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Windows 7: Can someone recommend a wireless router with extra range?

13 Dec 2012   #1
billberry12

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Can someone recommend a wireless router with extra range?

Large house with twists and turns, 2 story, 3500 sq ft. Current router only works in half the house.

Looking for way to solve the problem economically as possible. Booster??

Thanks all for your help.
Bill


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13 Dec 2012   #2
billberry12

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Will this do what I want?

Premiertek powerlink hermes 11bgn usb 1w hi-power adapter 2x9dbi antenna
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14 Dec 2012   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by billberry12 View Post
Large house with twists and turns, 2 story, 3500 sq ft. Current router only works in half the house.

Looking for way to solve the problem economically as possible. Booster??

Thanks all for your help.
Bill
For a house that big you really need to install another access point, no router will cover every room in a house that big.

You can mess with those wireless extenders if you want but for a house that big you need at least two access points no less. The new standard 802.11ac is out with routers and A/P's up to 1.6Gb wireless speed.
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14 Dec 2012   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Is this a 'g' or 'N' router. An N router has a much bigger range.
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