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The signal getsweaker the further away you go from a router or hub, and the signals do weaken subastantially when they go through walls and floors.

Try setting your WAP / AP (wireless access point / access point ) antennas at a 45 degree angle to allow more of the wireless frequencies to go in a vertical ( up / down ) direction.

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Q: Why would you be having problems with a laptop wireless connection upstairs when the router is only about 40 feet away downstairs?
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