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Speed Up Wi-Fi
Q: I am so frustrated by the crappy Wi-Fi in my house. I try this and that, and nothing really works. Help me Obi-Wan Komando!
A: First off, you may have picked my next Halloween costume as “Obi-Wan Komando” is brilliant. Domestic Wi-Fi is a very common problem, so you’re in good company when it comes to bad signals inside your home. There are lots of reasons your Wi-Fi might get watered down, and many of them may surprise you. Believe it not, the architecture of your home can affect signal strength, as can other machines competing for the same frequency. Then there is the router itself, which might use a little help reaching every corner of your abode, or even need replacement. Click here for 10 ways to boost your home Wi-Fi.