How do I improve signal strength?

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HELP....I just had my Viasat dish and exede wifi modem installed and my roku enabled TV is indicating a very weak signal. I am currently getting 7.98 download and 1.01 upload...this is 6 times faster than my DSL that I am replacing but the Qwest Wire2 router seems to be producing a far stronger signal....How do I boost the signal strength so I can use my tv?
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To extend the Exede WiFi modem and revert to using your working router's WiFi see the following conversation:

https://community.viasat.com/viasat/topics/i-was-a-long-time-liberty-customer-and-recently-switched-...

Although for a Linksys router the approach is generally the same and each router's user interface differs.

Taking a quick look at the Qwest manual it appears its default addressing doesn't conflict with the Exede defaults so you may be able to simply connect its WAN port to an Exede WiFi LAN port and regain the better WiFi access you had - at that point you can disable the Exede WiFi access.

P.S. Taking a closer look appears that 's  a combo device in it's own right - you may have to consider a new router, repeater, wifi extender, etc. Any number of suggestions can be found here.
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