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In a house or flat, there may be various factors affecting your Wi-Fi signal strength, coverage, and connectivity speeds. This can be how far you are from the router, how thick your walls or floors are, how many reflective surfaces and what type of Wi-Fi standard you have.
Check your Wi-Fi signal
netsh wlan show interfaces
Receive rate (Mbps) : 117 Transmit rate (Mbps) : 195 Signal : 75%The receive and transmit rate are the maximum speed the WiFi can operate at from your test location. In this example, the average broadband speed is around 40 Mbps, so a Wi-Fi speed of 117 Mbps is more than adequate to ensure that the device is using all available internet bandwidth.The signal keeps an overall quality assessment of the link. Anything below 50% could experience packet loss, which would have a negative impact on real time protocols such as video and voice.
Mapping your homeYou can take your laptop around your home and keep repeating the command to find the best and weak Wi-Fi signal to help you get better coverage. If you're handy with Microsoft PowerShell you could automate this in to a CSV/Excel file and tag in GPS coordinate data!
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