Yes, there is a way to extend the range of your Wi-Fi system, with a Wi-Fire antenna, that easily attaches to your laptop. Using my computer in the downstairs library and connecting to my wi-fi system based upstairs at the other ned of the house has been iffy, but with the $50 Wi-Fire antenna connected to the laptop I now get better. stronger reception. I recommend this little device, which sets up with some quick software and clips to the top of the computer screen or sets on a table, connected by USB. For info, go to