Extend network using Power line vs. Coax

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BigDog101

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I have a 5yr old home, two story, 3,000sq ft. I use a Linksys E4200 dual band router. I'm finding a dead spot where we place our TV and watch netflix streaming via a Roku box.
Running cat 6 is a project that I would rather not get into.

I would rather not extend the reach of my wireless. I would prefer a wired solution as it places an ethernet drop for other devices I might want to add.

Two options came to mind: Run ethernet over Power lines. I've read good things about Western Digital LiveWire http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=310

Then there is the option of running ethernet over coax. My home is fully wired for cable (which we don't use). Actiontec has a product http://www.actiontec.com/products/product.php?pid=192

Comments on the devices and/or other options to solve the problem?

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BigDog101 in Texas
 
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I have never used the coax setup, but I have heard good things about powerline adaptors. They do the job and your house if fairley new and your should have no issues with crosstalk
 
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