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CNet CQU-906 Wireless-N PicoUSB Dongle slow speed

by ale1964 / April 15, 2013 7:48 AM PDT

was fast when I first got it. now it's slow. I have fios, and my download speed on another wireless device is fast. 25mbps or higher.

with this dongle on a 6 yr old dell running windows 7, my download speed is about 8mbps. Sad

link quality is 99%, but link speed is just 52%. sometimes lower.

how can I get speeds higher on this? is their a setting to tweak? windows setting or a setting for the device itself?

thanks for any help

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Before we start. This is not the CNet that made that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 15, 2013 7:53 AM PDT

You should try another channel and be about 20 feet from the router. You may want to consider that certain security apps and surrounding WiFi users do impact the speed.

Good luck in this are and remember this forum is not the maker's own forum.

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good to know
by ale1964 / April 15, 2013 10:12 AM PDT

I wondered if its the same cnet or not. lol

I'll try another channel see if that helps. I do have many wireless users around my house. so maybe that is affecting it? thanks for the help.

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(NT) Yup and why we jump around channels and secure with WPA2.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 15, 2013 12:27 PM PDT
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