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slow wirelss connection

by glenn113 / March 15, 2012 10:54 PM PDT

I have a Linksys E1200 router hooked up to my host computer a Vista HP. My client computer is in a Windows 7 HP x 64 bit . It is in a bedroom, about 50 feet away with a netgear WG111 wireless usb 2.0 adapter (54 Mbps). Things like youtube videos take forever to load. Without having to change the host and client computers, what is the easiest way to speed the connection. Would a wireless range extender be the best trick? If so, what kind. Or should I install a different wireless adapter on the client computer? Thank you for your help.

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Clarification Request
by glenn113 / March 16, 2012 2:18 AM PDT

Also, my isp is Comcast.

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Why host and client?
by Coryphaeus / March 16, 2012 9:47 PM PDT

Connect each PC as their own device.

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slow wireless connection
by glenn113 / March 17, 2012 5:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Why host and client?

Yes, I have done that and just bought and installed a lynksys ae2500 adapter on my windows 7. The connection speed is not like it use to be?

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Re: slow connection
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 29, 2012 8:29 PM PDT

Is it better if you bring the laptop closer to the router?


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by glenn113 / March 30, 2012 8:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Why host and client?

Comcast came out. I needed a new modem. Replaced, now working fine

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by glenn113 / March 30, 2012 8:48 AM PDT

Comcast came out and replaced the modem with a stronger one. Problem fixed.

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by GeekyMukesh / October 9, 2012 12:47 PM PDT

Hello.I am Mukesh..Slow internet connection problem..Well,try changing the location of your Router because if you place your router in a very small,closed will have that problem..Sometimes Internet connection will slow down during rainy...Thank You.

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