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Brand New HP Laptop has extremely low internet speeds

by moshei24 / September 6, 2011 3:54 AM PDT

I bought a new HP Pavilion g7-1150us laptop last Friday. All aspects of it are great except for the internet speeds.

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Just cured one like this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2011 4:04 AM PDT

I went to the router, set it to the defaults then put in a SIMPLE SSID then set it to WPA2 AES and clicked its OK.

Much better. Your post is void of any detail about the router or settings or if other locations are better.
Bob

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And another cured laptop.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2011 5:51 AM PDT

2 in the last week. This time we went to intel.com and got the latest driver for the intel wimax card.

-> Isn't about time these makers supply working stuff?

The days where we went driver hunting should have been gone over a decade ago.
Bob

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No, the router has nothing to do with it
by moshei24 / September 6, 2011 6:41 AM PDT

I have two laptops right next to each other. The old one has a Atheros AR5009 wireless card.

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You can make that bet.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2011 6:44 AM PDT

After some thousand routers over the past few decades you'll have a hard time convincing me that it's not the router just because other things work.

For those that dismiss this and the drivers I fear they are doomed to sit on hold for tech support for years.
Bob

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