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Slow WiFi on Samsung RC512 Laptop solved.

by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 6, 2011 9:35 AM PDT

New laptop and wifi was under 200 kilobits a second on a few routers.

This model has an Intel 6520 WiMax/WiFi module so I went to and it's tool to check drivers claimed mine were up to date (same for Samsung's and Microsoft's tools.)

Being a little more seasoned I looked for the driver the old fashioned way and sure enough there was a newer version.

Old =
New =

Installed the new version it's back to 20 megabits a second and higher.

COMMENT. Windows has been out for over a decade and driver hunts are legendary. Fix this!


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