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trobule gaming wirelessly

by bigfirestone / November 15, 2005 6:22 PM PST

i have a cable internet connection, super fast laptop, linksys wireless router 801.11g, and internal intel wireless card 801.11g. my connection status is always excellent with full bars, the speed dips down to 11 mbps, no lower. when i search for game servers i get low pings, 20-60, join and i cant play a game on this connection for more than 60 seconds before the lag sets in and i am hopping all over the map. if i plug in a cable i have no problems at all. anyone have any suggestions?

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Any 802.11B devices....
by Michael Geist / November 15, 2005 6:26 PM PST

attaching themselves to your network? They will cause the rest of the "G" devices to slow down.

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dont think so
by bigfirestone / November 20, 2005 1:23 AM PST

i dont have anything else in the house that would be accessing the network, it slows down even just on the web

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How about your neighbors?
by Michael Geist / November 20, 2005 3:35 AM PST
In reply to: dont think so

Some will hitchhike on an open unsecured network.

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fixed it
by bigfirestone / November 24, 2005 3:32 PM PST

i threw the lock down on the security and tweaked a few other things and i think i got it working good. thanks for your help.

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