Wifi only slow on Dell Laptop

Feb 12, 2017 10:54AM PST

Dell Inspirion 15. Windows 10. AMD graphics card. On the hardline other PCs are getting 200mbps while Im only getting 14mbps on the wifi.
I've turned off firewall.
Updates/Unistalled the drivers (dell wlan 1397)
Uninstalled AMD quick stream.
Used the commands
Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog
Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log
Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

Factory reset the laptop and nothing had increased speeds.

Any suggestions?

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Solution for you
Feb 17, 2017 1:34AM PST

I found this list to possibly increase your wireless performance.

Right-click on the 'My Computer' icon on your computer and choose 'Properties'.

Click on the 'Hardware' tab and then click on the 'Device Manager'.

Now, find the 'Network Adapters' section and click on the little plus-sign to the left.

Find your wireless network adapter and right-click on it and choose 'Properties'.

This is where things will get different depending on the brand of your laptop and wireless card and which drivers you have installed. Browse through the different tabs and look for settings such as 'Power Management' or 'Transmit Power'. Adjust the settings to either disable the power management or increase the amount of power used by the network card.

Now, test your wireless signal strength to see if you still have the same weak wireless signal you had before. The chances are that you will notice an increased wireless signal strength.

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Dec 31, 2017 4:07AM PST

Try Disabling the SmartByte Network Service if usual solution dous not work
For that
Go to Start -> System Configuration->Select Service Tab->Uncheck the SmartByte Network Service ->Click Ok and do the Restart

This worked for me

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Sep 29, 2018 6:13PM PDT

I just want to thank you for helping me fix my problem. Your solution worked perfectly. Happy

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Issue resolved
Oct 20, 2018 7:05AM PDT

Thanks. Issue resolved.

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Wifi only slow on Dell Laptop
Dec 6, 2018 12:11AM PST

thanks for sharing this amazing technique.I have also faced this problem.

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