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wireless Router

by herold23movies / June 30, 2008 2:59 PM PDT

I have a wireless router (D-link 802.11g/2.4ghz) Before a i just used it for my 2 desktop computers and it worked fine. Now I have bought 2 new laptops and it seems that the reception and speed of the wireless internet is extremly slow compared to when I plug my laptop directly into it. Does anyone have any idea why that would be and is there anything I can do to fix that?

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Speed test
by Usernameniner / June 30, 2008 3:09 PM PDT
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Wireless will be slower
by PudgyOne / June 30, 2008 6:00 PM PDT
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than being wired. I know if I'm on my wireless router, I get 54 Mbps. If I plug into the wireless router I get 100 Mbps.

Also depends on the wireless card in the laptops. Hopefully you have a wireless card that has g or n capabilities. If you have a b wireless card, speed will be drastically reduced.

Also check to see if your wireless router is setup like the Forum Sticky suggests. If it's NOT, there is a possibility that someone is using your wireless router to connect and that can also slow down your connection.


Rick

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