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Slow Wireless Speeds - Laptop is fine, Desktop is SLOW

Q: Slow Wireless Speeds - Laptop is fine, Desktop is SLOW

Hello all,

First off, I have been searching these forums for several days and have seen a number of people reporting slow wireless connections in Windows 7. Which was comforting, knowing I was not alone - but unfortunately I've yet to find the answer in any of the older posts, so I am hoping that making one of my own will help resolve this. Sorry to add to the noise, but I'm kind of out of ideas. Now for the problem:

Initially my wireless speed in Windows 7 was comparable to what I got under XP - mainly 54mbps but occasionally dropping lower, but nothing out of the ordinary. However, I've recently noticed that I am never going about 18mpbs now on my wireless connection, and the actual speed seems to be bottlenecked even slower than that. Example, here is a speed test I just ran.

Here is the results of my ipconfig /all


Code:
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Jon-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : provenahealth.com

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Cisco AnyConnect VPN Virtual Miniport Ada
pter for Windows x64
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-05-9A-3C-7A-00
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::d5b0:3e81:da0d:400c%14(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 218105242
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-15-8D-B5-AC-6C-F0-49-72-21-A5

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::2%1
fec0:0:0:ffff::3%1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.il.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0F-66-6E-40-DA
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.106(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Tuesday, October 04, 2011 7:23:56 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, October 05, 2011 7:23:56 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 8.8.8.8
8.8.4.4
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.hsd1.il.comcast.net.:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : hsd1.il.comcast.net.
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2001:0:4137:9e76:ccf:1527:3f57:fe95(Prefe
rred)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::ccf:1527:3f57:fe95%12(Preferred)
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : ::
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{1D3CC08A-B0C6-48FE-AF82-CCE8652220B9}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter #2
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
I have checked for the latest drivers on my Broadcom 802.11g Network Adapter through Windows, and even going so far as to try and find the reference drivers. (Which is turns out is "Broadcom Dell Wireless 1350 WLAN MiniPCI Card" but I've been unable to find anything worthwhile there.) The router is a WRT54G2 running the latest firmware version: 1.0.04.

Also, the issue seems to be on just this ONE machine. We have a Win7 Home Premium 64bit laptop that connects at 54mpbs and the speedtests done there are closer to 15-20mbps that I should be getting here. (Also, for giggles and grins I ran a speedtest on my iPhone connected to the same wireless network and received better speeds than on my desktop!)

I realize that was a lot of info to dump all at once, but I figured best to get the obvious questions out of the way up front. So, anyone have any suggestions? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

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Preferred Solution: Slow Wireless Speeds - Laptop is fine, Desktop is SLOW

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Slow Wireless Speeds - Laptop is fine, Desktop is SLOW

I almost don't believe it, because I could have sworn I had tried this in the past. I changed the broadcast channel from 10 to 1 after doing another WiFi channel search and seeing a new network broadcasting on 8. I was still getting good signal strength, but I figured it couldn't hurt. About 30 seconds later my wireless speed jumped back up to 54mbps and this is the speed test now.



Glad its fixed, but I almost don't trust that this will stay fixed. Going to leave this open for a day or two to see if anyone else has any suggestions that I might want to try.

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My computer has extremely slow download speeds, upload speeds are fine. Ping is always at ~10-20ms. (to Google) The problem has nothing to do with, my ISP, my router, my type of connection. I know this for a fact.


I've tried multiple network adapters. USB WiFi, integrated WiFi, connecting through another PC via ethernet, they all give the same result.

I'm guessing this is a problem with some software on the PC itself, as it seems to not be a hardware problem.

All other devices on the network have perfectly fine speeds, including Ethernet and WiFi connected devices.
I also cannot connect this PC to Ethernet, would take hours.

Any ideas on how to fix this?

Any and all help is greatly appreciated, thank you.

A:Slow download speeds, Fast upload speeds. Other devices are fine.

In device manager check the status of devices under Network Adapters

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Hi there, i was wondering if you could help me this problem i've been having for the past 3 days now. I recently downgraded from Vista to XP, and ever since then i've had download speeds of 5kb/s or less. Before now, i couldn't get onto anywebsites because it would time out, things like www.yahoo.com would take about 5 minutes to open properly. I did notice that when i was asked which partition to install XP on there was 2 sub partitions on the C drive for some reason. Anyway long story short, i managed to fix it by using the format option from booting the pc with the vista installation disk, then put xp in etc.
So, browsing speeds are normal for me, but i can't get on my online games because it just times out due to the slow download speeds, and anything large in size takes extremely long to download even with internet download manager, I've been waiting 10+ minutes for windows live messenger to finish downloading and installing and it still hasn't done so.
If you could have a look at my hijack this log and let me know what you see wrong it'd be much appreciated thanks.
Not sure if this is to do with a virus, ran AVG, Malawarebytes etc and they haven't picked anything up.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:30:26 AM, on 8/18/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.... Read more

A:Browsing speeds are fine, download and upload speeds are very slow.

Doing a Panda Security Activescan right now, telling me at 25% it's already found over 100 infections.
 

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Hey, I'm having really slow speeds surfing the internet, watching videos on sites like youtube, and downloading files. So i went to Speedtest.net and found that my download speeds are only 1.3 mbps!! my upload is fine, around 5 mbps. I dunno what the issue could be! I am wirelessly connected to the router, but the signal strength is fine. Attatched is a screenshot from xirrus.
 

A:Slow Download Speeds, Upload Speeds fine

And your download speed with an ethernet connection to the router? Directly to the modem? What speed are you supposed to be getting?
 

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I am having issues with my desktop. I am getting download speeds using speedtest.net of about 3mbps. On my laptop however I am getting speeds of 20-25mbps.

I have run a virus scan and malware scan and both came out as clean. What else could be causing my computer to suffer such slow download speeds?

A:Slow Download Speeds on Desktop, Fast download Speeds on Laptop

Anyone?

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So as of last night, my laptop has been having connection issues using the same wi-fi that I've been using for months.
My internet is part of my rent with the building I live in, but have never had an issue before this.

Most* websites will load instantly, or within a second, unless there are images or videos on the page.
However, all videos, images, and online games are nearly unresponsive. Videos on youtube immediately drop to the lowest quality, and will take a very long time to load fully (up to 30 minutes for a 5 minute video). Images also load incredibly slowly.
I've tried to do a speed test, but the test fails after the ping check due to lack of a connection.

All my other devices are perfectly fine, including phone, tablet, multiple gaming systems. Netflix on my PS3 also has absolutely no issues loading quickly with high quality. My friend's laptop, when using the same connection, seems to have full and proper speeds.

I've looked around on this forum at similar posts, and have already re-installed my wireless drivers. The problem persists.

Any help or guidance would be greatly appreciated!
EDIT: Speedtest finally worked
.http://www.speedtest.net/result/4335041550.png
 

A:Wireless internet Slow* on laptop, but fine on all other devices.

Lets see an xirrus screen shot please - see below

also try

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Uninstall and allow windows to re-install the adapter and Driver
goto the device manager > Network Adapters > click on the [+] to show all the adapters

right click on the adapter and from the menu

remove/uninstall the adapter

Now restart the pc and allow windows to detect new hardware and re install the adapter and the driver
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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file to the faulty PC and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply

http://go.pardot.com/l/66982/2015-01-26/2361i
enter you details
Download this file "DOWNLOAD WI-FI INSPECTOR Vx.xx "
( the site now appears to allow webbased emails like gmail, hotmail, outlook and yahoo now )

There is also a xirrus gadget, But th... Read more

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Hey, I'm having really slow speeds surfing the internet, watching videos on sites like youtube, and downloading files. So i went to Speedtest.net and found that my download speeds are only 500 kbps!! my upload is fine, around 6 mbps. I dunno what the issue could be! I am wirelessly connected to the router, but the signal strength is fine.
 

A:Slow Download Speeds, Upload fine

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector and show ...

Start, Run, CMD, OK to open a command prompt:
(For Vista or 7 type CMD in the Search box after Start)

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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I have just installed Windows Home Server on one of my PC's and everything is fine apart from the Internet.
I get download speeds at around 7.0KB/s
I can connect the cable into my laptop and it get my full 100meg Internet speed.

I have updated my drivers to the latest ones and that hasn't helped.

I can however remote desktop into it without issue and stream media files off it without a problem.

I'm at a complete loss, and its probably something simple i have overlooked but i'm stuck!
Any help appreciated

(Just to add, i previously had Win 7 installed on the PC and that worked fine)

A:WHS Slow download fine upload speeds

Which version, v1 or 2011?

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OK, so this is kinda weird... at the moment, I am running two near-identical PCs at home... both are same hardware spec apart from GFX and soundcards varying slightly, both are running XP SP3, both are connected to the same router via network cable not wireless... Both have had their internet settings optimised in TuneeUp utilities...

however, one machine gives me download speeds of 3-400kB/s, downloading maybe 6 or 7 files at a time from rapidshare, and the other is lucky to get 100kB/s downloading three files...

When I visit speedtest.net the faster of the two gives me 19500 download speed, the slower one gives me 4500... I'm perplexed... anyone got any ideas of anthing I can do to bring the slower computer up to the same speed as the fast one?
 

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Guys, is there any way I can help speed up my browsing on the internet? I know some sites are slower than others but, as of late, the internet seems to slow down to a crawl yet, when I do the speed test, I end up scoring higher or just where I am supposed to be at.

I only use Avast as my A.V. & Spyware + Windows Firewall, no proxies. I am also using OpenDNS for my dns address and this has help a bit but still, I will like more from it since when I download a file, it does it fairly quick.

Any ideas?

A:Extremely slow Internet browsing... Download speeds are fine

If we assume you are not hit by evil infection, then it might be relevant that an older post of yours show you have router with firmware not updated since long. Wireless Routers - Linksys Community Forums try search for it here. Lots of problems like this v4.21.1 of Linksys WRT54G Firmware is Bad - Wireless Routers - Linksys Community Forums though you can say the same for many routers.

So why dont you update to Tomato firmware? If it qualifies, Tomato FAQ | polarcloud.com

That way you can let router handle dynamic IP update (Basic, DDNS) and also get a little boost by increasing build in cache. Advanced, DHCP/DNS can be set up like in the pic. In older post I lost url to did you say Opendns ips changed? They should not. Only 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220 are allowed I think, see pic for how it looks in Tomato.

Read up on Tomato site, there should not be a risk by "flashing" - can go back. Also dont wonder where firewall went - it is not possible to turn it off

If browsers are hosed by infection good luck Opendns can have problems in certain areas but should be temporarily. Infection is more likely than opendns messing up if set up correctly.

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My new HP laptop 15-ac114nx [Intel Core i3 @ 2.00GHz, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD] running Windows 10 64 bit has a serious wifi problem. Ever since I have bought the laptop Wifi internet speeds seem to be comparitively very slow on battery than when plugged in. I have a 20 Mbps connection which provides a reasonable browsing and download speed on all my other devices. The issue with this laptop is that when running on battery and connected using wifi even opening a webpage such as facebook or youtube takes an awfully lot of time lets say like 5 to 10 seconds and sometimes much more, whereas if I do the same with the power cord plugged in, the web pages appear as soon as I click their links(i.e. Vey Fast/Instantaneously).  To add further clarity to the situation I tested the download speed of a particular file while running on battery and with the cord plugged in. I started the download of a file [Java Development Kit ~ 160MB] using chrome with the cord plugged in and navigated to the chrome downloads page to monitor the download progress. The download speed was about 1000-1200 Kbps. Midway through the download I removed the power cord. Immediately the speeds dropped down to 20-30Kbps and sometimes even much lower.  After approximately 10 seconds I plugged the cord back in and wow the download speed went back up to approx a 1000 Kbps. After sometime I removed the cord again and as a result the speed dropped down again. Plugged the cord again and it rose back up. NOw this c... Read more

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Hi. I'm trying to get my desktop set up but I'm having trouble with the wireless connection. The signal strength is really low.

The thing is my laptop gets fine signal in the same place. Any ideas?
 

A:Wireless - laptop fast, desktop slow.

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Hi,

Firstly, my computer details:

Windows 10, intel i5-4690k, AMD RX 480, Asrock Z97m anniversary mobo, 16GB RAM, TN-Link AC-1900 wi-fi pci-e card.

I've recently been having to deal with much slower than usual wi-fi speeds in my desktop computer. Using speedtest.net, it will regularly score only 10Mbps download speeds (and 10Mbps upload speeds, strangely), despite my 200 Mbps connection, and with my mobile phone giving me 100Mbps+ whilst sat in the same location.
Its been an issue for me for at least 3 months now, despite recent router changes, wi-fi pci-e card upgrades, and even windows reinstallations. Moving the router and the computer has had little to no effect either. If I run a cable from the modem to the computer I get 200+ Mbps speeds, but this is very unwieldy/unsightly in my home Its making me start to believe that it might be a mobo problem perhaps? If anyone could shed some light or has any suggestions as to where to go from here, it would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 900 @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 3002 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 7 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 216 GB (164 GB Free); D: 16 GB (2 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1605
Antivirus: Norton Security, Enabled and Updated

My ISP is Cox and use their dual band router. I have three hp desktop computers that I have tested and connected to the router hard wired. On each of these I am getting about 60 Mbps which is great and I realize they would get much better speeds hard wired than my 2 laptops running wireless. My two laptop computers are getting about 7 Mbps download speeds and 2 Mbps upload speeds. All the computers are finding the router and connecting fine and all are using the 2.4 band.
I am using Google Chrome browser on all of them. I have also tested them with several speed test sites and they are all indicating about the same results.
So I am not having any issues with the wired desktop pc speed which I expect as they are hard wired to the router.

But the speeds on the laptops are terrible.

When I look at the wireless connection it doesn't show the 5.0 band. I don't know how to get that to show up on the available connections. If I could set them to use the 5.0 band I would think that would make some difference, right? There are... Read more

A:very slow wireless speeds...

You didn't describe your dual band wireless router, but I'm guessing it's capable of using both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wireless bands.
If it is, it should be set up to use the faster 5 GHz wireless band.

Does the built-in wireless adapter in each of your laptops support both bands?
If they don't, changing the bandwidth capability setting from 20 MHz to 40 MHz may help.

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i JUST restored my OS to Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit, computer is a Dell Inspiron N7110 with an [email protected] and 6GB ram..after installing fresh drivers from the dell site, i'm getting very very slow wireless speeds.

Ookla wired speed - 88Mb/s down 12Mb/s up ping @ 28ms
Ookla wireless speed - 3.30Mb/s down 11.96Mb/s up ping @ 28ms.

System info:
Processor: see it averaging about 30% steadily, with 5 IE windows open, none displaying anything but plain text
Memory: Averaging 50-52% with the same windows open
Disk: fluctuating between 0-50
Network: fluctuating between 0-70Kbps (Chrome being highest in PID)

Does the system info look normal? and any idea why my wireless is so slow?

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i JUST restored my OS to Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit, computer is a Dell Inspiron N7110 with an [email protected] and 6GB ram..after installing fresh drivers from the dell site, i'm getting very very slow wireless speeds.

Ookla wired speed - 88Mb/s down 12Mb/s up ping @ 28ms
Ookla wireless speed - 3.30Mb/s down 11.96Mb/s up ping @ 28ms.

System info:
Processor: see it averaging about 30% steadily, with 5 IE windows open, none displaying anything but plain text
Memory: Averaging 50-52% with the same windows open
Disk: fluctuating between 0-50
Network: fluctuating between 0-70Kbps (Chrome being highest in PID)

Does the system info look normal? and any idea why my wireless is so slow?

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My wife has an old laptop running Vista with a built in G network access. I bought and installed a Linksys wireless-N USB Network Adapter with dual-band (model WUSB600N) to connect with our N network. It worked quite well connecting with a signal strength of 5 bars (excellent) and a speed of 270 MBS. The old computer finally gave up, but my wife loved that machine set-up, so I transfered its hard drive to a Toshiba Satelite A135-54487 and reinstalled the N adapter.

Everything works fine except the N network connection which is now at a signal strength of 2 bars (fair) and a speed of 39 Mbs. What should I do?
John Boyes
 

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I have a D-Link wireless G router (DI-524). Connected wirelessly are 2 Dell laptops running Vista (a Brother multi-function printer is connected via wire to the D-Link).

I've been testing my speeds at speedtest.net and both laptops are getting around 1.8 mbps download and 7.0 mbps upload. While these speeds are not too shabby, I can get 15 mbps download when connected via ethernet cable to the router! Upload speeds don't vary as much, as I only improve to 9 mbps when I plug-in (vs. 7 wireless). Any idea why my wireless download speeds are so slow?

Right now I'm on channel 6. I've tried 1,3, 6, 9, and 11. It doesn't help. When I move a laptop to literally inches from the router, my speeds improve from 1.8 to 3, but still nowhere near 15. I have no cordless phones, the router is near no other electronics except the cable modem (and maybe 4 feet from an LCD computer monitor and the printer/copier). The router has the latest firmware and is set to operate in G-only mode. Any thoughts on how to improve my speed? I'd love to take advantage of the full 15 mbps I'm able to pull from Comcast!

Many thanks!
 

A:Slow wireless speeds

If the H/W version of that router is C you may just have a junky router. Whatever the version reset it to factory default settings and reconfigure. Sometimes that helps.
 

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Hi Guys,

Having a problem with by broadband speeds. I'm using a USB wireless adaptor as my on board adaptor stopped working a while ago, Have had no issues since and getting speeds between 40-50mbps.

Last week the speed plummeted to around 3-4mbps for no real reason. I bought a new USB adaptor and still the same. I did briefly turn the on-board adaptor back on and the speeds went back up so I know it's not the broadband itself.

Any suggestions?

Kind Regards

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My download speeds are very slow I've replaced my old router that recently died, and also gave me slow download speed out of nowhere, I dont know what the problem is now??
 

A:Wireless Download Speeds Slow! Help!

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My girlfriend and I bought two notebooks about one year ago. They have the same built in wireless hardware. For some reason, her notebook is freakin fast on internet connection, and mine is mostly slow. I can have both of them running side by side and hers just whoops my butt. I have a netgear wireless router, and it works fine for hers. Any ideas that I could try? All the settings seem to be the same. Thanks a lot!
 

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I am connected to the internet via a cable modem through a Netgear 802.11b router. The router is right next to my notebook and I connect directly through ethernet to the router, but I have two other computers in the house which show good connectivity, i.e, 10Mbps, but the download tests show about "dial-up" rates. When I connect the notebook which is right next to the router to the wireless network, I get the same slow speed. My download tests show 3000 kbps for ethernet and 50 kbps for the wireless network. How do I troubleshoot this situation? Any suggestions.
 

A:Slow download speeds on wireless

i would run a few different connect speed test - yoiu can get some false figures
then make sure you are really at a slow speed maybe time a download

turn all pc's off except 1 and try -maybe its spyware using the bandwidth

if wireless open - have a look in router an see how many people connected - your neighbours maybe using your connection unaware

if wireless secure - take secruity off and try

get isp to check speed maybe a problem in exchange
 

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Hope someone can help.
At work using a wireless connection to access a drive on a Server running Windows 2003 Server it takes forever to get folders and files to open. I watch the progress bar and i see it working its way slowly across. Same setup on my xp laptop files and folders open immeadately. I am using Spysweeper and Trend Micro Antivirus on the Vista Laptop and Norton on the XP laptop

Thanks in advance for any help

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Hello, I am using a Belkin Wireless Router (F5D7230-4 6000), which I have a great signal to, 90%, and in the morning 10am till about 2-3pm in the afternoon the speed is great, I play some online games and my ping is always below 100ms. Then everyday around 4-5pm the speed gets really weak, and my ping goes to 400ms +, and around 7-9pm I can barely browse the web with the slow speeds. The router is WPA secured and only has me and 3 other computers connected to it. I am using a linksys WMP54GX Wireless adapter with updated firmware, and the router's firmware has been updated also...

So if anyone can give me some ideas or tests, or something I can do to find the problem it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
EDIT:

I found this in the firewall log...I went to the IP address's and have never been there before, why are they attacking me?

Firewall log:
Mon Nov 5 04:21:20 2007 1 Blocked by DoS protection 10.255.98.122
Mon Nov 5 04:55:15 2007 1 Blocked by DoS protection 192.168.2.6
Mon Nov 5 12:14:04 2007 1 Blocked by DoS protection 10.255.98.122
Mon Nov 5 14:36:50 2007 1 Blocked by DoS protection 64.81.79.41
Mon Nov 5 14:37:51 2007 1 Blocked by DoS protection 64.81.79.41
Mon Nov 5 14:46:30 2007 1 Blocked by DoS protection 217.160.255.49
Mon Nov 5 14:47:22 2007 1 Blocked by DoS protection 217.160.255.49
 

A:Slow Speeds with wireless router.

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Hello i just got a new windows 7 (gateway fx)
(os)
Windows 7 home premium 64-bit

(cpu)
intel core i7 processer 2600

(RAM)
16gb DDr3 memory

(HDD)
64gb solid-state drive + 2tb hard drive

(optical)
blu-ray / super-muti combo drive

idk if that helps but i need my download speeds back to normal cuz im downloading wow and other big games in the (gbs) so if u can help that would be GREAT (normal speed 150-200 kbs on old windows xp and on windows 7 10-50kbs
 

A:New windows 7 Desktop slow download speeds

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I have a D-Link G510 running vista x64 drivers available from the australian d-link website.

I had a few problems with it before where it would freeze when i was using bit torrent or playing online games. However i've just switched internet provider and so got a new router, the freezing problems have all gone which is nice but my download speeds are now worse than before despite an upgrade from 8mb to 20mb.

This is a speed test using the wireless card 1 floor up from the router (excellent signal strength)
(my isp is actually O2)

If i connect my pc to my laptop via ethernet and use the laptop and its inbuilt wireless as a network bridge i can reach 15 - 17 mbps as can all the other computers in my house.

Any idea whats going on here?

A:Very slow download speeds with wireless pci card

have a look through this

Why is my wireless connection so slow? Wireless Networking Forum FAQ - dslreports.com

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hi,
I have recently setup a wireless network at home. I am using a Belkin 54g router. My Desktop is directly connected to the router with a cat5 cable and the laptop is "hooked" up using wireless.

I wanted to transfer some files from the desktop to the laptop but it takes a very long time to transfer. For example a 1gig file takes about 20mins. I thought the speed was 54Mbs, so why does it take so long to transfer?
I tested the intenet speeds on both the desktop and laptop and they come out the same. My internet connection on both the Desktop and laptop is at 2.3Mbs(as expected). The laptop is showing that its speed is at 54Mbs. But I don't think internet connection speed should matter in this case because all i'm doing is transfering files between 2 networked computers.

I'm just confused because I expected the files to move over rapidly. Can someone tell me what I can do to solve this problem.

Thanks
 

A:Very slow speeds when transfering files using wireless

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hi,

i am on sky broadband 8mb using ethernet, the speed has never been up to scratch but this week i have moved my computer into my bedroom i spent 40 on a netgear 108mbsp wireless USB 2.0 adapter ( model:- wg111t ), everything was going fine but over the last few days i have been getting disconnected and experiancing very slow speeds !

i havent changed any settings or installed any programs it just literally turned my computer on and thats it. It was all set up right using the correct password it has ect...

any ideas ?

cheers
 

A:very poor wireless, disconnection and slow speeds...

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Hello, i have a Netgear WGR614v5 with my wireless connection. It is very fast. However, i use Bitlord to download torrents. When i do, the download speeds are 1-5 Kb/s...VERY slow. how do i configure my router so i can get like in the 90's at least since i have wireless?
 

A:Torrent Speeds VERY slow with Wireless connection

what kind of torrents are you getting?
 

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Hello everyone,
I have 3 or 4 devices connected via a wireless connection, 2 of which are in the same room. Roughly a week ago, my desktop (Vista OS) started to suffer from severely reduced download speeds (5-30kb/s), while my laptop (also Vista OS) which is on the same wireless network continues to run at normal speeds (500kb/s-1mb/s).

I have tried a system restore, scanning for viruses, updating/disabling antivirus and firewalls, connecting directly to LAN, changed wireless interface speed from g to b to mixed, changed wireless channels from 1-6-11, nothing seems to work.

I have a Thomson TG782T router with a D-Link wireless card (which is rather old). I will be happy to post system specs if it helps diagnose this problem.

Please feel free to move this if it should be in the hardware section, I'm thinking it may be a hardware issue.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Slow speeds on PC which shares wireless network

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I'm having problem with slow wireless trasnfer speeds. 129kb/s slow. So here is my set up. Desktop with a 100MB nic card, running windows 7 ultimate, connected to linksys wrt320n running dd-wrt. then i have my laptop running windows 7 ultimate, connected to my wireless network.

I have tried coping files in the homegroup and outside of the homegroup. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Slow Wireless Transfer Speeds

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I have fast internet (180 Mbps) using ethernet cable on an older laptop. Using the same cable on my H530 I get 75Mbps at best. Any suggestions? I downloaded the newest ethernet driver and no improvement. Other devices in the house on ethernet are getting much faster speeds. Would replacing the ethernet card help? Thanks for any advice.  

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Hi all ive had this problem since i got my pc, basically my wireless speeds are around 0.5mb when i do a speedtest on windows, however on safe mode it will be 12mb. there's obviously some sort of conflict which i have struggled to identify.

here is what i tried

- fresh installs, although at the start the speeds are fine but once i install more drivers/programs it will do it

- installed different wireless drivers

- disabled certain processes/services
windows 7
pci express wireless adapter - TL-WR781ND
 

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Hi all ive had this problem since i got my pc, basically my wireless speeds are around 0.5mb when i do a speedtest on windows, however on safe mode it will be 12mb. there's obviously some sort of conflict which i have struggled to identify.

here is what i tried

- fresh installs, although at the start the speeds are fine but once i install more drivers/programs it will do it

- installed different wireless drivers

- disabled certain processes/services
windows 7
pci express wireless adapter - TL-WR781ND

A:Wireless speeds slow, but fast in safe mode?

You might try uninstalling the wireless connection software that installed with the drivers, you should see it there in add/remove programs.

Let Windows handle that part of the connection instead, it usually works better that way.

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Hello all,
I'm hoping someone can help me. This is my first post. I have been fighting my internet speeds for several weeks now, and Verizon wireless has not been any help. I have a HP Pavillion running XP Media Center. I use a wireless usb modem like you would on a laptop, only I use it on a desktop, so it never moves. I have great cellular signal with it, but my speeds stink up the place. I test at speedtest.net. I have run spybot S&D to try to clean up any spyware (didn't find much), I have run Windows Definder. I have done all the normal disk clean up, scan disk, ect. Here is my HijackThis file:
Any ideas to try would be extremely appreciated.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:55:49 PM, on 6/21/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
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A:Slow and fluctuating internet speeds (Verizon Wireless)

Please do not start multiple threads on the same topic. Continue here.
 

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Hi! I recently installed a ssd on my laptop (asus G751JY). The laptop has 2 slots, first one is occupied by a PCI-E M.2 ssd and the other one is the one which I installed the ssd.Problem is that I only get half the speed(250mb/s read/write) my ssd should have (crucial M500).Anyone knows that's wrong?
Laptop is recent and should support stat 6.0Gps

thanks in advance
 

A:slow speeds from SSD on laptop

It's possible the slots are not identical. How are you measuring the speed?
 

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When I type text into a field on the internet (such as this forum), it appears as I type it, but if I type something offline (such as when editing music, or writing something in WordPad), it's painfully slow. It takes twenty-something seconds for the cursor to even appear at the spot I clicked, and I can finish writing a whole paragraph before the first word finishes appearing. This also happens when I try to select something; the computer is extremely slow to respond.

This didn't slowly happen; just one day it started taking forever to write, but it has begun progressively taking longer and longer for the computer to react. I have an up-to-date virus scanner, and everything checks out clean. I've defragmented, and pulled up task manager, and it doesn't show any spikes nor high RAM usage, and again, this only happens when I type offline.

What can I do to get my speed back?

A:Slow Text on Desktop; Fine Online

Hello,

Try entering msconfig into the start menu, and pressing enter. In the Startup tab, clear the check boxes next to all of the entries. That will prevent those programs from loading on startup.

Reboot, and try typing; does the problem still exist?

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i have an HP pavilion m6-1045dx laptop with the specs:
intel i5-3210M processor
8gb ram
windows 7 64bit OS

obviously, i have an intel centrino wirless N-2230 as the wireless NIC. a few days ago my hard drive failed and needed repair, i managed to replace the hard drive but came a long this problem. whenever i would play my PC game (league of legends), my ping would register at 800-2200 pms i need help.

note: the wirless NIC worked perfectly fine with prior to the hard drive crash other than dropping the network when there's too much users on the router.

A:Intel centrino wireless N-2230 having slow connection speeds

If your router is dropping network when there's too much users, it might be overheating or overloaded and that your Wireless NIC might not be the problem at all. Playing 3D games that require online multiplayer is very demanding for a router that is not "high performance" capable. It might be the case where the router is overloaded when someone is playing an online multiplayer 3D game while others are streaming HD or using a Skype call VOIP all at the same time. You can try unplugging your router for 30 seconds and plugging it back in and see if ping spikes are gone.

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I just built my computer not too long ago and I am having trouble with my wireless download speeds. I have installed the Ralink RT61 Turbo Wireless LAN Card. The driver is updated to the latest version. Sometimes my wireless internet works fine and I get download speeds of about 10 Mbps. Other times I get speeds of 0.1-0.3 Mbps. When I notice these particularly slow speeds I check on my laptop and there is not problem. Also, my roommate just built his computer and he has the same wireless card. He too was having trouble with slow download speeds but after he updated his driver his problem was fixed and he is getting speeds of 20 Mbps. Right now it seems that when I restart my computer it fixes the problem but not entirely sure because I have only done this a couple of times. I have had trouble from the start with this adapter. It took me a while to even connect to the wireless router. In fact, the first time I tried connecting many times and after many restarts I still could not connect. Then I tried another wireless network to which I didn't have the password too and when I then tried to reconnect to mine it worked fine. I haven't seen download speeds over 11 Mbps yet with this card but with my laptop and my roommates computer both have reached download speeds of 18-20 Mbps. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Wireless Adapter is Sporadic and sometimes has decent speeds and other times very slow

Ok, so I replaced the wireless card and I don't have the problem with slow speed anymore. However, once in a while I the video, sound, mouse pause for 1 sec intervals while watching netflix or any other online video. It will do it until I click on wireless connection/ and/or disconnect and reconnect/ or restart. I uninstalled driver from previous card before I installed the new one. Anyone have any ideas?

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Router: Dlink WBR 2310

Setup -> internet --> modem --> router -->pc(wired to router)

connecting directly to the modem gives me speeds of 4200kbps d/l and 700kbps u/l. Page loading is instant

connecting to the router gives me 4200 kbps d/l and 95 kbps u/l. Page loads are slow (15 seconds)

Any ideas, i've tried searching for someone with the same problem(perhaps not putting in correct terms) and also looked for help on optimizing my routers configuration.

Where can I start to figure out whats the problem?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Slow speeds when directly connected to wireless router

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Ok so I bought a new laptop the other day from Dell, and everything has been fine except the download speed is far slower than it should be. I'd rather not get Dell involved for now as it's usually a huge hassle dealing with customer support and gets nowhere.

It's running Windows Vista 64, Intel 5100 AGN NIC with latest driver, can post other specs if needed. Brand new install of everything. I could tell it was slow just doing typical internet stuff and trying to download game patches and such, so I tried a few speed tests to try to confirm. Download speeds were anywhere from 500kb to max of 1.5MB, upload speed around the same. It didn't matter if it was wireless, through wire, through router or through modem - the speeds were the same.

*Using the same modem, router, line, even IP, my desktop (running XP) hits 6.5MB downloads no problem.* I searched around and some people with similar issues said they uninstalled McAfee and it fixed it, I tried this and no luck. I've also tried with and without TCP autotuning, no difference.

After that I'm stumped, any help appreciated thanks.
 

A:New laptop, slow download speeds

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Hi, I am using the Actiontec MI-424WR or MI424WR router that I am provided by verizon. My service provides 15 Mbps down 2 Mbps up. When I first got the service earlier this month tests done at speakeasy showed 15/1.7 which was normal. The past week or so, my connection has deteriorated to being now about 300-700k/1.7. I still get full upload speed, but I don't get anywhere near the download speed I should be getting. My mother's computer which is on a wireless connection gets 10 mbps which is good for wireless. I have also put a wireless card in my laptop which gets 10 mbps also. I still can figure out though why a wired connection would have issues. I tried searching all the help forums, but I cant find an answer. I am not sure whether its my laptop's ethernet port or the router's ethernet, I have checked all 4 ports on the router.

thanks
chris
 

A:Ethernet connection slow, wireless is fine

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Hi,

My wireless at work is painful or non-existent at work -- but works fine elsewhere.

A connection is always made to the router, but it will just completely freeze -- or move at was seems like 32kb/s -- making attaching files in Gmail almost impossible.

I don't understand the inconsistency -- other people in the office do not have this problem, although some people have had it occasionally. I have no problems whatsoever at home -- so I presume it is some interaction with the router?

I may have the same problem, at times, elsewhere when connecting to public networks -- but that may just be speed in those cases.

I did do a driver cleaning, and may have removed the factory installed drivers -- I went to HP for their G-72 drivers, and downloaded them all -- since I wasn't sure which was the proper one for the wireless adapter -- and installed them all -- which at least made the bars of connectivity appear accurately, whereas before it would always show empty with an orange star even if connected well.

Any ideas? -- Here is my ipconfig /all

Thanks..

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\HP-G72>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : HP-G72-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

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A:Wireless Painfully Slow Only at Work -- Fine Elsewhere

I see o DNS. Doesn't your work ISP provide a DNS
Maybe it uses IP routing instead of DHCP
I see an awfull lot of Tunnel adapters. Don't think I've ever seen so many on one machine.
I really don't know for sure looking at that as i am not a network specialist. I just seen this gone unanswered for many days and thought I would try to offer some help to the neglected threads.

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Hello,

Both my laptop and my desktop are connected wirelessly and my cable speed is supposedly 10mb dl / 1mb ul

However, my laptop is getting approx. 8mb dl / 1 mb ul while my desktop is getting 10 mb dl / 0.2 mb ul

This makes my desktop virtually unplayable for games (i.e. Diablo 3) and results in many deaths for my DH.

Please help,

Hank

A:[SOLVED] Slow Upload on my desktop, all other PCs work fine

Download and upload speeds depends on many factors. Bandwidth. Some ISP allocated bandwidth to Business subscribers during business hours to maximize their usage. Residential subscribers get the low end of the bandwidth. If you have DSL the quality of your phone line if it is creating noise factors in it too. Your computer performance plays a good part how much RAM you have installed, the speed of your wifi adapter, updated drivers, also the speed of your computer CPU, RAM, GPU during gaming mostly effect FPS rates.
What is the make and model of your machine. How much RAM do you have installed. If your pc is custom built what is the brand, and model of your mobo? (Motherboard)

For gaming (Online) I would recommend going wired. Also look into your Router to see if you have anyone outside of your house leeching your internet if your wifi via your router is not encrypted.

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So here's the dealio.

A couple of days ago I bought a new desktop PC (Here is the link if anybody wants info on the PC http://www.amazon.co.uk/GPC206-AMD-A...310002&sr=8-11) but anyway, I'll get to my problem. My wireless router is downstairs in the living room and my desktop PC is upstairs in the bedroom. Theoretically, My PC's wireless card should be able to reach the router perfectly, being as I have several other PC's in the house that I use from my bedroom and the connection is 'Very Good' to 'Excellent'. Although with this new computer the connection's strength is very weak and it's so slow using the internet or trying to download things. It's internet is almost unusable. I've tried swapping the wireless card, but to avail. The connection is still awful.

Does anyone know what could be causing my problem? Or of a way to boost the signal of my wireless card?

Thanks for any help guys!
 

A:Desktop PC internet is really slow, but all other computers work fine.

Is the adapter's antenna in a good location--where the path from router to antenna is not blocked by the computer or something else?
 

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My laptop loads pages a moderate speeds but download speeds are abnormally slow. The computer with the Access Point achieves speeds averaging 500 kbps while my laptop goes around 3 kbps. The router a D-Link DI-524. The built-in wireless adapter for my laptop is an Intel Pro/Wireless 2200 BG. There is another computer that is connected to my LAN which has average speeds around 100 kbps, so it's not the router. But when I'm connected to the AP at my work environment the speeds generally are back to normal. Any suggestion?
Thank you,
vhab
 

A:Extremely slow D/L speeds on laptop (3 kbps)

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