I have a computer and a laptop (netbook) at my home both of which I use very frequently. Both of these devices are connected to the same network, with a 4 MB per second conncection. One thing I am really tired of is that my PC (1 GB Ram, 64-Bit Windows 8, Core 2 Duo) gets much slower internet speeds than my Asus netbook (1 GB Ram, 32-Bit Windows 7, Atom). Torrents and other downloads get me about 650 kbps speed, which is much more than my PC that gets around only 250 kbps speed. Does anyone know how to fix this? Both the devices are connected using Wi-Fi. Thanks
Just two possible answers.
Is it possible some application is secretly eating your bandwidth? Without actively running any app, start the PC and watch the network monitor - see if something is accessing the network.
It's also possible it could be the NIC driver on the PC needs updated. Are they the same manufacturer?