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windows 7 in one wifi-network slow

My roommate's Dell XPS is incredibly slow in our new wifi-network (new router - Netgear R6250 with dualband 2,4 GHz + 5GHz, ac 1600), but another Windows 7 computer goes normal. In another ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - make eth0 or wan0 interface upload/download into slow motion for testing software

I have a software where i need to test by making some low speed internet, very limited upload/download, after some time auto disconnect and reconnect such scenarios. I have found that i can try wanem ...
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Poor wireless performance after WiFi printer intstall & uninstall

A few weeks back I installed a Canon WiFi printer, which caused all manner of issues with my laptop's COM ports (see - Cannot Delete Unwanted COM ports - Windows 7). Unfortunately by the time I ...
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New Desktop Computer, Internet SLOW but We pay for 65mbps

I'm so confused, my internet on my new lenovo k450 is incredibly slow, speed test is reading 1.15mbps (on average). We pay for 65mbps (I believe) with comcast - this is what the connection speed ...
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I moved houses (40 miles), kept same internet service, but much, much slower service

I recently moved about 40 miles to a new house. I kept the same service provider, same plan, and same modem/router. In my old house, the speed of the internet was a non-issue - click a page and you ...
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Powerline / Wifi networking performance limitations

I've currently got a Homeplug AV (Powerline AV200) network around my house that I've been using to stream films. However, I've recently ripped a few Blu-Rays at full bit rate and realised I've not ...
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Performance issue with my system

Recently while using my laptop (Dell XPZ15z) all of a sudden the CPU usage is spiking to 80-100% then will drop in say 5-7 sec. I am not running any application or process that requires such CPU ...
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Enabling wifi adapter causes slow laptop until reboot OR while AC adapter is plugged out

It's been a couple of weeks now that I feel that my pc is feeling slower than usual. Not just network related things but just about everything gets a delay (timings at the end of the post). It's like ...
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How can I improve the annoyingly slow internal speed on my home network?

My network is already set up and has been working for "a while". I have wifi and wired internet on a bunch of devices and stations (more than I care to admit), the gigabit router is working and ...
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Why is my computer's wifi speed slower than my laptop?

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 ...
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How does the performance of nano/pico wireless adapters vs. regular-sized USB/PCI-E adapters compare?

Wireless N adapters come in all shapes and sizes: some have 2 antennas; some have only 1, and some have no external antenna at all. I assume that those with at least one external antenna have better ...
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Buffalo Router WZR-HP-G450H slow and unstable

I bought a Buffalo WZR-HP-G450H router. Problem 8 device connected to it via wireless. When power it on, the connection speed is very fast, about 5MB/s while transfer files between a wired server ...
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Upgraded internet package, slower downloads?

I've just upgraded to a new internet package with my ISP which boasts 50 Mb/s download and 30 Mb/s upload, much faster than my previous 6 Mb/s download and 1 Mb/s upload. However, my desktop computer ...
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Wifi signal changes over time

I have a trouble about my wireless router signal. My laptop is 25-30 feet (~8 meters) away from the router. There are two walls between them. Windows reports signal strength is two bars, and inSSIDer ...
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Frequent WiFi disconnects on laptop when not charged

I have a weird wireless connection problem. The whole thing started today, when I installed my new router a D-Link DIR635 model after my previous router became very unreliable and faulty. I use this ...
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Frequent WiFi disconnects on laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Frequent WiFi disconnects on laptop when not charged I have a weird wireless connection problem. The whole thing started today, when I installed my new router a D-Link ...
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How do those wifi amplifiers work?

Hawking Technology, for instance, sells this WiFi amplifier. If I understand correctly, it extends your external wifi card’s antenna with a device which lets you receive a better signal. So basically ...
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Flatmate uses torrents, will this slow the internet connection?

I share the internet with two other people and I know one of them uses utorrents and is constantly downloading. When her computer is off the internet is substantially faster, would this be because of ...
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Is it possible to have a wireless in-house NAS with wireless data transfer rates of equivalent to SATA speeds?

Basically I would like to know, if it is possible to set up an NAS in my house to be accessed wirelessly, that can reach equivalent real-life data transfer speeds to USB 3.0 or an internal SATA hard ...
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Wireless repeater shows 54 mbps G when configured for 300 mbps N

I have an Encore ENHWI-2AN34D as a wireless repeater in my WLAN. The router is a TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND 300 mbps N and the repeater is 300 mbps N too, but when I check signal strength with inSSIDer or ...
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Does using a Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter decreases the performance of my Wifi card?

I have this theory, my wifi signal in Windows 7 is very poor, I tested in Ubuntu and it gets a really good signal. In Windows I use a Virtual wifi miniport adapter to make a wifi hotspot. I read ...
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WLAN very slow at campus (many other laptops connected to same wifi), how to improve speed?

I have an Acer 1810TZ (Win 7 Pro 64bit) with a Intel(R) WiFi Link 1000 BGN. When I'm connected to access points, where only 2 or 3 other devices are connected at the same time, the speed of my wlan is ...
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About 1/3 of web sites load really slow on my desktop connected to wifi, but not on my iPod Touch connected to the same wifi

I have a very puzzling problem I just can not figure out. I have AT&T DSL, a package that supports "up to" 5mbps download speed. Using bandwidth tests online, I've typically seen about 4500kbps ...
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Record WiFi performance and errors over time

I'm having intermittent performance and connection problems occuring in my wireless home network. Sometimes it slows to a crawl on all wirelessly connected devices or loses the connection entirely. ...
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Wireless Network Slower than expected

I have a Belkin N600 dual band router. On the network typically are my PC, 2 iPhones & 2 PS3's. At times there can be another PC and a couple of laptops. I have configured the router so that the ...
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Does the length of a WPA2-PSK passphrase affect wireless performance?

Will the performance of my home wireless network be affected by an overly long WPA2-PSK passphrase? Is the passphrase used only during authentication or is it used to encrypt all frames?
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Will shifting from Wireless to Wired network result in better performance?

We have a company of 12 employees working constantly on internal resources, but our current connection is depending on WIFI, we were thinking of using wired solution but we want to challenge the ...
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How can I determine network performance between machines?

What tools out there can I use to determine network performance between 2 machines. I have a Windows 2008 service on gigabit and a Windows 7 machine on wireless n and I want to test the performance. ...
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How can I tell if someone is on my home network or wifi? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to see who is using my wifi I have a simple home network (DSL Modem, Linksys wireless router, Vista PC, and a couple of XBox360s). I know that my DSL speed is ...
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Router buying advice [closed]

I am looking to buy a new router. The follow things are important Speed of data transferring across the network Dual Band? Is it possible to buy one which will transfer both N and G so older devices ...
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Improving NAS Performance

I have recently purchased a ReadyNas Duo NAS. It is connected directly to the router via an network cable. The performance is slightly sluggish, and if I stream HD content around the house it's a ...
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Netbook (Samsung N220) on Ubuntu 10.04 slows down WiFi for other computers

I encountered a really odd problem with my new netbook. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Samsung N220 Mito. So far everything worked fine. Now I tried the machine for the first time in our work group ...
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Signal strength and Speed of wireless network

As shown by Lenovo Access Connections on my Windows 7, the wireless network I am using has a speed of 54.0Mbps but a signal strength of 88%. I am using WinSCP with unlimited speed to download files. ...
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Wireless internet became extremely slow on my 27" IMac

The wireless internet on my Mac became extremely slow recently on my 27" IMac. I don't recall doing anything different other than doing the Apple Software updates which I let it pop up and install ...
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iPod touch has extremely slow wifi, drops packets - only on my router

I just purchased an iPod Touch. I am having a lot of trouble with its speeds on my Tenda W311R, but it has no speed problems on my neighbor's Netgear router. It will connect and authenticate to my ...
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Network slows down when Firefox opens first

I am using Vista service pack 1 and whenever I open the Firefox browser before opening other browsers my Internet slows to a crawl. Using speedtest.net my download speed is ~10Mb/s with just Firefox ...
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Improving the speed of a Wireless LAN, currently very slow

I have a Netopia 3347W router, which I got several years ago. There are several laptops and two desktops in my house which connect to the internet via this router, and thus are all on the same LAN. ...
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Extreme network slowdown Due to Windows 7

I was able to get fairly good speeds and steady video/gaming. However, after I upgraded to Windows 7 64-bit, I am now unable to get more than 5% traffic, no matter how hard I push the system. I am on ...
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Is it a bad idea to host a server which is connected to the internet via wireless N?

I'll probably buy this: this as a home server to play with and a wireless N card. I'd like to place it just one floor down to my wireless N router where I get full bar connection and i'm wondering if ...
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Slow internet on XP pc, but not always

Since a few weeks my pc at home is suffering from slow internet speeds, but not always. 2 out of 7 days the speed is normal, the other days it's very slow (reminds me of my old 56k modem). I'm running ...
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Wireless Network Utilization Doesn't Go Past 20%

Anyone have any suggestions? I've got a PC and a laptop, both with Windows 7. Each has a wireless network card that is shown to be connected at 54 Mbps. I'm copying a large file (15 gigs) between ...
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Optimizing wireless router speed and minimizing interference

I've been experiencing problems with my wireless connectivity lately, and want to make sure that it's not related to the abundance of other wireless routers here in my building. So, what I'm looking ...
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want to view downloaded programs on my laptop

I have a laptop permanently attached to my TV. The laptop is on the same home network, connected wirelessly to the desktop where I download my torrents. Today the fastest way for me to watch something ...
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Slow wlan0 compared to eth0?

Note: DNS: using OpenDNS Wireless NIC: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Kernel module: iwl3945 uname -r 2.6.28-11-generic Release: Distributor ID: LinuxMint Description: Linux ...
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What can I do to improve the performance of my wireless network?

I have a Linksys WRT110 wireless router. However, my friend was just over and said that my network was awfully slow. I'll try to get some numbers later tonight or tomorrow, but for now I'm interested ...
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Why is my internet so slow?

Our home has a reasonably fast internet connection, but a while back one of our laptops (running Vista, connecting over wifi) has been suffering from slowed down internet speeds (about 1/3rd of the ...