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Speed issue or lack there of with wireless

Q: Speed issue or lack there of with wireless

Hi I'm currently having a problem with my win7 64 bit desktops wireless speed. It has recently decided to slow to a crawl I'm talking to the point where the speed is measured in bytes not kilobytes when accessing the net and downloading files. I know it's the computer not my network as other wifi gear still works at full speed.

The only change I have made is to switch antivirus from kaspersky to mcafee, I use a Asus wl-138g v2 wifi card( I know it's old but it's been very reliable until now). Any help would be apreciated, thanx in advance.

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A: Speed issue or lack there of with wireless

Sorry you are having issues dis0wned1!

Disable, or uninstall and burn (with a match) Mcafee.... I had the same issue on a clients lappy! Removed Mcafee and issue went away!
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A:Lack of performance(speed)

If your cpu usage is 0 and memory usage is 29%, you're doing fine. Please describe the EXACT nature of the problem(s) you are experiencing.
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A:I am surprised at (lack of) speed

What did you install? What did you change?
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Hi everyone I really need advice How lack suddently, cause a find of to what speed? Solved: from LAN expert I m working part time for a small organism where I m in charge of a little LAN workgroup containing around PCs server used only for a MySQL database and Big Ricoh multifunction machines Less Solved: How to find what cause suddently, a lack of speed? than employees work there The server is furnished with the database by a government agency In November separate things append during the same week - I change the router for a stronger model The other one needed to be Solved: How to find what cause suddently, a lack of speed? rebooting every week - Techs from the government did changes on the database and change the client software on each workstation - I moved the server to another room safer In December some employees complained about the speed that goes down since the new software version has been install on workstation I told the Gov tech that his new software is very slow He told me that they will check that After a while they answer me that we are the only one to complain among their customers I check my LAN and found some strange problems like some URL on Internet was unavailable Before I found what the problem was the Gov tech announce me that a new Solved: How to find what cause suddently, a lack of speed? version should available at the end of January Few days later I found that a new firmware version was available for the new router I installed So I updated-it and it resolves all of the troubles I had unavailable URL was suddenly accessible But employees still complain that the database software access on their workstation is still slow Last week the Gov tech installed remotely their new version The changed have been done on the server and when employees were starting the client-software this one was automatically updated I ask employees if it was faster then Verdict NOOOOOOOO At the same time my boss wanted to print a report that should take a minute and but took over minutes So I ask for one of their technician to come He came and checks a couple of things and says quot it s really too slow It s your LAN No other of our customers have problems like that quot And he left I check and found that my boss was connected wirelessly and because of the geographical position of his office the signal was very low So I install around is office a router that I configure has an access point Since his report print-out on screen I mean not on paper takes now a minute and a half instead of min But that doesn t help all the other employees who still complain of the speed But they don t complaining about Internet speed access or print time on the multifunction machines only for the database consultation From different workstations that I tried I could ping www google ca in around half a second ms and I ping the server or any other workstation on the LAN in around ms less than ms That seems OK for me I am now stuck to found what is wrong on the LAN or PROOF that the problem comes from their application or from the database server I would appreciate any suggestion of software that I could use to check LAN or database performances or any command any test I could try Here are some information amp s about equipment ROUTER Brand Model ASUS RT-N B Firmware version SWITCHS at Mbit s SERVER O S Linux SME Server Kernel - EL Database mysql Ver Distrib for redhat-linux-gnu i using readline WORKSTATIONS Workstations are composed of around PC s running XP or Vista and configured has simple member of the workgroup They are all connected by cable except for Laptops running Windows and using sometimes their wireless connection Any suggestions will be appreciated If someone needs more information don t hesitate Thank you for your time P S - gt I did test friday after I moved the server back where it was connected and it doesn t show any amelioration I decided to return the server back to the safer room nbsp

A:Solved: How to find what cause suddently, a lack of speed?

Copy (using file sharing; not the database system) a large file (one or two gigabytes) from the server to a work station and vice versa, preferably while there is little or no other activity on the network or either computer. Record the number of seconds and calculate the transfer speeds. If you are using 100 Mbps ethernet I would expect you should get 60 to 70 Mbps (8 to 9 MegaBytes/s).
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My equipment/cable service is as follows:

Cablevision Optonline with Boost (30 downstream/5 upstream/100 mbps wired LAN)

Laptop specs:

Gateway M6817 with Vista Home Premium/IntelŪ Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
2 gb ram, 250 HD, Intel Centrino Duo Core 2, 1.5 ghz processor


Belkin Wireless N model #F5D8233-4

Router settings: WPA2PSK/AES
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***I also downloaded the most recent firmware/drivers for the network card and Belkin router***

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A:Lack of wireless XP Connectivity to IE

Can you connect using any application?

I would delete all wireless connections and reset it up. I assume you are using a secuirty code on your wireless access point so don't forget to add it to the connection.
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A:issue with lack of internet connectivity

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A:Wireless connection thwarted by lack of an IP Address

Does it connect to any other wireless networks?

I'd suspect either outdated drivers or a mis-matched encryption key or MAC filtering on the router.

The reason that the manual address shows you connected is that it always shows you connected if you don't have DHCP running, that indicates nothing.

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A:Total Lack of Wired and Wireless Internet

Here is a screenshot of my ipconfig /all
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Hi all.

HEEELLLLPPPP. My daughter is driving me nuts.

I recently bought her a PC as she destroyed her laptop. It is connected to the net via a wireless network. Everything was going alright until a week ago when she could no longer log on.

I have moved her pc near my own pc so i can work on trying to sort the problem but i'm stumped.

I have a dsl modem connected to a D Link 514 wireless router which should connect to her netgear WG111v2 USB wireless network connection.

I managed to get connection a couple of times (God knows how) but it won't connect to the net. I've tried resetting the winsock, renewing the ip address on both pc's. Still nothing.

Can anyone help as my daughter is a MSN freak and this lack of communication is driving her up the wall.

Thanks in Advance

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Did the wireless adapter come with a software installation cd? If so, I would remove any wireless related drivers and the software, then reinstall the required drivers and software.

Could also try accessing the router from your laptop - there should be an option to restart/reset the modem. I've fixed speed related issued in a similar way.
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If you have more than one computer, and all exhibit the same symptoms, it's hard to believe they're all bad.
Pick one that doesn't exhibit any other issues and do this:

Register at DSLReports and run their Line Quality Tests. It's best to run this test with a direct wired connection to eliminate any wireless issues from the results. It's useful many times to run this test several times, and we'd like to see each of the results. Post the results link from the top of the test display page for each test run here.

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google for a program called Network Stumbler. When it runs, you can see other
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pick a channel that is not used

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Does that computer come with onboard graphics? And if so did you disable it in the BIOS and or uninstall it in device manager? Was the Pro installed fresh? Have you tried uninstalling then reinstalling the GPU drivers? In the BIOS you'll find a setting that says Init Display First. If you switched from onboard to a graphics card that need to be changed from PCI to AGP or PCI express depending on the systems configuration. The other thing is when the graphics become jerky like that it is often either a GPU unable to handle the applications graphics (like an old card trying to play a new game), or it's a GPU heat issue, but with the heat thing you would probably be getting artifacts (patchy areas that aren't rendering properly) as well.
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Quote: Originally Posted by pctechdude

as subject say my internet connection on this computer is only getting half of the speed I should be getting. this has been tested with three different connections, two wifi and the LAN.

Download speeds are slow as well. I have a 20mbps down and 1mbps up. I can achieve about 10mpbs down and 500kbps up.

All other computers on the network are running win 7 pro x86 and have full speed.

Any idea's?

Could be a bad network driver, configuration issue, bad cable, conflict with another device on wifi, dns, etc

Can you go to start>search>type cmd>right click and run as admin>ipconfig /all

Take a screenshot and upload it to us.

Ken J
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@ginoversace?, welcome to the forum. Your RAM is Double Data Rate (DDR).  Therefore, if you take 800 MHz x 2 you have 1600 MHz. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.
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A:speed issue

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Hi cfitzarl,

I don't know if there are 1.3 GHZ CPU's with a 800MHZ FSB. I think those 800MHZ FSB CPU's are Northwood's C (A or B, donīt know ), and Prescotts.
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Seeing that you're having issues with new RAM installed and 'handler' issues; it may be that the 'new' RAM is bad! (it happens)

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Is that the speed that you are seeing when you download a file or is it through a speed test?

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First what kind of internet service do you have, and what speed.
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A:Internet Speed issue

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A:Memory Speed Issue

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Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
Make and exact model and hardware version of the router (if a separate unit).
Make and exact model and hardware version of any other network equipment, like a repeater, a booster, hi-gain antenna, etc.
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP (Home or Pro), SP1-SP2-SP3, Vista (Home, Business, Ultimate), etc.
The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.

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If you're using a wireless connection, have you tried a direct connection with a cable to see if that changes the symptoms?
For wireless issues, have you disabled all encryption on the router to see if you can connect that way?
For wired connection issues, have you booted in Safe Mode with Networking to see if that changes the symptoms?
Have you connected directly to the broadband modem to see if this is a router or modem/ISP issue?
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On any affected computer, I'd also like to see this:

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

Type the following commands on separate lines, following each one with the Enter key:





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

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
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Quote: Originally Posted by imeem

My sister's laptop is able to get 300 mbps wireless connection from anywhere inside the house. But my computer is only able to get 120-150 mbps. Is it because of my network card?

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What is your network/wifi card?
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can we get your system specs?
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Make sure you have the latest wireless driver from Dell's web site.

If you show the following we may see some clues as to if and how throughput can be improved.

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If your only email accounts are free (Hotmail, gmail, etc.) try this direct link. If you need help with a screen shot see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 8 or 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

Also ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:


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

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I mean, even with the N300 router, that should be fast enough right?Click to expand...


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So i got a Netgear C I live in a tenant apartment building so not huge We ve issue speed C3000 Netgear been using the Wifi with good Mb speed until a few days ago the speed tests went down to between - Mb s The TW tech came out tried it on his modem and an actual Time Warner modem and it was the same Perfect wired speed terrible Wifi speed He thinks there s some Netgear C3000 speed issue kind of new interference somewhere but can t pinpoint it exactly understandable I live in an apartment with other roommates each are online gamers and streamers that s people using the same internet Tried connecting only PC to wireless and still same results Tried different channels Nothing So before we go and lower the internet speed Is there a good relatively cheap router modem that doesn t pick up interference Expensive router modem that doesn t pick up interference Or should I just get a modem router with a bunch of Ethernet switches and a bunch of Netgear C3000 speed issue Ethernet cables ft to wire around the apartment I m at a loss and I really don t want to limit the internet between gamers xD nbsp

A:Netgear C3000 speed issue

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Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with a screen shot see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows Vista or latter I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.
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So originally I was using a Rosewill USB HDD Dock with my WD HD103SI 1 TB Hard Drive. Everything went great, but eventually filled that up. I bought a new WD HD103SJ 1 TB Hard Drive, formatted it as NTFS, but the speeds are horrible. Transfer rates say around 2.0 mb/s give or take .5 mb/s, so it takes around an hour to transfer a 4 GB file to the hard drive, whereas it took 4 minutes on my other one. I didn't change any settings, I just plopped a new hard drive into the same HDD dock, but the speeds I am getting on that hard drive are poor. I also noticed that the file text on the hard drive is in blue? not sure why that is...


A:Speed Issue W/ New Hard Drive

Hello welcome to TSG forum.

I have just googled the part number you have included in your post "WD HD103SJ" and it comes up with a samsung spinpoint not a Western Digital (WD) like you stated. Is this correct?
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I have 20mbps Broadband, today however i re-installed windows, having issues with my speed........

for some reason i can not seem to get past 5mbps

I`ve checked device manager and updated the lan drivers etc

anyone any idea why my line is so slow?

as my brother and a friend in the same street seem to have better results on etc

on virgin media gamefiles website, i can download files but yet still getting much slower speeds, i called virgin media they say that my account is fine and still at 20mbps so i have no idea......

anyone any ideas? please?
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