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New Desktop Wireless Slower Than Older Laptop
Jun 12, 2012, 11:44 PM
Just got a new desktop computer (running windows 7). I'm using a DWA 125 dongle (DLINK) and connecting to a wireless router we just bought about 2 months ago...
Now, I did a speed test (www.speedtest.net) with the desktop computer... I'm getting about 8 mb/s
I did one with my older latop (intergrated wi-fi)... I'm getting like 17 mb/s ??
Can someone please help me out ?
Do I need to get another dongle ?
Jun 14, 2012
desktop wireless slower older laptop
Jun 13, 2012, 8:22 PM
hello, try changing the wireless channel that the router is broadcasting on and rerun the test.
Jun 14, 2012, 12:04 AM
Thank you !
That work well... It took a bit of tweaking, but I have way better speeds now.
Any thoughts on why the laptop still out performs the USB dongle ?
Thanks again !
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