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Connection speed with MN-710 changes from 2 to 11 Mbps

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June 18, 2004 12:08:42 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.broadbandnet.hardware (More info?)

Hello,

I have a MN-500 router and a new USB MN-710 adapter.
Everything looks OK, I am able to access the WEB but the
connection speed in the Broadband Network Utility
changes from 2 to 11 Mbps.

Also installed a new USB 2.0 four port card on the
desktop.

I check the connection speed in my laptop (MN-620) and it
is always 11 Mbps.

Any idea?
Anonymous
June 18, 2004 4:29:39 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.broadbandnet.hardware (More info?)

Hi,

How far is your desktop computer located from the MN-500?
Is the MN-710 USB adapter close to any interfering devices such as 2.4GHz
cordless phones, microwaves and such?

Try moving it or try changing the wireless channel on the MN-500 Base
Station Management Tool under the wireless settings.

--
Gary Tsang
Microsoft MVP - Windows XP Shell/User
http://www.microsoft.com/mvp

"Jaime" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1dc9901c454e1$8f9778a0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
> Hello,
>
> I have a MN-500 router and a new USB MN-710 adapter.
> Everything looks OK, I am able to access the WEB but the
> connection speed in the Broadband Network Utility
> changes from 2 to 11 Mbps.
>
> Also installed a new USB 2.0 four port card on the
> desktop.
>
> I check the connection speed in my laptop (MN-620) and it
> is always 11 Mbps.
>
> Any idea?
Anonymous
June 18, 2004 4:29:40 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.broadbandnet.hardware (More info?)

I moved the router as close as one foot to the MN-500. No
source of interference posible. No cordless phone or
microwave.

I tried changing the channels, all of them. Same results:
the speed is jumping from 11.0 Mbps to 2.0 Mbps.

Any ideas are welcome.

Thank you for your answers.

>-----Original Message-----
>Hi,
>
>How far is your desktop computer located from the MN-500?
>Is the MN-710 USB adapter close to any interfering
devices such as 2.4GHz
>cordless phones, microwaves and such?
>
>Try moving it or try changing the wireless channel on
the MN-500 Base
>Station Management Tool under the wireless settings.
>
>--
>Gary Tsang
>Microsoft MVP - Windows XP Shell/User
>http://www.microsoft.com/mvp
>
>"Jaime" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message
>news:1dc9901c454e1$8f9778a0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have a MN-500 router and a new USB MN-710 adapter.
>> Everything looks OK, I am able to access the WEB but
the
>> connection speed in the Broadband Network Utility
>> changes from 2 to 11 Mbps.
>>
>> Also installed a new USB 2.0 four port card on the
>> desktop.
>>
>> I check the connection speed in my laptop (MN-620) and
it
>> is always 11 Mbps.
>>
>> Any idea?
>
>
>.
>
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Anonymous
June 18, 2004 5:05:00 AM

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What speeds were you expecting?

You won't be gettin 54 mbps, as the MN500 can't do 802.11g speeds...

--
Jason Tsang - Microsoft MVP

Find out about the MS MVP Program -
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/default.aspx

"Jaime" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:1dc9901c454e1$8f9778a0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
> Hello,
>
> I have a MN-500 router and a new USB MN-710 adapter.
> Everything looks OK, I am able to access the WEB but the
> connection speed in the Broadband Network Utility
> changes from 2 to 11 Mbps.
>
> Also installed a new USB 2.0 four port card on the
> desktop.
>
> I check the connection speed in my laptop (MN-620) and it
> is always 11 Mbps.
>
> Any idea?
Anonymous
June 18, 2004 5:05:01 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.broadbandnet.hardware (More info?)

I was expecting 11.0 Mbps. By the way the signal strength
is Very Good.

>-----Original Message-----
>What speeds were you expecting?
>
>You won't be gettin 54 mbps, as the MN500 can't do
802.11g speeds...
>
>--
>Jason Tsang - Microsoft MVP
>
>Find out about the MS MVP Program -
>http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/default.aspx
>
>"Jaime" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message
>news:1dc9901c454e1$8f9778a0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have a MN-500 router and a new USB MN-710 adapter.
>> Everything looks OK, I am able to access the WEB but
the
>> connection speed in the Broadband Network Utility
>> changes from 2 to 11 Mbps.
>>
>> Also installed a new USB 2.0 four port card on the
>> desktop.
>>
>> I check the connection speed in my laptop (MN-620) and
it
>> is always 11 Mbps.
>>
>> Any idea?
>
>
>.
>
Anonymous
June 18, 2004 10:04:58 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.broadbandnet.hardware (More info?)

Actually, you can still get interference even with the
laptop next to the router...

Anyway, if it works fine on the other computer, its
probably not outside interference. Can you disconnect the
620 from the laptop and plug-in the 710 to verify the
problem is not coming from the 710?

If that clears, I would look at either the USB interface
(configuration, conflicts, signaling priority), or noise
from the PC. Try to disconnect all USB devices from the
PC (if any), and try different USB ports (if the card has
multiples). Also place the 710 as far as possible from
the power supply of the PC.

>-----Original Message-----
>I moved the router as close as one foot to the MN-500.
No
>source of interference posible. No cordless phone or
>microwave.
>
>I tried changing the channels, all of them. Same
results:
>the speed is jumping from 11.0 Mbps to 2.0 Mbps.
>
>Any ideas are welcome.
>
>Thank you for your answers.
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Hi,
>>
>>How far is your desktop computer located from the MN-
500?
>>Is the MN-710 USB adapter close to any interfering
>devices such as 2.4GHz
>>cordless phones, microwaves and such?
>>
>>Try moving it or try changing the wireless channel on
>the MN-500 Base
>>Station Management Tool under the wireless settings.
>>
>>--
>>Gary Tsang
>>Microsoft MVP - Windows XP Shell/User
>>http://www.microsoft.com/mvp
>>
>>"Jaime" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
>message
>>news:1dc9901c454e1$8f9778a0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I have a MN-500 router and a new USB MN-710 adapter.
>>> Everything looks OK, I am able to access the WEB but
>the
>>> connection speed in the Broadband Network Utility
>>> changes from 2 to 11 Mbps.
>>>
>>> Also installed a new USB 2.0 four port card on the
>>> desktop.
>>>
>>> I check the connection speed in my laptop (MN-620)
and
>it
>>> is always 11 Mbps.
>>>
>>> Any idea?
>>
>>
>>.
>>
>.
>
Anonymous
June 18, 2004 10:05:58 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.broadbandnet.hardware (More info?)

I would bet the 710 is not on the same channel as the
router, and you are getting just a peripheral signal.

>-----Original Message-----
>I moved the router as close as one foot to the MN-500.
No
>source of interference posible. No cordless phone or
>microwave.
>
>I tried changing the channels, all of them. Same
results:
>the speed is jumping from 11.0 Mbps to 2.0 Mbps.
>
>Any ideas are welcome.
>
>Thank you for your answers.
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Hi,
>>
>>How far is your desktop computer located from the MN-
500?
>>Is the MN-710 USB adapter close to any interfering
>devices such as 2.4GHz
>>cordless phones, microwaves and such?
>>
>>Try moving it or try changing the wireless channel on
>the MN-500 Base
>>Station Management Tool under the wireless settings.
>>
>>--
>>Gary Tsang
>>Microsoft MVP - Windows XP Shell/User
>>http://www.microsoft.com/mvp
>>
>>"Jaime" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
>message
>>news:1dc9901c454e1$8f9778a0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I have a MN-500 router and a new USB MN-710 adapter.
>>> Everything looks OK, I am able to access the WEB but
>the
>>> connection speed in the Broadband Network Utility
>>> changes from 2 to 11 Mbps.
>>>
>>> Also installed a new USB 2.0 four port card on the
>>> desktop.
>>>
>>> I check the connection speed in my laptop (MN-620)
and
>it
>>> is always 11 Mbps.
>>>
>>> Any idea?
>>
>>
>>.
>>
>.
>
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