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Posts: 6
Registered: ‎07-30-2007

very slow wireless internet speed

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i had just bought a dell laptop with wifi connection i have road runner and a link sys wirless router.  my router is about 5 yrs old i beleive its befw11 ver 4 i connect wirelessly to the internet via my router but the speeds are very slow or even none at all at times but it says i have full signal !!  any help please ??


Message Edited by   on 07-30-2007 08:23 AM
sharkbyte
Posts: 1,330
Registered: ‎10-09-2006

Re: very slow wireless internet speed

What about wired connection? What speed do you get when you are hardwired directly to the Linksys router? :smileyhappy:
 
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎07-30-2007

Re: very slow wireless internet speed

when i plug it in wired my speed is great it just is slow when i connect wirelessly
 
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎07-30-2007

Re: very slow wireless internet speed

i also just updated the latest firmware for my befw11s4 ver.4 router and reset it  my laptop still had a slow response time but the signal says  excellent
sharkbyte
Posts: 1,330
Registered: ‎10-09-2006

Re: very slow wireless internet speed

try changing the channels. I suggest 11 in your case. :smileyhappy:
 
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎07-30-2007

Re: very slow wireless internet speed

ok i have tried changing channels and reseting my router and my cable modem the only thing that seems to work temporarily is when i unplg my modem for a min or 2 and then plug itback in my speeds return to normal but at any given time they slow down again and takes forever to websurf any suggestions ??