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I have two PC's, both running windows 7. I have Comcast hi-speed service. The PC that is hooked up with an ethernet cable has a DL speed of 25 Mbps and the upload speed is 4.50. The other PC is wireless and the DL speed is only .87Mbps! The upload speed is 4.50. I did a full recovery on it hoping that would solve the problem but it didn't. Is the wireless connection causing this and if so, how do I fix it?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I had the same problem.
My solution was related to the fact that I had configured my router for OpenDNS.
Once I added those DNS servers to the DNS tab in System Preferences on my macbook Pro, the speed problem disappeared.
Hope this helps you, as well.
Posted on Aug 12, 2009
This can be a problem with the firmware of the router, so the first thing that you can do to correct this problem is to do a firmware upgrade on the router and that should correct the problem......
Posted on Oct 17, 2009
Testimonial: "it certainly seems faster, even for the wireless machine. Thanks!!!"
that's normal, wireless is normally between 1/4 and 1/2 the speed of your wired connection. normally the router gives priority to wired devices, but this should not cause you any further slow down unless you have wired devices plugged in at the same time you are using wireless. this can be changed from your router's admin page.
Posted on Aug 14, 2009
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Posted on Dec 10, 2009
Unplugging the wireless router and connecting it again should not have altered the wireless connection/configuration. You have connected the cables correctly because the Internet works when you connect a LAN cable to the router.
The Linksys wireless configuration or the wireless card configuration in the computer was changed it to lose the wireless connection. The wireless card configuration needs to be changed to match the wireless router's settings or change the Linksys with new configuration settings and configure the wireless card accordingly.
To secure your router with a login password and wireless security, please follow my instructions - click on this link :-
Should you need further assistance, please leave me a comment.
Posted on Dec 26, 2009
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