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My download speed is much lower than my upload speed

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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  • lige perry Dec 04, 2012

    I am not "hung up" on anything. My speed is consistently too slow on this computer. .87 Mbps download speed indicates a problem somewhere!

  • max carson
    max carson Dec 04, 2012

    There are many factors out of your control, Comcast equipment, where you live, etc., etc, etc ., for example. Have you contacted Comcast? They can run a check on the outside equipment. If you have verified all your cables, connections, Unpluged the Comcast Modem, Removed the battery and rebooted the modem, allow self test, plug in Ethernet cable, Plug in the wireless allow self test , Plug in computers. I don't think any thing YOU can do inside will change the speed. It's a Comcast equipment issue. Of course they will not admit it. The only thing inside you can do is swap the Comcast Modem, Cables, Wireless, Change Channels on wireless. ALSO http://compnetworking.about.com/cs/windo... It work on Win 7. I ran a SpeedTest. Net on my laptop, Comcast/Xfinity Hi Speed, the download is 15.09 the upload is 4.19. Info :http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?...

  • max carson
    max carson Dec 04, 2012

    Did a Comcast Tech come to your location and analyze the signal, replaced the Comcast modem? Have you updated the firmware on your wireless? Is it secured?

  • max carson
    max carson Dec 04, 2012

    Tried another, Speakeasy,net DL is 1.12 , UL is 3.99. Xfinity Speed test, DL 1.78 UL 3.72 http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-sup... SpeedTest.net, DL 0.96, UL 3.72 , BroadBand Speed Test , DL 0.281 UL 1.20. Wireless Network Connection 48.0 to 54.0 Mbps

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There are many,many factors beyond your control, Where you are downloading from, time, servers,traffic, etc., etc., etc. I would not get to hung up on "check my internet speed" software.

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SOURCE: Belkin N 150 slow connection with MACs only & PCs are fine.

I had the same problem.
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Once I added those DNS servers to the DNS tab in System Preferences on my macbook Pro, the speed problem disappeared.
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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.

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SOURCE: I have a NETGEAR wire/wireless router MBR624GU. My

This Netgear has :-

  • LAN ports: Four (4) 10/100 Mbps auto-sensing, Auto Uplink™ RJ-45 ports (one Cat 5 UTP cable included)
  • WAN port: USB 2.0
  • Wireless: 802.11g Access Point auto rate capable up to 54 Mbps†
The modem needs to be connected to the WAN port, not to a LAN port.

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SOURCE: WIFI not working with Linksys wireless-g broadband router/Comcast

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 :-
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