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I have a DLink DIR-300 wireless router, problem is that when my desktop is connected to one of its lan ports internet connection became too slow while my wireless devices (eg, dell inspiron 8500, 2 psp units, 1 wirelss desktop) has no problem and connects instantly, if i directly connect said wired desktop to the modem it connects instantly, can someone help me with is problem, same problem happens with my other Linksys BEFW11S4 v2 wirelss router, i am using a broadband isp.

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  • Joey Serrano Feb 01, 2009

    i just installed a fresh win xp pro on said desktop and i have not yet installed anything on it yet im just trying to connect it to the router, it has the built in lan and its a dell Inspiron 530s desktop, tnx for the help

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I have the same router. I recommend that you download a new driver of your lan card for your desktop pc, also if you have P2P and bittorrent applications, try to disable them first and see the difference, those programs slow down the your internet, because they hog your bandwidth and connects to multiple users.

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  • spyzampinoy Feb 02, 2009

    have you tried the new Lan drivers?, are you using XP Service pack2 or 3? try doing a ping test, for example if your router IP is 
    "192.168.1.1"  click start then run, then type "ping 192.168.1.1 -t"


    you should see continous reply from your router. it it displays any timeout. you might have a bad router, or a bad Network Cable.

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