I have upgraded all drivers, all firmware, have tried changing channels, forcing it to "g" only or "b" only, and it seems no matter what I do, my laptop won't establish a connection any faster than 1 mbps. It may go slightly faster after each initial change, but only lasts about 10 seconds before bottoming out again at 1. Any suggestions before I toss it out the window?
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the problem with wireless routers is that they only will put out little more than 1mbps it may say 54mbps, but it'll usually only download at about 1 mbps, ive found it frustrating myself, but thats all the firmware in those will allow, ive tried to upgrade mine, but still the same, there isnt a fix that i'm aware of, wireless "N" maybe different but i doubt it, sending that much information wirelessly creates alot of heat,
You have WRT300N router. If it is very old model then upgrade the firmware of the router. and try changing the wireless channel on the router. Firmware is the software of the router. Download the latest firmware of the router. Go to the manufacturer's web site and download the firmware of the router. Open the set up page of the router and upgrade the firmware of the router. Once you upgrade the firmware of the router, reset the router. On the router you will find a small reset button, hold it down for 30 seconds. release it. wait for 1 minute. Now unplug the power to the router and plug it back in. Now you will need to reconfigure the router according to the Internet service provider.
Reduce the MTU settings on the router. You will need to open the set up page of the router. On the set up page , you will find the MTU set to Auto. Change it to manual and change the size to 1400. save the settings. Also upgrade the firmware of the router. Do you have any computer connected to the router ? If not then connect the computer to the router. download the firmware of the router. Upgrade the firmware. After upgrading the firmware , you will need to reset the router. Once you reset the router, it will lose all the settings and you will need to reconfigure the router. Click here step by step instructions
Try changing the channel of your router ex (channel 1-6-11). Since you upgrade the firmware of your router you need to reset it to factory default and reconfigure everything so the new firmware will take effect.
hi there, have you tried to reset your wireless router so that the default settings are being used, then try reconfiguring it again for your Internet connection.. then try to connect wireless again ... sounds like your router may have lost its settings which happens for some firmware upgrades.....
Wireless Interferences Neighboring wireless
networks or any appliance that operates on the same frequency as your
wireless device (e.g. 2.4 GHz) may cause interference and therefore may
affect your wireless connection and signal. Common sources of interference are:
Neighboring wireless networks
2.4 GHz cordless telephones
Wireless baby monitors
solve the problem, change the channel and SSID on your Access Point.
Preferred channels to use are 1, 6 and 11 since they’re considered