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Internet runs slow or freezes on my wired desktop when I use the internet on my wireless laptop.

Why does my internet run soo slow on my wired desktop when someone in my house uses the internet on my wireless laptop? I have a D-Link WBR-1310 Router. I just bought it when I got my e laptop. The wireless laptop internet runs good when someone is on the desktopgood but the desktop thats wired runs slow. Can anyone give me a suggestion or a fix?

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Hi tech_newbie.... Need a little more info... how is your wireless connected.. ethernet /Usb... or true wireless... and vice versa for desktop. where is your wireless router situated... what times are you experiencing the slow connection!

In addition.. first try running a good Spyware/ adaware programme such as Spybot.. and alongside side another programme called... a-square.. and with AVG.. all of which are free... see links below..

http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index.html

http://free.grisoft.com/doc/2/

http://www.emsisoft.com/en/software/free/

Try this first.. they are all pretty good programmes when used in conjunction with each other, you;ll be surorised at what you find.... Get back to me if this does not eliminate your problem

Regards Faggly

Posted on Mar 19, 2008

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