Question about 2wire (1000-400108-001) Router
My brother just added a new computer to the wireless network, and while simple downloads have never cause a problem for me before, his youtube streams will cause my ping to skyrocket to over 1000ms. Other computers on the network will not cause this to happen, but if it makes any difference, my computer is the furthest from the router and his is less than 20 feet away from mine.
Thanks in advance for any help.
It is a well known fact that the more computers you have on a network, and the more they are doing the slower everything gets.
Although that sounds a bit excessively high for a ping it is very possible that because you are farther from the router that your data is colliding with his. thus slowing down things even further. it might help to spread things out a little if at all possible, and see what that will do for you.
Posted on May 09, 2008
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