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90% speed degradation

The speed degradation with the wireless is not 10%, it is 90%! (from 7.83Mbps to 0.73Mbps). In the mean time I understand that this may have to do with the wireless router supporting 11G protocol whilst my laptop side is 11B?
You mentioned dwitching off QOS packet formatting on the router side (the format that prevents freeloaders on my wireless), but I don't know:
a) how to do that
b) what the security consequences are
Can you help?

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The G vs B will play a huge role in speed.

To turn off the QOS feature usually consists of logging into your router or opening the management software that came with the router.

After looking up more information for your brand, I would check your d-link utility and possibly try switching channels (If your using 6 goto 11) try to at least move 5 channels from where it is already set. Also make sure power mode is set to "Continuous access mode"

Since your using a b card with a g router, my next suggestion would be if at all possible try connecting to your router with a g card (Possibly a friend or neighbor could help out) and compare the speeds. I am more then certain you'll see the speed you are wanting with the g card.

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