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Slow connection Hi I have a netgear router connected to my computer which is down stairs in my house. I have the wireless adapter connected to the upstair computer which I run my business on. Very seldom I get a excellent connection but mostly its "good" and its so slow I can barely get on the internet. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I can do to increase the speed? I have Verizon wireless which seems to run fine downstairs but upstairs is a major problem. Thanks !

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  • debi753 Jul 25, 2008

    Thanks so much ! I'll give it a try.





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I would suggest that you install a wireless access point in your upstairs area. That will involve running a wire from the router upstairs to the access point. A cheaper solution would be to run a wire from the router upstairs directly to the machine upstairs then you won't have the cost of the additional Access Point.

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Your slow connection could be affected by poor location wireless router (therefore poor signal strength), electrical interference, or even someone else with a wireless router transmitting on the same channel as your wireless router.
Try relocating your router away from solid walls, and/or move your computer or router to another location.
If your connection speed varies, could be electrical interference with appliance/s in your house, turn off all appliances, test your internet speed connecting then turn on one appliance at a time to determine which appliance is at fault (could have a faulty capacitor in the appliance)

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