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Old 08-26-2007, 10:49 PM   #1
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Ok, well, I just powered up a PC I haven't used in a few months, and it'* maintaining a WiFi speed of 100 kbps (usually 1500 kbps) with a "good" signal. I tried reloading the Linksys driver and even tried installing a new card. Nothing worked. Before I try reinstalling Windows, I'd like to know if there'* something else I can try. Any ideas?
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its just your signal?
those change all the time could be getting a bad one right now. i have a 8mb service and it goes from 5mb to 8 all day long.
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No it'* not, my laptop from the same position gets 900-1000 kbps
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turn off your router. unplug it for 5 minutes. turn ur pc off. and then turn your pc on wait for it to boot and load everything. plug your router back in, and turn on. it resets its self. if that dotn work. call your provider and tell them to get out there and check your signals
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This is an ongoing problem, it is not a hardware problem or an ISP problem. It is a software issue. I have narrowed it down to that over the months.
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This is an ongoing problem, it is not a hardware problem or an ISP problem. It is a software issue. I have narrowed it down to that over the months.
Are you sure? Could the antenna have been damaged somehow?
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Don't think so. I tried two cards and they both worked the same. And come to think of it, back at Xavier, I was having problems like these over the wired connection, but I only used it for school work, internet and AIM, it didn't seem like a big deal
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I had this same problem but I am trying to think of what the solution was. I actaully think I reformated but I am not for sure.
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