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xyz823
12-09-2010, 09:09 PM
Just been over at a mates place helping him get his new router setup (Thomson one :annoyed:). Anyway hes a bit of a techophobe so enlisted my help.

I got it all setup and ran a speedtest and was only going at about 5Mbps. Plugged in the ethernet cord and it went a blistering 15Mbps!!!

I updated the driver for the wireless card but it didn't seem to do anything. Anyone got any ideas as to what the problem is???

Oh yea, tested the wireless on my laptop and it went around 15Mbps.

wainuitech
12-09-2010, 09:40 PM
Tried changing the Channel Number-- While it may work OK on your laptop, your friends one may have some "quirk" about it.

xyz823
12-09-2010, 10:01 PM
Tried changing the Channel Number-- While it may work OK on your laptop, your friends one may have some "quirk" about it.

And how would I go about that? Also... whats a channel number?

Edit: What should I change it to? 11?

1101
13-09-2010, 02:52 PM
Welcom to the wonderfull wacky world of wireless.

WirelessB laptop perhaps?? (is the laptop old??)

xyz823
13-09-2010, 04:47 PM
Welcom to the wonderfull wacky world of wireless.

WirelessB laptop perhaps?? (is the laptop old??)

Yea its quite old (Has a 40GB HDD!!!) but its b/g.