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  1. jeremylance96

    jeremylance96 Thread Starter

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    Hello I have an internet problem

    I am using an adapter for my desktop to connect to my 2wire router wirelessly. Internet was great for a few months but recently it just became slow. Torrent downloads were really fast but browsing and everything else were very slow. Other computers at home seemed to be working fine so I just re-installed windows 7 again. It was fast again for a couple of days but it became slow again. I tested the wireless adapter to my other laptop and worked perfectly fine however it didn't on my desktop. So I thought it was just a virus and reinstalled windows 7 today again. Now internet is still slow even accessing the wireless router control page is slow. Right now i am clueless on what to do know and It would be awesome if someone helped me.
     
  2. metallica5456

    metallica5456 Trusted Advisor

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    Welcome do this please
    Originally by Etaf,

    Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
    Download and install
    If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy theprogram across to the faulty PC
    Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into theworking computer with internet access and copy the file and install theprogram.
    You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PCand attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

    If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet -can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply

    http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx( the site now appears to require a business email, so try the direct linkbelow)
    Direct link to the program is here http://info.xirrus.com/Wi-FiInspectorConfirmation.html

    {If the above link does not work heres alternative links
    http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/fil.../download.html
    http://www.softpedia.com/progDownloa...oad-99109.html
    http://download.cnet.com/Xirrus-Wi-F...-75758254.html}

    Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
    if you get an error - You need will need to have NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector tofunction.
    On windows 8 - (i do not have windows 8) but, it would appear that, When youfirst try to run, you may get a message that .net framework is needed, andincluded in that message is a link to download/install.

    Run the program

    A user guide is available here http://www.xirrus.com/cdn/pdf/Xirrus...-1-RevB-6.aspx

    post a screen shot of the program running.
    if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so wecan see all the network information.

    post which SSID name is yours, itslocated in the list, under network "AdapterName" (1st column)


    Note:
    For a reliable (or robust as the Xirrus user guide says) wireless connectionyou need a signal of about -70 dBm or better. "A desirable signal levelfor a robust Wi-Fi connection will be green".
    note: the signal level is a negative number, so for example -88 is worst and-40 is better

    To post a screen shot of the active window.
    Windows XP
    Hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application(Start> All Programs> Accessories> Paint) and Paste the screen shot.You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.

    Vista or Windows 7
    you can use the "snipping tool" which is found in Start> Allprograms> Accessories> Snipping Tool
    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tuto...snipping-tool/

    To upload the screen shot to the forum, open the full reply window ("GoAdvanced" button) and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
    Full details are available here http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_...g_a_Screenshot
     
  3. metallica5456

    metallica5456 Trusted Advisor

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    Can you also give us the EXACT make and model NUMBERS of both the desktop PC and the wireless adapter.
     
  4. jeremylance96

    jeremylance96 Thread Starter

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    The model number of adapter is LP-9287e. My desktop is custom built. The motherboard is ga-970a-ud3.
     

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    jeremylance96 Thread Starter

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    also forgot to say that I am using realtek rtl8187l drivers downloaded from the official website of the adapter(loopcomm).
     
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