Wireless connection issues

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Louc32

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I am having problems with my wireless connections being painfully slow or not connecting at all due to timing out. I have a wired conection to a PC which works perfectly and wireless conections to a laptop and PS3.
All of the hardware works fine in isolation, however once the (wired) PC is on the download speed of the laptop and PS3 become so slow that they are rendered useless.
I have updated the firmware for the router (netgear DGN2000) and have performed numerous virus scans on the PC and laptop, all have come up clear.
Any help anyone can offer to resolve this issue would be greatly appreciated as until a week ago everyting was fine and I cannot understand what has gone wrong.

Many thanks for reading
 

TerryNet

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It sounds like there is something on the wired PC using all the bandwidth or else the router is favoring the ethernet over the wireless. Does the laptop experience the same problem connected by ethernet instead of wireless?
 

Louc32

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We haven't tried hard wiring the laptop as it has all worked perfectly until recently. However, having read lots of articles on this website we did notice that phones can sometimes cause a problem. Based on this and the fact that we had had to recently move our phone, we moved our phone and router further apart. Amazingly enough this seems to have worked. (Not sure if this is just luck or if we are on to something).

yours hopefully:confused:
 

TerryNet

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2.4 GHz cordless phones certainly cause wireless interference.
 
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