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Wireless Speed Problem

Discussion in 'Networking' started by flyfisher24, Nov 8, 2007.

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  1. flyfisher24

    flyfisher24 Thread Starter

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    I have a Linksys WRT54G wireless router. I have a HP Pavillion DV5000 Laptop. I have cable service for internet. When I use my wireless router for my laptop, I get 1.5 mbps for a download speed. When I use my wired connection, I get over 5mbsp. How can I get the wireless speed closer to the 5. I know I probably won't be able to get 5, but I think I should get more. My connection speed for the wireless route shows 54.0 mbps in my taskbar. I use Windows XP, AVG Virus, Comodo Spyware. Thanks in advance for the help
     
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    One possible cause is wireless interference. NetStumbler www.netstumbler.com can help check for noise and other wireless networks.
     
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