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Windows 7: D-Link DWA-552 Xtreme N Desktop Adapter Causing Stuttering

11 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
D-Link DWA-552 Xtreme N Desktop Adapter Causing Stuttering

My desktop d-link wireless card is causing my desktop to stutter. I have done a bunch of tests on my hardware / software / drivers, and I am sure it is a problem with the D-link card. I am currently at school where I have to connect to the internet using XpressConnect ( Cloudpath Networks - WPA2 ).

The stuttering effects the entire system (sound, video, keyboard/mouse, etc) and lasts for a few seconds. Additionally, it only occurs when streaming video/music online, or when playing online games.

I have updated the drivers, and I have installed the drivers without the D-link software using device manager and selecting the driver files from my computer.

Here is a video of what is happening:
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12 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, OSX Maverick

Wireless media at school isn't the best for streaming video and online games. Depending on the number of users, the hub-nature of Wi-Fi can introduce delays. Not to mention the WPA2 encryption overhead. For that matter wired broadband could do the same, depending on the saturation of the subnet where the PC is connected to...
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