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Windows 7: is it faster to connect to router using cable or the same in wireless

17 Feb 2012   #1
Ajji

Windows 7 Home Basic 64 bit
 
 
is it faster to connect to router using cable or the same in wireless

example:

i have a router connected to a modem. My computer is connected to my router using a cable and 2 other laptops is connected to my router using wireless connection. Do we have the same speed internet connection?

thanks in advance


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17 Feb 2012   #2
Influx

Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 / WCP x64 / Ubuntu 11 x64
 
 

Yes, unless your wireless signal is low or your wireless bandwidth is limited.
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17 Feb 2012   #3
Ajji

Windows 7 Home Basic 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Influx View Post
Yes, unless your wireless signal is low or your wireless bandwidth is limited.
how can i know if my wireless (data transfer rate) is limited?
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18 Feb 2012   #4
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Guess you could try Speedtest.net - The Global Broadband Speed Test to start with. Run it from each machine and compare results.
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