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Windows 7: Windows 7/DOCSIS 3/Linksys WMP300N

09 Apr 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hifismith View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AlCapwn View Post
I was having a similar issue and I solved it by going to Device Manager and then properties -> Advanced tab and then you'll see IBSS mode. Mine was set to '802.11a/b Only' and once I changed it to '802.11a/b/g/n Auto' mine was connecting at 54mbps (I'm only currently running a Linksys WRT54GS so only 'g' for me ). If this doesn't help you, there may be a few more options you could try.

I fixed my problem a couple weeks ago. After a firmware update to my router, re-installing the adapter from the CD, and installing it's network utility, everything started working. I'm getting 270Mbps over my WLAN!! My other devices get half that (130Mbps).
Great, I'm glad to hear it! I do believe that this IBSS setting was part of the issue because Windows 7 defaults to a generic Broadcom driver (If you're using the WMP300N v1, v2 is EU and runs an Atheros chipset) and that IBSS setting most likely is default for that driver as a fail-safe since it most likely applies to many Broadcom devices. While installing the driver from the CD would have all these driver options automatically selected properly since it is a more specific driver of course. That and new router firmware is usually nice to fix strange problems as well (and hopefully not cause new ones!).

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