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Windows 7: D-Link DWA 160 extremely slow

02 Feb 2013   #1

Windows 7
 
 
D-Link DWA 160 extremely slow

My download speed on another laptop on the network is 10 megabits, with this adapter I can barely get one. Is this just a bad adapter or is there a possible fix?

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03 Feb 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I don't have a whole lot to go on, but have you checked your wireless router to see if there might be any limits set for your 2.4 or 5Ghz band?
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03 Feb 2013   #3

Windows 7
 
 

How would I go about checking that?

Right now it is plugged into the router through ethernet, and it is getting 2.5 megabits, compared to the laptop's 10.
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07 Feb 2013   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

hi guys, this is my first time on this forum

same thing here,
I bought the dwa 160 xtreme like last year, and then a few months later, it stopped working altogether, although I got a replacement because of the warranty

now its really slow, using it on a windows 7 pc, averages like 1 or 2 Mb/s (tested through speed test.net), and it only gets like 2 bars of wireless connectivity (down the bottom on the taskbar), whereas other laptop has full bars

Also, my mac gets like around 35 Mb/s at its slowest, according to speedtest.net as well,

Does anyone happen to have a solution?
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07 Feb 2013   #5

Windows 7
 
 

Yep, I found the problem. After performing windows updates, the internet speed was fine.
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07 Feb 2013   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Any chance you know which update fixed the issue? Would be good info for me in the future perhaps.
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