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Windows 7: Slower than I'm paying for download speeds through wired router.

04 Mar 2014   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Slower than I'm paying for download speeds through wired router.


I'm hoping you can help me. I subscribe to Comcast's Blast internet package, which advertises 50Mbps download speeds and 10Mbps upload speeds. If I plug my computer directly into my Motorola SB6121 modem, I get the advertised speeds. However, through my Belkin n300 router with a wired connection, I only recieve download speeds of about 28-30Mbps. How can I best fix this? I was getting normal speeds with my old internet package (25/5) so I doubt it's a problem with the computer. Any insight you can offer is appreciated.



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04 Mar 2014   #2

Windows 7 Pro-x64

Replace the router. The Belkin n300 doesn't rank very high on the reviews.
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