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Windows 7: I'm not getting 300 mbps wireless speed.

03 Oct 2010   #11
imeem

Win 7 & 10 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Night Hawk View Post
Not using a NetGear adapter card along with a matched router. That can throw things off.
My sister's laptop doesn't have a netgear network card too.

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My sister's laptop is able to get 300 mbps wireless connection from anywhere inside the house. But my computer is only able to get 120-150 mbps. Is it because of my network card?

Router is Netgear N300.
The distance you are away from the router.
The router is on the second floor and my sister's laptop is able of getting 300 mbps from the basement too.

What does enabling and disabling 802.11d in my network card do?

EDIT: I think i found out that my network card doesn't work with WPA2-PSK [AES], could that be 1 of the problem?


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04 Oct 2010   #12
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Could well be! The nic card is NetGear while the cable modem is Motorola. It works like a champ! as you would expect being hardwired.

With some routers however they do tend to work best with the same brand nic card or adapter requiring a match. This was being looked at as one possible explaination for differences you were seeing there.

The second item you just found out about the card not supporting certain things like WPA2-PSK [AES] is definitely a concern especially you are using the AES type of encryption. The advice is to look for a better alternative or review The Cable Guy - July 2010 page to look thongs over in case you don't have something configured correctly as a side thought. The Cable Guy - July 2010
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