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Windows 7: verizon Fios: wifi and ethernet, 2 different internet speeds

10 Feb 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
verizon Fios: wifi and ethernet, 2 different internet speeds

I have verizon Fios internet service. Here's a screen shot of my cellphone, using wifi and a screenshot of my computer using ethernet cable and actiontec powerline network adapters.
How can I change the ethernet speed to match the wifi speed?

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10 Feb 2013   #2


FIOS is the best Internet service available in the US and you are lucky to have it. The discrepancy between wired & wireless throughput is legendary and there are lots of comments about it. In general the cause is obscure in most cases - wireless throughput is subject to all sorts of issues that are not present with a wired connection. In general you should not expect wireless speeds to match wired speeds - there are just too many variables in play with wireless. For instance, a fish tank can suck up wireless signals like a sponge, as can a steel beam or a large flatscreen TV.

To get more info on your situation post all your details on this forum:

FiOS Internet - Verizon Community
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10 Feb 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Thx so much for the link, I will be on it right away. I understand the wifi issues, but why is my wired pc so slow compared to my cellphone's wifi connection?
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