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Windows 7: Older wifi card drivers destroying new card speed?

07 Jan 2017   #1
chris2busy

win 7
 
 
Older wifi card drivers destroying new card speed?

Hello all!
Many wishes for 2017 !
I was using a TP LINK wifi card (pci) but was causing me stability issues on this pc and removed it (software uninstall and hardware removed). But now with the new card my speeds are down to a crawl. I should be getting 800+ kb/s download speeds but i get 80-160 !!
Any advice? Please let me know how i can givee you any further info.

New wifi card is Belkin surf wireless usb dongle


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08 Jan 2017   #2
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Hi Chris,
whats the part no ie 5100.
you could check that its the latest driver, then look in the properties >> advanced and check the settings there.

Roy
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13 Jan 2017   #3
cooltouch

Win7 Ulitmate x64, XP x86 (Dual Boot)
 
 

Perhaps TP Link left something behind that didn't get uninstalled? It seems to me that one way to check for this is to start up Task Manager and look under the Processes tab for anything TP Link related. You can deactivate it there, but then you'll have to track down the offending file and excise it, or it may reappear.
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