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Windows 7: is there a way to increase wifi speed?

22 Jan 2010   #1

is there a way to increase wifi speed?

hi guys, is there a way to increase wifi speed to make i go fast like a cable connection?

any surgestions would be good?

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22 Jan 2010   #2

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there

1)Your Router needs to support the new Wireless-N standard up to 600 mbs from the presemt 54 mbs (WIRELESS-G).

2) Your Wireless card need to support it too.

Wireless-N routers are a bit more expensive -- and the problem is that if you are using a Laptop it's not easy to change the wireless chip so you'll have to use an external USB Wireless-N card -- also not cheap.

I don't think there will be too many PUBLIC WI FI places that will have wireless -n system for ages yet so you are stuck with wireless g @ 54 MBS max.

If you are on a shared wireless connection then the number of users will also slow it down -- especially if you have a load of users such as in a Hotel downloading Music / streaming audio into their hotel rooms etc.

Here's a wiki on Wireless-n (do further research as always with wiki).

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22 Jan 2010   #3
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Use a "wireless N router" and a "N adapter"

Wireless N is backward compatible, so you should be OK connecting in different areas. Alternatively you could look at Ethernet over power HomePlug Powerline Alliance
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