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Internet speeds on windows8


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#1 tjblue8

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 06:00 AM

Dear All,

 

Hope this is the right place, if not i apologise.

 

I am running a HP Laptop Windows 8.1 (Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC) (what a joy it's been :smash: )

My wifi adapter Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter  is fully up to date as is my pc.

 

I am having issues with my internet speed on WIFI. I have another laptop running in the same room currently which is an Asus; running windows 8.0. The asus is reaching speeds of near 30mbps as is my mobile (iphone) when i tested the speed on there. (both with Ookla).  My HP on the other hand is significantly slower less than half of that - last test was 13mbps. I can't work out what the issue is. i have turned all other devices off to test any changes, but no difference.

I only run AVG free as an antivirus protection. 

 

Can anyone make any recommendations.

 

cheers,

Tom 


Edited by tjblue8, 04 May 2014 - 06:06 AM.


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#2 scotty_ncc1701

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Posted 04 May 2014 - 12:27 PM

Check to make sure that your router/modem and adapter match protocols (b, g or n).  It might be a case where you have to match the protocols with the modem, and the protocols are automatically picked.  This is just a guess.

 

Best of luck.






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