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Wireless connection randomly drops from 54Mbps to 1 Mbps

Posted on 2009-02-10
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I am having a recurring problem that my wireless connection speed randomly drops from 54 to 1 Mbps and thereby losing connectivity. This is quite annoying... There are two other laptops on the same network w/o this problem.  It doesn't matter whether I am the only one attached or if the other two are connected as well...Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Don Denson
Question by:don_denson

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buachaillbeoir earned 2000 total points
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to be honest its most likely your wireless network card, might be busted! best way to check it would be to connect your laptop to another wireless network and see if it has the same problem. If it does, try updated the drivers or a windows update to fix the problem.
if they dont change your luck, try changing the chanel on your router to 1 6 or 11
if your still stuck, i would imagine get yourself a new external adaptor or have the one n your laptop replaced!!!

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I have tried most of your suggestions except to connect to a different network....The driver is up-to-date so I think it could be the card....Thanks for the suggestions....

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