Acer Veriton L460 slow INTERNET wireless connection

Posted on 2009-04-24
Last Modified: 2013-11-30
I am trying to connect a new Acer Veriton L460 with builtin wireless to an existing network. At the customer site it "falls off" the network constantly - says  the connection is good but poor or no connectivity - usually cannot even ping the router after about 15 seconds. In my home office it connects and stays connected. However, downloads from the internet are exceptionally slow and usually fail. I can access normal HTML pages without problems. If I download files to another computer, transferring them to this computer is painless and fast.
XP Professional with all updates.. I've re-installed the NIC driver and tried 3 routers at the site.
Question by:ClareSnyder
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    Does the Acer have any kind of connection management software?...I have had similar problems with IBM/Lenovo laptops with their 'access connections' software. If it's not already, make sure Windows is managing the connection.
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    Found the problem. The unit was FUBAR. Returned it for DOA exchange and the new one works perfectly.

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