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How to force Windows 7 to use 802.11n in preference to 802.11g.

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So I just bought this router: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833162031
My laptop has a Intel WiFi Link 4965AGN
My laptop is running Windows 7

I have installed the latest version of DD-WRT that it supports.
I setup a wireless network in the N-Only mode to test my laptop with it.
Laptop connected and showed a rate of 130mbps (not the best.. but I can live with it)
Then I switched the router to mode NG-Mixed so that older clients on my network could connect to G, and my laptop could connect to N.
My laptop connects, but the rate is only 54mbps.

So how do I get my laptop to connect to the N signal instead of the G? I looked at the options in my wireless card's settings and the only mode I could actually disable was 802.11n (which seemed like a bad idea, considering what I'm trying to do here xD)

Thanks for the suggestions and advice in advance!
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