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Slow MSN/WLM transfer Speed since wireless router installed.

By joemailey
Feb 7, 2006
  1. Hi I'm Currently using a cable 10MB connection.

    When i upgraded to 10MB connection MSN/WLM file transfers were extremly faster than ever before.

    I got a wireless router
    Netgear WGT624 108Mb 802.11g Wireless Cable/DSL Router

    http://www.tekheads.co.uk/s/product?product=602980

    Now My PC isn't using a wireless connection, i have it wired.


    PC ethernet
    to
    Ethernet port of wireless router(1 of 4 ports)
    from
    router port(WAN)
    To
    Cable Modem vai Ethernet again.
    cable modem to Internet.


    Now since then i've had very bad transfers on some occassions you get the message saying "experiencing a slow connection click here to fine out why."

    Usually inicates your behind a firewall.

    I Don't have the firewall enabled on My wireless router, i use only Windows XP SP2 built in Firewall.


    Does anyone no of a way i can fix MSN/WLM transfers?
     
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 9,431

    You don't have to enable the firewall functionality in the router - it is inherent. You have to forward certain ports to your computer or enable UPnP to allow MSN active file transfers.
     
  3. joemailey

    joemailey TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

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