Wireless router slowing down main internet

By Nekurahn
Jan 12, 2007
  1. I have bought a D-Link wireless router so that my little brother can have internet on his computer upstairs and since I've been using it, my internet has been dial-up speed. Is there something in the settings I have to tweak or does wireless bring your internet down a notch? :(
  2. N1Hawk

    N1Hawk TS Rookie Posts: 222

    yeah I've been wondering the same thing Nekurahn!
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,168   +986

    1) schedule a controlled test
    a: you alone & your brother powered off
    b: your brother connected via wireless but doing nothing
    c: your brother surfing or downloading something​
    2) use this tool for measurement
    of all three cases.

    report your findings
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