View Full Version : Router slows down Internet

08-19-2006, 11:56 AM
I was working at someone's house on Friday. Comcast Internet connection to her desktop was good. Installed D-Link wireless router and wired desktop really took a speed hit. The wirelessly connected laptop had a good connection.

So I wonder why going thru the router slowed the machine so much - it was clearly noticable. Next time I'm there I'll bring another router.

- tony

08-19-2006, 02:33 PM
Did you go through all the settings to be certain you were calling for as much speed as possible, or accept defaults. There is no reason for that otherwise except a bad router.

08-19-2006, 02:49 PM
I just accepted defaults. I think router issue because the desktop worked well when connected directly, so it's not the desktop or Internet connection. Also the wireless laptop worked well. Oh - maybe a bad cable. Will look into it next time I'm there and will bring spare router to substitute.

08-19-2006, 03:07 PM
K sounds like a plan.