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I networked another computer in the house to my DSL modem, the computer hooked up via usb wireless (netgear) looses a lot of speed. Could the distance be the problem? I mean I know it could but it is less than 75ft away? Any easy ways to boost the speed? I know sharing the bandwidth could slow it down also but it is really really slow.

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Does anyone have any ideas?

Please? :tazz:
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If anyone is interseted in my question, these are 2 answers I got from another forum;

1. A couple of things to do:

Obtain latest drivers for your adapter at Netgear.com
SP2 for Windows is highly recommended if don't already have it.

Interference can causing problems: 2.4 ghz telephones, heavy walls, electronic divices close by, etc.



2. Playing around with the location of the wireless router and the receiving PC might help.

http://kbserver.netg...les/n101160.asp suggests a few general things you can try to improve signal strength.

There are also various range extenders available such as http://www.cantenna.com/ and https://secure25.eas....tritium.co.uk/.
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