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Full game view (notice the lag-o-meter on the right)

Lag-o-meter fullscreened

its basically a hiccup every 7 or 8 seconds

Things I've tried/noticed:

RTCW SP works fine

Other people on my network playing ET do not have the same problem

It happens on all servers (including non-pb servers)

I've tried several wireless cards.

tried deactivating DMZ

tried disabling all port forwards.

tried anti-virus/anti-spyware scan (AVG and Spybot S&D)

tried formatting my whole hard drive

Still no luck...

I moved my PC to the basement where the router is, and am still having the problem. I attached an ethernet cable to the onboard ethernet and router and can't seem to be able to make the wireless connection stop. Suggestions?

Also, does anybody know any free/trail software that has an active streaming latency test like the one built into the game engine?

Router: Linksys WRT54G
Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
Processor: Intel® Pentium® D CPU 2.80GHz (2 CPUs)
Memory: 1024MB RAM
Hard Drive: 244 GB
Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 3450
Monitor: 19" Flatpanel LCD
Sound Card: SB Live! 24-bit
Speakers/Headphones: Logitec Headset
Keyboard: Razer Lycosa
Mouse: Razer Deathadder
Operating System: Windows XP Pro (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp_sp2_qfe.070227-2300)
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Could it be the actual game lagging? not the online part of it.

What game is it ? You could try upgrading your RAM?
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It could be latency introduced by wireless. Wireless isn't very good for fps games as they are network sensitive. Try a wired connection to rule this out.
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Just to let you know it says hes already tried using it plugged directly into the modem.
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