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k9unit_k19

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Hey guys,

I have a P4 (1.8 gigs processing), that is online through a wirless connection (linksys). THe "main computer" is a PII (333 MHz) and is very slow. It is only set up this way because the PII doesnt have a usb for the wireless connection. The PII is plugged into the router, which is online through a high-speed cable modem.

The connection on both computers is slow. THis is a problem especially when I am playing any online games, or even downloading stuff. I lag a lot on any games. IS there any way to speed up this connection, through configuring my router, or even just making a direct cable link between them?

P.S.: I dont think I can find the setup CD for the Router, but I know I have mine for the wireless.

Thanks for your help. <_<

-K9
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Wireless networks generally lag too much to be happy with on-line gaming performance. You best bet is to connect the gaming system directly to the modem or wireless router.

You could get a PCI wireless card for your PII, or connect your gaming system to the router with CAT5.
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Hey,

I took ur advice and got an ethernet wire (apparently better than cat5e) and connected it directly to the router. However, I found no difference in speed and I remain laggy in online games. Do you have any other suggestions, or any way of finding out what is making me so slow?

-K9
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