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Failing internet connection. Could it be my Adapter?


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So lately my internet is wavering. 

I'm using a D-Link DWA-556 Xtreme Wireless Adapter paired with a D-Link DGL-4500 Router.

Now here's the kicker. My usual download speed is 14 Mbps and upload speeds of 15-20 Mbps, that being said I'm only getting between 0-4 Mbps and on rare occasions I can get more than that but for not very long. 

My ISP is comcast. I have a comcast modem that can broadcast it's own wifi. 

 

I love watching twitch streams and streaming myself. That being sad I was almost always able to watch anyone stream with them outputting 4500 Kbps and up, without issue. Now I am having trouble watching streams at 500 Kbps. The streams often at times just stop working and a loading icon appears on the screen.

 

May I add that I'm the only in my house that is having this problem. 

My phone, tablet, and computer are all having connection issues while the other 3 people living in my house are having non what so ever.

 

The modem and router are placed in the center of my house with the modem and router being on the same wall as my computer is.

 

 

Side note:

I have also re-enabled my modem's wifi and started to use that with better to mixed results. Nothing near to what I originally had. maybe I can watch a stream at 1000 Kbps while I play something with low connection demand like Runescape. 

 

This has been going on for over a month now. 

 

I have reset both my modem and my router to factory default and have seen no improvement. 

 

Please any help would be appreciated.


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Hello,

There is some information Here that maybe of some help to you. The topic is discussing windows 7 64 bit and what appears to be your adapter...

Let us know if that helps you.

Thanks
Joe :)
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