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VERY slow wifi

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 Pro

    VERY slow wifi

    Hey everyone, just downloaded and installed 8 Pro. I love it, but my internet is extremely slow now. My wife and I were streaming netflix last night and it kept buffering. It never did this on W7.

    I just did a speed test on my phone and got 4.9 Mbps. I did the test on my laptop and I got .89 Mbps. I tried updating my drivers but it says everything is up to date.

    I did an in place upgrade because I didn't want to have to deal with moving music/pictures/files back and forth this time. Any help? Thanks!

    Computer is:
    HP Pavilion g7-1019wm Notebook PC
    Intel Pentium R CPU P6300 2.27 GHz
    4 GB Ram
    Windows 8 Pro 64 Bit

    Last edited by aparker2005; 27 Oct 2012 at 11:45.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Hey Man, just fixed the issue on my XPS M1330, the problem was with the included Microsoft driver for my wireless card.

    I have updated the driver with drivers from Dell's website and it works perfect now.

    Check out HP's website for Windows 7 64bit drivers for your card, Believe it would work for same as it did for me.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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