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Slow transfers on wireless lan

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xtreme404

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Hey guys, here is the setup. Two windows 2000 machines with SP3. Using a dlink air plus wireless router. Both computers also using a linksys wireless usb adapter. I was trying to transfer roughly 450mb file and it said that is was going to take like an hour or so to do it. When I had my wired lan it could do that in like 5 minutes or less. Whats the deal here, anyone have any ideas as to what I can try or look at.

Thanks!!!
 

CrazyP

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Nov 30, 2002
itshouldnt take that long, but it will take longer than wired regardless.

ethernet=100Mbps

802.11B=11Mbps

even the fastest 802.11g is like 44Mbps i think
 
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xtreme404

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your right, man do I feel stupid. I should have figured that one out myself.

Thanks again
 

DDR-PIII

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you can buy, im cant reemember what its called but it has turbo, which allows you to transfer at 72mbps.
 

Smokeys

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What kind of link quality are you getting, having 25-50% link quality can impact performance.

72mbps?? Even the new 802.11g standard is only 54mbit, where did you hear about this?
 

DDR-PIII

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Smokeys said:
What kind of link quality are you getting, having 25-50% link quality can impact performance.

72mbps?? Even the new 802.11g standard is only 54mbit, where did you hear about this?

its a button the linksys wireless products... lemme see if i cant find a link for you.
 

DDR-PIII

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http://linksys.com/products/product.asp?grid=33&scid=35&prid=452 , read under features on the left. Other companys do it too.... SMC and a few others....


only on 811.02a

"Up to 72 Mbps Turbo Mode (with Linksys 802.11a products only)"


Smokeys said:
What kind of link quality are you getting, having 25-50% link quality can impact performance.

72mbps?? Even the new 802.11g standard is only 54mbit, where did you hear about this?
atm they arent going for speed, but security...
 

xtrmeocr

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wireless to wireless through an AP will be horribly slow, you can double your speeds if you need to transfer a file by seting up a ad-hoc connection to transfer the file then change back to infastructure.