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Wifi slow on Laptop but fast on Mobile

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Last response: in Laptop Tech Support
May 18, 2017 2:57:23 PM

Send help, I am pulling my hair out over this.

My router is fine (hitting it didn't solve it), but the internet is still AGONIZINGLY SLOW on the PC. Internet speed is great on the phone. What could be causing this?

(ASUS X551C, Win. 8.1)

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May 18, 2017 7:33:39 PM

It could be a number of things. In the case of the modem/router you may want to reboot it anyway, as it is not uncommon for one device out of many to not function correctly until it is rebooted.

If there are many other devices connected to this same WiFi, then that itself can slow your connection. You can try connecting via Ethernet and see if you get better speeds.

I would also suggest you also clear your cache, history, etc., on the browser you are using.

Lastly, try this....

1. Go to "Control Panel".

2. Next go to "Network and Internet" and then "Network and Sharing".

3. Now click on "Manage Wireless Networks".

4. On this screen, remove all wireless connections by "right clicking" on it and select "Remove network" from the drop down menu.

5. After doing this, close the open windows and reboot the computer.

6. Once the computer is fully reloaded, scan for the "Wi-Fi networks".

7. Click on the available network that you want to access and select "connect".

8. It takes a moment, but then you will be asked to give a password for your Wi-Fi connection. Type in the password and click the "connect" button.

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