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Offline zeron824

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Internet has been acting weird
« on: January 03, 2015, 11:35:19 PM »
Lately, my connection has been really bad. I would constantly lag in my game. When browsing the web, it would be fine then suddenly it would stop loading. The WiFi Connection would not give any error. Usually to fix it faster, I would reconnect to my WiFi, but it doesn't work all the time. I've also prioritized my PC over everyone elses, but it still does the same error.

NOTE: This has just been happening lately. It was fine before. 50 people could be connected, but my connection will not slow down.

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Internet has been acting weird
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Re: Internet has been acting weird
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2015, 05:45:47 PM »
Is there anyone else in the house that might be downloading or pulling something large that would eat up the speed?

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Re: Internet has been acting weird
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2015, 04:05:55 AM »
None at all. This would even happen at the middle of the night when everyone is asleep. I've checked if there are any intruders or viruses also and there's none.

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Re: Internet has been acting weird
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2015, 04:06:43 PM »
It is very possible it is the router. My own home router is starting to do the sme thing where my device on wireless will stop working or go dog slow and I have to go reboot the router. My computers on the network cables are all fine, maybe a small slow down when it happens.

Turns out for my tp link model that there is a know wireless problem and I am going to get it replaced under warranty.

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Re: Internet has been acting weird
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2015, 06:48:17 PM »
Yes sir. I will look into the router and report back results.  :thinking:

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Re: Internet has been acting weird
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2015, 12:01:58 PM »
Well last night I decided to try a different firmware on my personal router and put the openwrt firmware, and so far everything has been faster, the internet, pages loading, wireless. All of it. So for now I will give it some time and see if it holds up and see how it does :-)

Not sure if your router is your personal one, but thought I would let you know what I did.

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Re: Internet has been acting weird
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2015, 03:54:14 PM »
Well last night I decided to try a different firmware on my personal router and put the openwrt firmware, and so far everything has been faster, the internet, pages loading, wireless. All of it. So for now I will give it some time and see if it holds up and see how it does :-)

Not sure if your router is your personal one, but thought I would let you know what I did.

Shane

What settings did you place on your router after flashing the openwrt firmware? I felt a bit overwhelmed. haha

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Re: Internet has been acting weird
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2015, 03:59:25 PM »
I just set my wireless back up and set my internet IP info up, only because I have a static internet IP, if you dont have a static Ip you dont need to worry about it. Just setup your wireless and you should be good to with the defaults.

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Re: Internet has been acting weird
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2015, 03:59:25 PM »

 

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