Suddenly slow wireless internet speeds on just one laptop.

kggr001

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Aug 28, 2017
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Since two weeks I'm experiencing slow speeds on my laptop, the speeds of my other laptops are fine tho.

Speedtest result of this laptop: http://beta.speedtest.net/result/6577820767

Speedtest result of my other laptop: http://beta.speedtest.net/result/6577805937

I'm not sure why this laptop suddenly has such low speeds, I didn't do anything out the ordinary. I'm not sure what is causing this, this laptop used to be as fast as all the other laptops I have.

I have the Windows 8.1 pro edition operating system installed on this laptop. The laptop itself is an Acer Aspire 5750G. The wireless network adapter driver installed is: "Qualcomm Atheros AR5B97 Wireless Network Adapter".
 

Ketchup

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Sep 1, 2002
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Look at your Windows Update history and device manger to see if there was a recent driver update in your wireless card.

Any recent AV or Firewall changes?

Have you run a malware scan recently?
 

Burpo

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Change the dns settings to manual using googles, 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4
& then the cmd prompts;
netsh int ip reset reset.log Press enter
netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log Press enter
netsh winsock reset catalog Press enter
nbtstat -r Press enter
nbtstat -RR Press enter
ipconfig /flushdns Press enter and restart Laptop.
 

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