Downloading Woes over WiFi

  Jumper2031 09:40 29 May 2008


Just wondering if anyone can help me with downloading problems I am having a present.

My ISP is BT and currently have a basic 2MB/per/sec broadband package with them. I have a home computer and a laptop in the house both XP and currently connect both of them through a WiFi connection only via a Netgear DG 834g Wireless Router. My default browser is Firefox.

I live in a small property and WiFi is the best option for me to connect at present due to socket limitations.

My problem is this.

When I try to download any sort of program or package the download starts and then drops out after a second or 2. I have done speed checks and the system is fine up to 3.2Mb/per second some days. This problem is persistent and happens during off peak times as well.

I can surf web pages no problem and have multiple pages up but just can download anything significant.

I done the usual and reset my Wifi box etc and tried an Ethernet cable lead to prove it wasn’t the router but have the same problem still.

Any help would be appreciated.


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