slow speed

  mantis1 17:27 04 Dec 2005

i am with aol gold.have connected a netgear router dg834gt to allow my desktop and wireless laptop connect to the internet.they both connect ok but the speed is slow.148k on the desktop but if i connect using their modem it is 2.2mbps why is this.i am using cat 5 cable from the router to desktop.any idea's

  keewaa 17:40 04 Dec 2005

yep .. MTU ...
this will explain :
click here

  keewaa 17:41 04 Dec 2005

You need to change the MTU to 1400 within the Netgear router (there is an MTU setting in there)

  mantis1 17:57 04 Dec 2005

done that still slow 176 on a speed tester.on the network connections page the gateway status says 2.2mbps but the local connection says 100.mbps is that the max it will do

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