Will router change improve my speed

  ponytail 10:09 14 Mar 2018
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This may be a silly question but is it possible to increase my laptops performace by changing the router.My current router is a Plusnet Hub One.I was browsing on Amazon and there are so many at all different prices.On example enclosed click here

  ponytail 10:11 14 Mar 2018

Have just noticed it says wired connection but I use wireless

  alanrwood 11:50 14 Mar 2018

Hardly likely. Using WiFi is dependent on so many factors such as what mode your WiFi is using and whether your computer can use the newer faster modes or if your router is capable of them too. Give us more details of your connection type and obtained speeds. Compare it with an ethernet wired connection. (100Mb/s or 1Gb/s). What is the spec of your computer WiFi.

  ponytail 13:46 14 Mar 2018

Ok will try and get that info and post it on here

  ponytail 13:48 14 Mar 2018

When you say What is the spec of your computer WiFi. where do I find that info

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:23 14 Mar 2018

MAke and model of laptop?

We assume you are on a fibre connection as you have the Plusnet Hub One

The plusnet hub one supports dual band wifi so unless your laptop can access the 5mhz signal from the hub you're not going to get a faster speed.

  ponytail 15:26 14 Mar 2018

HP Deskjet 2540 All in one

  ponytail 15:29 14 Mar 2018

Apologies the model is a ASUS K73E

  ponytail 16:01 14 Mar 2018

Hi alanrwood is this the info you wanted. OS Windows 7 64Bit Ram 8.00 GB CPU INTEL(R)Core(TM)[email protected]

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:51 14 Mar 2018

If its this one click here then it has a vey slow wifi card 18.11b.

You would be better off connecting using a wifi dongle such as click here

  alanrwood 18:42 14 Mar 2018

Unfortunately Asus K73E is a generic model number that applies to several different specifications. What we need to know is what is the built in WiFi system. Is it the Intel built in system..

Go into Control Panel/Device Manager and tell us what system is installed.

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