Hopefully this is a simple question - I think it is.
2 computers linked through a NETGEAR router (WGR614 v7) via CAT6 cable, about 6 feet apart. A 3rd computer in another room links wirelessly.
Between the 2 wired computers I get 12MB/s tops for simple file transfers. Can that possibly be right? Acceptable? It really stinks. Is it because this router is so old?
Not to mention the 3rd computer, the one that connects wirelessly is always dropping the signal and constantly needs the router to be rebooted (which fixes the problem until the next session).
If I have to live with these slow-ass speeds, fine. But I find it hard to believe I can only transfer files at 12MB/s.
Any ideas, opinions, clues? If I have to buy a new router I will.
Thanks for any thoughts you can share.
[edit: all computers are running Win7 through a Homegroup. Both (wired Ethernet) computers using Realtek PCIe Family Controller - 12MB/s speed indicated by MS File Transfer pop-up]
Last edited by canoli
on Mon Oct 22, 2012 8:46 am, edited 1 time in total.
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