Re: vista machine performing badly on wireless network
It might also be auto-tuning causing issue with the specific router (though
Vista does it's best to determine when auto-tuning should be disabled).
"Robert Moir" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "jodyodea" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> my new laptop has joined an existing wireless internet connection. 3
>> machines on the network run XP and have excellent internet performance.
>> new Vista-based laptop has only medium connection strength and performs
>> poorly in web browsing and browser frequently crashes. why is this
>> my ISP cannot help. is it default firewall issues perhaps?
> The firewall has nothing to do with connection strength, in the same way
> that whether or not you fasten your seatbelt has nothing to do with your
> car's engine getting good acceleration performance on an empty road.
> Like Barb, I'd look at things like firmware versions for the wireless
> access point and possibly the wireless network card in the laptop. It may
> also be a driver issue for this network card.