Advice 1: How to limit wifi speed

In some situations it is necessary to limit the speed of Wi-Fi channel for certain devices. Sometimes this requires to adjust not only the device capable of Wi-Fi signal, but also the equipment that receives it.
How to limit wifi speed
You will need
  • - NetLimiter.
Instruction
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If you use to create a wireless access point, router, or a router, then open the menu settings. To do this, enter the IP address of this equipment into your browser and press Enter. Open the settings menu wireless network. If this model of router to enable network 802.11 (without letters), the speed channel will automatically be limited to 1 Mbps. Note that this value will be divided by the number of connected Wi-Fi network devices.
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If your wifi router does not work with this type of radio, then select "connection Speed" or Connection Speed. Set from 1 to 54. Save the settings and reboot the router.
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If you are using a desktop computer and Wi-Fi adapter to create a wireless access point, first try a lower speed channel by using the function of Windows system. Open the properties for the item "My computer" and navigate to device Manager. Find your wireless adapter and right click the mouse on its name. Select "Properties". Open the "Advanced" tab and turn on the mode of operation of 802.11.
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If the wifi adapter does not work with this type of radio, then install NetLimiter and let it run. Now find the displayed list, the device you need and set the parameters of speed of Internet access. Be sure to complete both: Incoming and Outgoing. Velocity values in this tool are defined in kilobytes.
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Alternatively, the program NetLiniter you can use the utility TMeter and Traffic Inspector. Be sure to save filters that you created, to avoid having to re-configure utility after restarting the computer.

Advice 2: How to set wifi speed

When setting up a router is very important to properly distribute the Internet channel. This will avoid a situation in which several devices will fully load the network, not allowing the rest of the equipment used to access the world wide web.
How to set wifi speed
You will need
  • - Wi-Fi router.
Instruction
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The problem is that some startup programs, like uTorrent, can be quite load the Internet channel. In order not to give preference to a specific computer or laptop, it is recommended to properly allocate allowable speed Internet connection. Open the settings of your router.
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To do this enter its IP address into the browser and press Enter. If you have already configured an Internet connection, go to menu, Setup Wireless Connection or just Wi-Fi. View mode the wireless access point. Find out the declared speed of data transmission.
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Usually set a maximum bandwidth of 54Mbps. It is reasonable in the case if you are using a Wi-Fi router to access the network resources. Select the speed of data transmission on the wireless channel 1-2 MB/S. the Choice depends on the nominal speed of your Internet connection, as declared by the provider. Use a simple formula: divide maximum speed by the number of devices connected to the router.
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Of course, this configuration of network equipment will affect the speed of access to local resources. If you want to give certain equipment a large velocity access to the Internet, reconfigure the access point. Select the operating mode of radioadapter 802.11 b/g/n (mixed). Set the maximum speed of the connection and save the settings Wi-Fi network.
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Now configure the laptops for which you want to cut the speed of Internet access. Build your own network connection, specifying the type of 802.11 radio signal. This channel is designed to provide maximum speed 1 or 2 Mbps. the Other laptops connect to the network in the usual way, using channel b, g or n.

Advice 3: What is the wi-fi adapter

Wi-Fi adapters are used to implement the wireless Internet connection on the devices in which such support is absent. The adapters are typically installed in the USB port of the computer, and are supported by the transmission speed and the reception level of the signal.
What is the wi-fi adapter

Types of adapters



In addition to USB adapters exist for PCI, PCI-Express and PCMCI adapters. They are a fully-fledged network card capable of transmitting data at speeds exceeding 600 Mbps. These devices are installed inside the computer and connected via the appropriate slot on the motherboard.

The advantage of USB adapters is their portability – they can easily be transferred and used in other computers. However, the speed of data transmission and the level of reception of the signal of such devices may be lower than those of expensive PCI-E cards. This is due to restrictions of the USB interface. It is worth noting that some USB adapters support connection speeds of 150 and 300 Mbps. Such indicators are usually enough for a home wireless network and a comfortable surfing the Internet.

Work with the device



The installation of the adapter is made in the appropriate slot on the computer case according to the instructions that comes with the device. After the installation of the device in the slot is set up, i.e. installing the necessary drivers to support wireless data transmission through the adapter in the system. The driver can be installed from the disk, which usually comes in one package with the device, or by downloading the driver installation file through the Internet from official website manufacturer. After the driver was installed, setup starts the network parameters, i.e. the existing access point to the Internet. The application of the parameters can be directly used on the computer system.

Choice



When choosing an adapter it is necessary to pay attention not only to its performance characteristics, but also on the company-manufacturer. The most popular and high-quality adapters are produced by such companies as D-Link, Asus, TP-Link, Zyxel, LinkSys. The most expensive models from these manufacturers have the opportunity to not only receive, but also the distribution of the Internet signal. Thus, some adapters can act as a routerso you can connect via phone or any other device to a wireless network Wi-Fi.

When choosing pay attention to the network standard that the device uses for data transmission. So, the fastest standard is 802.11 n, which supports data rate up to 600 Mbit/s when creating the ideal conditions.
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