macbook pro wireless internet speed slow

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mrdinh, May 2, 2009.

  1. mrdinh macrumors regular

    Sep 7, 2007
    i have at&t uverse with 6Megs downloads speed, when i test with usually get .23megs...way to slow...

    and my airport is always scanning....

    help to speed it up?

  2. AppleNewton macrumors 68000


    Apr 3, 2007
    1 Finite Place
    what type of router is it? is i Wireless N? or is B/G only?

    can you get better speeds while using ethernet on the same router? because if the ethernet speeds are different than the N then you have a wireless issue...or if theyre the same/slow then your router might be crapping out.

    do a complete cycle off all your devices with the modem to the router to the computer.

    any interference in your area? try a different channel to connect to on your router.

    Also if it is always scanning select the wireless network you want to join and click remember this network.
    chances are its trying to connect to open networks and not your home network.
  3. mrdinh thread starter macrumors regular

    Sep 7, 2007
    i'm not sure what kind of router it is...its the one from at&t uverse fiber optic hard line is awesome...just my wireless...

    i tried diff channels already...sometimes faster and usually slow

    yes, i select the network that is always remembers it...not sure what you mean?..can you futher explain?


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