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Not getting correct wireless speeds?


Novice Member
Hopefully the right forum for this.

I've recently just moved house and finally got my internet back up (BT Infinity. On the Home Hub 5). The issue I'm having is on my main PC upstairs. My internet speeds should be around 75-80MBS however the most I'm getting on this PC is about 13-15MBS.

I was using my old wireless stick and thought that may be the issue. Went out and brought a new one but it's no difference what so ever. Also, the speeds seem to vary from each USB port. I tried two on the back of the PC which vary at around 3-5MBS speeds, horrendous. Stuck it in at the front now and it's at around 13MBS as I mentioned above. No clue why this is.

It's not the wireless stick. I tried the wireless stick in another PC and that's receiving full speeds. I ran a speedtest on a laptop, again, full speed received.

No idea what route to go down next? Strange that other computers are getting the full speeds but this one isn't. Due to this I haven't tinkered with anything in the BT Home Hub as I'm not convinced it's that.

Any help or advice would be appreciated, cheers.


Distinguished Member
Personally, I'd use a pair of powerline adapters and bin the wireless on your PC.

It seems that it's in a WiFi dead spot, or it's emitting a lot of RF noise which is swamping the WiFi signal.

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