The drivers are up to date based off the Dell website and by going to configure the card and selecting drivers and update driver over the internet. Do the USB adapters support high speeds and have decent range of reception? Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies.

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The time now is I did notice the only laptop I have which is a dinosaur running XP that wired it is 94Mbps but wirelessly it is also way slow like my Dell. Thanks for your help anyway.

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. Both my boys Apple laptops when a speedtest. I think I saw it once hit close to 50 but I might be mistaken.

Download Qualcomm Atheros wireless driver for Dell and 64bit Windows 10

Go to device manager either do a start menu search for it or go to Run and type devmgmt. Which Adapter does your Computer use? I have the newest driver loaded and I am not experiencing low signal, just slow speeds.


Thanks for marking this as the answer. Both of these machines have a good connection to the network; they both get the best download speeds I can expect.

When I go to transfer the 47 pictures that I want, it Find More Posts by maxie. Athros have a Netgear R nighthawk router and I have upgraded my internet through my provider to Mbs download speed. I can understand that though because it might have a wireless card that does not support higher speeds.

I don’t know what the wired results are on this computer as there is no way to hook it up wired unless I take an hour and move everything in to the room with my modem and router or I get a 30′ Ethernet cable. Hope you can help. Similar help and support threads.

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DW network card in Dell XPS slow speed Solved – Windows 7 Help Forums

Hi Mikail Thanks for your advice. Download the driver here [atheros-driver-win8. On my current Dell Windows 8. The laptop can only reach mid 20s.

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Mikail, Thank you for the link and installation instructions, I was able to download and install wlah driver on my Dell Inspiron running Windows 10 64 bit. I have the same problem as Carlos earlier. Sorry this didn’t help. What do I need to do to achieve a higher download speed?


Tell us about your experience with our site. Right now only a maximum of 3 users can stream SD videos off Anyone knows anything else that I might be missing here? The only thing I can suggest is to completely uninstall and delete your WLAN driver from device managerreboot and try to install the driver again use the link above for the download — it says the driver version is Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services.

See how to verify: The wireless adapter for this computer dates back to July Do you remember what the error was for Windows Update?