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updating from 802.11b to 802.11g

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Online' started by RyanSmall, Feb 17, 2007.

  1. RyanSmall

    RyanSmall WiiChat Member

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    hi ive been having many problems with my wireless router (linksys BEFW11S4) and i hear the solution of updating from 802.11b to 802.11g, but i dont know what this means. is it a harware thing or software? and is there any way i can fool around with the settings that might have to do with this?
    thanks
     
  2. GreenEnvy

    GreenEnvy WiiChat Member

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    It's both hardware and software, the various 802.11 levels are standards set for networking, it describes how the hardware and software work. 802.11b has a maximum speed of 11mbps, and 802.11g has a max of 54mbps. Either is most likely faster then your internet connection, so it won't speed up gaming.

    If your router only supports 802.11b then you'll have to buy a new one to get 802.11g.
    802.11b should work fine though.
     

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