Miscellaneous laptop discussions forum: Can you help please?

by: sep780 March 27, 2013 7:11 PM PDT

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by sep780 - 3/27/13 7:11 PM

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755-S5214 laptop using Windows 7. It looks like my wireless card is a Realtek RTL8188CE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC and an Apple AirPort Express for a router.

When I plug my laptop directly into the modem, skipping the router, the internet works normally. However, when I either use the wireless or am plugged into the router the internet is incredibly slow. Slow as in it takes an hour to load a 5 min YouTube video. It seems to be just my laptop though. My phone's connection (iPhone) to the net is normal when it's using the same router.

Anyone know how to fix this? My best guess is a compatibility issue. I'll be testing the wireless card at a different network sometime this weekend though just to make sure I cover all options. If you need any extra information I'll do my best to provide it.

I have this also in the original thread I posted as a clarification. I'm just unsure if anybody other then me can see it & I was advised to put in into a new question.

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