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So whenever I download large amounts of data at the same time i.e. more than 1.5MB/sec for more than a few minutes my connection slows to a crawl, sometimes disconnecting things like steam and such while still staying connected to the router and subsequently the internet. No one else in my house is having this problem from what I can tell.

I can fix the problem by disconnecting from the router and reconnecting. Any idea what is causing this?
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It's s shot in the dark, but it could be the WiFi stick overheating if this happens only under heavy load.
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It's s shot in the dark, but it could be the WiFi stick overheating if this happens only under heavy load.
Yea, it is pretty warm. I am gonna buy a PCI one tomorrow and return this methinks >>
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