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So basically A while back I decided to get a new router because my old one was crapping out, and ended up getting the Linksys E2000, which seemed like a great router to get. It had a lot of great features, and seemed perfect. After installing it, and hooking it up to my computer via Ethernet, I was getting great speeds at around 20mbps, considering I was paying for 12mbps internet. But soon I found out the wifi isn't great, with only 1-2mbps available. I tried install DD-WRT on it, and still keep running into this issue. Anyone think they can help me out? My dad wants to buy a new router, but I really don't want to do that if this is fixable.

Edit: I should also note that only my download speed gets effected, the upload stays at ~3mbps as with my Ethernet connection.
Edited by Oleh - 9/5/12 at 2:49pm
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How are you measuring the speeds go to speak easy.net nad post back the results and rember that wifi is reduced dramactily. Example i have a constant 54 down and 4 up bussiness acct over wifi i get like 15 if that, thats wifi. Keep your router and look into powerline networking its alot more reliable and faster than wifi you can get in for like 50 amazon.
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