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Airport Extreme slow Internet download speed

6394 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Oct 18, 2013 6:25 PM by JWD88 RSS
Fatb0y Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Oct 1, 2010 8:14 PM
I just bought a Macbook Pro and Airport Extreme. I have an existing wireless g network using a URS9106 ADSL modem/router. I set up the Extreme in bridge mode and connected the Mac Pro to it, leaving my existing network intact.

So I should have a fast n network for my Pro and the existing 'slower' network for my g devices (WinXp laptop, Squeezebox v2, HP Photosmart printer, iPhone, PS3, Archos 605. However, side by side, downloading the same file from the same site the Mac Pro is at least, consistently, 5 times slower than the WinXp machine.

Can someone please explain?
Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.4), iMac, Airport Extreme, PS3, Squeezebox v2, Archos 605 WiFi, iPhone 3GS
  • mike sanders3 Level 1 Level 1 (25 points)
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    Mar 29, 2011 11:10 PM (in response to Fatb0y)
    Whoops! thought I was in an intelligent Apple users forum but seem to have stumbled into the kindergarten judging by this response. Grow up.
    2 x intel imac, 20in and new 24in. flat panel g4 macbook pro 13in iphone 3gs, Mac OS X (10.6.1), airport extreme, lan printer and external hdd for time machine
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    Apr 7, 2012 7:09 AM (in response to Fatb0y)

    mike sanders3... not helpful in any way... Please take your insults to another forum.


    Fatb0y; I have the same issue with my MacBook Pro. If I reboot the AE it is fine for a while, but then things slow down again at some point. That is, if I am using it as a router. I had been using it in bridged mode, but after having dissappointing results with Pogoplug, I thought I would try using the AE for cloud drive sharing.


    By any chance, where you using the access restrictions function? I am trying to narrow down the issue. I am sorry to hear that you had to get rid of it, but I completely understand.

  • JWD88 Level 1 Level 1 (20 points)
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    Oct 18, 2013 6:25 PM (in response to mike sanders3)

    Let's keep the comments civil and useful, Mike.


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