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Troubleshoot and check the status of a wireless connection in Windows 7

Whenever you are connected to the internet using a wireless connection, Windows 7 will allow you to quite easily troubleshoot and check the status of the current connection, in just a few clicks. In this tutorial, we will show you how to check on your connection when it feels slow; although most of the time these wireless connectivity problems can be fixed on the "software" side, sometimes they have something to do with your hardware itself, and we'll briefly mention a simple trick to re-establish your wireless internet connection.


Check why your wireless internet is slow in Windows 7

If your connection feels sluggish, here are steps to let you determine where problems come from:

Tips to troubleshoot wireless connection in Windows 7

Here are three tips to try out when you have a slow wireless internet connection:

And this concludes our very brief overview of the Windows 7 wireless network properties dialog. There is nothing more frustrating than having your wireless internet drop the connection on you; for many websites and login forms, like Hotmail Sign in, having an interrupted connection during your "session" will sometimes automatically log you out of whatever online service you are using at the time.

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