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Wireless Speeds in the Residence Halls

There may be a time when you are experiencing a significantly slower connection to the WiFi network. If you are running into this, you can try these steps to help encourage your computer to a faster, more reliable connection. (These steps should work for Windows 7 and later.) Please note that speeds are usually significantly slower the first few weeks of the fall semester when everyone returns to campus.

  • On right side of taskbar > Right-click on network icon
  • Choose Open Network and Sharing Center
  • Select Change adapter settings
  • Find your Wi-Fi connection (your connections will differ)
  • Right-click, Properties > Configure Preferred Band to 5.0GHz
  • Click OK
Updated on May 5, 2021

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