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so basically am having this problem when i connect to any modem by wifi the speed literally dsnt reach 1MB but when i connect ethernet it reaches over 50 MB i really need help like i cant use my laptop anywhere near my house only when am next to my modem by ethernet.

every other laptop connects fine both wirless and wired!

should i format my computer? maybe my wifi adapter?

and my wifi adapter is up to date.

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You don't say which version of windows you are using (I assume it is windows). If it is XP do you have SP2? If it is an older laptop it may be g instead of n. If so you may be able to improve the speed by getting a usb n adapter.

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