If you are experiencing slow WIFI connections, it can be the band you are running on. Sometimes toggling between 5ghz or 2.4ghz can help your situation.
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For Windows 7:
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 5.2GHz
For Windows 10:
> In the lower-right corner of your screen, right click on your network icon.
NOTE: Icons may differ depending on a wired or wireless connection.
> Choose Network and Sharing Center from the Control Panel
> Select Change adapter settings
> Find your Wi-Fi connection (your connections will differ)
> Go to Properties
> Select Configure
> Navigate to the Advanced Tab > Preferred Band Property
> Change the Value to Prefer 5.2GHz band
> Click OK
This will tell your laptop to prefer a WiFi connection that is in a ‘less congested’ airspace. The 5GHz band also allows for more quality connections for newer devices.