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Solved: very slow speed with cradlepoint router

Q: Solved: very slow speed with cradlepoint router

Hi, I have the sierra aircard 875u, ATT 3g, Ijust bought the MBR 1000 router to network. THe speed on the host is actually faster than using the att communication manager. However, on the other computer itis really slow. Previously I had a linksys N router and managed to get internet sharing up and there was no speed issue. THe speed noted on the client is 54mbs, signal strength "very good" However this is extremely slow, slower than a dial up connection.
Is this typical, is there a way to speed it up? Could the problem be a slow network card?

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I need your computer expertise.

I was wondering if you can have 2 internet sticks plugged into an MBR 1200 Cradlepoint router, in order to make the internet connection faster for the computers using the wireless signal.

Thanks so much for your time!

A:Solved: Cradlepoint MBR 1200 Router....

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I am trying to set up a home network with a wireless router (Cradle pointwith an at&t usb modem). I am running XP pro. I have been successful up to the point of clicking on firefox and getting online. At that point it tells me can not connect to the internet. My network connections are working and it shows that I am connected. I don't know what else to do...please help!!!

A:connecting to the net with a cradlepoint router

Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

NOTE: For the items below in red surrounded with < >, see comments below for the actual information content, they are value substitutions from the previous IPCONFIG command output! Do NOT type <computer_IP_address> into the command, that won't work. Also, the < and > in the text is to identify the parameters, they are also NOT used in the actual commands.

Do NOT include the <> either, they're just to identify the values for substitution.


PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>


PING yahoo.com

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message here.

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above. (For Vista/Win7, the IPv4 Address)

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to trans... Read more

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I have a Netgear Rangemax Router (WPN 824v2) connected to a ADSL modem. All running well. Broadband contract.
My XP Home comp. is cable connected to the router, speed: 550.xx kbs (Nova Friburgo, RJ, Brazil)
My (2) HP laptops (Vista HP 32) connected via WiFi, speed: last few days: 55-150Kbs, normally 350Kbs.
When latops are cable connected directly to the modem, speed: same as XP comp.

Processor name: AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60
Processor speed: 1994
Processor vendor: AuthenticAMD
Processor count (cores): 2
Processor ID: x86 Family 15 Model 72 Stepping 2
RAM size: 1.94 GB
DirectX version:
Video RAM: 64 MB
Windows version: Windows Vista (6.0.6002)
I have made these changes trying to increase the speed:
I did everything listed in Tips manually before applying the patch that reportedly did the same thing (did not see the patch at the bottom until I spent my time manually!)

I also did what is suggested in this article for configuring my router to run faster with bit torrents.

Find the section that says*Port Range Forwarding*or similar
4) Add in the port range*6881-6889*for Torrent files
5) Make sure you check both protocol boxes*TCP*and*UDP*as well as the*Enablesetting.
6) Have the forward address set as your internal IP address**in my case.*
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A:Solved: slow internet speed, router/vista help?

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im using bellsouth dsl connection download speed of up to 1.5m... im getting 1.2m on my xp computer... i have networked my win 98 se.. pc using a 4 port dsl/cable router/switch made by linksys... the win 98 pc is only downloading at a speed of 692 k...

im using ethernet connections and rj45 cables..

its my understanding that i should not be loosing that much speed... on the 2nd pc....the win 98 one..... is there anything i can do... setting on my router... settings on the 98 machine...

any help is really appreciated...


A:slow speed on 2nd dsl pc using router

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This is me first post to the forum so hello. I am in a simular position as Yadda insomuch as that I also am experiencing the same issues with my ZYXEL p-660-ELNK modem provided to me by EARTHLINK. This is how I was able to resolve that issue, as well as create another....

First, the modem is also a router (as someone previously stated) so the first thing you will need ot do is to switch it to bridge mode. This will get rid of MOST of the routing features... Next, click on advanced settings in the brower, choose LAN and make sure that DHCP is disabled. Mine wasnt' even after switching to Bridge. Lastly, click on SECURITY. I'm not sure why, but the modem ships default to block ALL WEB TRAFFIC!!!??? Disabble this by unchecking all the boxes in the security fields. You'll want to make sure you have a firewall installed on your machine or your switch/router may have one built in.

That got me online. My problem is that now, my "blazing" speed DSL is running at about 100/60 as opposed to 6000/600 which it was testing at when directly linked to the computer. Earthlink says it's the router, Netgear says it the Modem. I'm at a loss to be honest. Any ideas?

A:Slow DSL speed with router

When you have a new issue, please start a new thread. We deal with issues in separate threads, makes it much easier to keep things straight.

First think I'd try for the slow router speed is to change the MTU in the WAN configuration section of the router to 1492, see if that helps the issue.

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recently my old router died, so I bought the new one. I connected it to my PC, entered my ISP information. It's working, but kinda slowly. My ISP speed used to be 10MB/s, but now I'm downloading torrents only with 1MB/s. Task manager shows that network is used by 10% since I have my adapers speed and duplex set to auto negotation. Do you have any ideas how to fix this?
EDIT: I use cable connection.

A:New router slow down speed

Disable QoS on the router and the PC

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did a cmd tracert <space> yahoo.com

my computer to my router 48 ms according to my internet provider he says thats high is there a way to reset this and fix this?

I have a Speed Touch 585 Router and the Firm ware update date is up to date i one if all the setting i did to help me here restting thing's in my regit edit screwed up some how ?

A:Slow speed Between Computer and Router


I just thought of this. You might use this tutorial to see if it is a TCP/IP Auto Tuning issue.

Auto Tuning - TCP/IP receive level


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Hello all,

I have a really strange problem which has kept me scratching my head for quite a time. I've recently bought a 3G, 32MBit/sec (DC-HSPA+) connection with a ZTE MF680 Modem and a Dovado 3GN router. When I connect the modem directly to the computer I get around 20-25MBit/s which is great and acceptable. Problem is when I connect through the router I get max 3Mbit/sec.

Connected via ethernet cable or Wireless (n/b+g+n) gives the same low speed results
I have used the same APN (bredband.tre.se) in my router as is on the modem
I have upgraded to the latest firmwares on the Router (latest firmware 5.0.5-3)
I have swaped my modem to another one, to the Huawei E372 (latest firmware
I have swaped my Router to another Dovado 3GN and updated to the latest firmware
The modem is placed 2meters away from the router to reduce interference
I have removed all my anti-virus and firewalls and I believe the router has no firewall and prior to that did a virus check, also with spyware doctor
I changed the SIM card, and got another from the ISP, no help
The router's support says they recieve full speed (like 20Mbit) with the same hardware and firmware combination
The 3G modem is exactly in the same place where I do the speed tests
Speedtests done with speedtest.net and bredbandskollen.se
Pings are quite high in both cases when doing tracerts but while doing the speedtests they are between 45ms and 75ms (quite OK for me)
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A:Slow Internet Speed Through Router

I can add that I guess the upload speed remains unaffected since it's below 3Mbit/sec in both cases

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hey today i just bought an asus rt-n11 wireless router and i am getting really slow speed through it and drops out on the occasion, but direct connected i get alot more speed. i check for malware and back door garbage viruses etc. each day, im not too sure what this is or means please help. thanks

A:Slow internet speed through router

I would first uninstall or delete existing install. Reboot, and reinstall. Is it slow in both regular connect and Wireless? Or is only your wireless connect slow?
How do you determine it is slow? What are you using to test the connection speed?

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Today i bought a router, i plugged it in and set everything up as according to the instructions i put my pc on etc and started browsing the internet. When i connected a second pc to the router both pcs internet began to run dreadfully slowly like so slow that it couldn't open webpages.

Now when i turned off the second PC and disconnected it from the internet totally the internet was still running slow on the original PC when it was working fine before. I then tried rebooting everything and starting again but the slow internet speed remains. While writing this message iam using a direct internet connection from the modem to the PC btw

I made sure on both PCs all programs were closed except internet explorer and explorer.exe aswell but this made no difference.

I'am using a 2.2Mb ADSL connection and iam assured by my ISP that 2.2Mb is more than enough for two pcs to use between them.

Can anyone with experience of this problem help me out i don't really know what is going on here.

Thanks in advance

A:Dreadfully Slow Internet Speed When Using Router

You might want to try a few ping tests:

1. Try and ping your router (note the speed in ms, should be 1)
2. Try and png your 2nd PC (should also be quite quick)
3. Try and ping a public ip address in your country (or a website, should be under 100)
4. Try and ping www.ireland.com

If you receive timeout errors or extremely high times (1000+ ms) then something is taking up your bandwidth perhaps. Let me know how u go & if need be i'll guide u further :grinthumb

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Hi. I am using the Linksys EtherFast Wireless Access Point + Cable/DSL Router with 4-Port Switch Model BEFW11S4 V.2.

I noticed my internet connection was awfully slow as it is supposed to be up to 15Mbps. I was getting half that at 7Mbps.

So, through process of elimination I determined it was the router (I disconnected the router, plugged directly into modem, and got 14.4Mbps!).

First thing I did was switch out the cable to see if that had any effect. It did not.

So, here I am - that's all I know how to do. Is there ANYTHING at all, some setting or something I need to do in order to obtain the highest possible internet speed I am paying for? Please help!

Thanks in advance.

Ps. By the way, I already shut down all unnecessary programs to see if that had any affect and it did not! Also, shut off Windows Firewall - no effect.

I am using Windows XP MCE SP3, 2Gb RAM, 564GB Hard Drive(s), Pentium 4 Processor at 3.00GHz

NO viruses, malware, spyware or any unnecessary applications are running. ALL cache(s), temps are clear. Modem working great, as you might have acertained due to the 14.4 speed it is arriving at without the Linksys Router hooked up.

A:Router troubles - Slow internet speed!

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Hi Team,

I've purchased a DIR 600 router 3 months back, from the time I've purchased it i haven't been able to get it to work...

have been on long calls with the DIR tech team, but all in vein!!!

In the past 3 months I've got 3 replacements for the router.

The Issue is->Every time i connect to the internet via router the internet speed is painfully slow... google takes 15mins to open up

On the contrary when i connect directly using the Modem the internet speed is just fine and the internet line has no issues at all. (its a 2MBPS line)

Please help me get the router to work!!!


A:DIR 600 - Slow internet speed when connected via Router

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I have a question about my router, it's a Linksys 1900AC. It broadcasts 2.4 and 5. My laptop does not have a receiver to pick up the 5. My average download speed connected to 2.4 is around 10Mbp/s. I'm paying for 150Mbp/s.

If I connect my wife's laptop to 5, she gets a download speed of 122Mbp/s. My daughter's MacBook gets 138Mbp/s. If I connect theirs to 2.4, they get an average of 10Mbp/s. Do you think there is something wrong with the router and the 2.4 network? The download speed seems awfully slow to me.

I have tried changing channels 1,6,and 11
There is also a setting to pick
B only
G only
N only

If I set it to N, my laptop will increase the download speed to about 30Mbp/s but I have older devices in the house so I keep it set to Mixed.

All the laptops were tested at a distance of about 35 ft.

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Hi all.
Not sure what is up here but we are having considerable problems with the internet.
Sometimes it will be fine although only getting a download speed of 3mbps and upload speed of 0.8mbps.
Other times it will take an age to open a google page and then just stop working altogether.
Sometimes turning off the router and waiting a minute or so will get us back to 3mbps but it doesn't always last. Everytime we turn laptop on we have to reset the router again.  It as though there is too much going through it and it jamming up all the time. Is this possible or am I infected with something?
Operating system is      Windows 7.
Service provider / router       Talk Talk  5258c4
Laptop      HP
Many thanks for any help.

A:Slow download speed and router constantly jamming up.

Have you tried using the TalkTalk Service Centre to see if there are any problems with your line or router?

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Hi I'm Currently using a cable 10MB connection.

When i upgraded to 10MB connection MSN/WLM file transfers were extremly faster than ever before.

I got a wireless router
Netgear WGT624 108Mb 802.11g Wireless Cable/DSL Router


Now My PC isn't using a wireless connection, i have it wired.

PC ethernet
Ethernet port of wireless router(1 of 4 ports)
router port(WAN)
Cable Modem vai Ethernet again.
cable modem to Internet.

Now since then i've had very bad transfers on some occassions you get the message saying "experiencing a slow connection click here to fine out why."

Usually inicates your behind a firewall.

I Don't have the firewall enabled on My wireless router, i use only Windows XP SP2 built in Firewall.

Does anyone no of a way i can fix MSN/WLM transfers?

A:Slow MSN/WLM transfer Speed since wireless router installed.

You don't have to enable the firewall functionality in the router - it is inherent. You have to forward certain ports to your computer or enable UPnP to allow MSN active file transfers.

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Hi guys. I hope you can help on this issue I've been having with my internet connection, I don't know what to do...

I resently formatted my harddrive because my internet all of a sudden started being very slow but after the format it's still the same issue. Now I've tried plugging the connection line into my laptop and there there's no problem.

I am gettin' a slower download than upload...

I have a 10mb download/1 upload speed LAN connection. I ran a speed test on the same connection and on my stationary it shows like 250 kbs download and like 750 kbs upload, while on my laptop it shows like 8 Mbs download and 750 kbs upload... so what's the problem?

So far I've found out that it has nothing to do with the internet connection line or my NIC (I tried a brand new one and it was the same issue), it's not spyware or malware, it's not fragmented and under internet connections it says that I'm connected on a 100 Mb network card and there are no problems with any of the devices?

However I can see that if I open the job list, the download connection is very unstable going from up to 750 kb for a breif moment then falls to a halt at 0 kb... and moreover it says that I'm not using any percent of the network?

I'm on windows 7 and haven't had any problems before this, the rest of the system works just fine, but not the internet. If I try and download something it won't get higher than like 50 kb and then may... Read more

A:Solved: Slow download speed, upload speed is fine...

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I have this very annoying problem and I'm really out of hopes. I don't know what to do anymore. I'll make a summary of the problem and will be as concise as possible

So I have this Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop with a broadband connection (direct cable, no router) and 3 weeks ago I reinstalled my Windows. Everything went well until 2 weeks ago when the internet speed went down, dial-up like. Pages won't load, and if they do they load just partially. I called my ISP and they said they had no problem. I couldn't find any solution so I thought maybe, some sort of virus or spyware is doing this so I formated the whole hard-disk and did a clean install of Windows.

Unfortunatelly nothing changed, the download speed is the same. Here is a speedtest.net evaluation:


Drivers are up to date, no windows firewall, no antivirus and no windows update. The ISP support guy told me to deactivate IPv4 and IPv6 from Local Area Connection, but nothing changed. I did a TCP/IP reset which raised my down speed to almost 1 Mb, but after a few minutes it went back to "dial-up". With the down speed being the same, Speedtest sometimes shows me upload speed in between 50-70 Mb which is unbelievable (I will make a ss next time I see this).

And the very weird thing is that I have another netbook (pretty weak config, Intel Atom CPU, 2 GB RAM) and with the same cable it has normal speed (the kind of speed I had on this Dell too). An... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Very slow Download speed, Very High Upload speed

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

Lets first try this:

Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Now click on Network and Internet and in this window click Internet options.
Now click on the connections tab and select the button to never dial a connection.
Now click Apply and click OK.

Try if this works

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I just bought a new modem to replace the one I am renting from Comcast (Motorola SB6120: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16825122009). I have been using an Encore (EHH-WI-G) 802.11g 54Mbps router.

I got everything hooked up last night and I noticed that when I was hooked up directly to the modem (ethernet), my internet was super fast. When I hooked up the wireless router and accessed the internet through it, my speed was noticeably slower. I used speedtest.net to see what my speeds were like:

Wired to modem: download 50+ Mbps (I don't know how in the world it read this high...I'm not even paying for these speeds from Comcast)

Wireless through router: download only around 5 Mbps

Can someone explain this to me? Is there a setting on my router that is restricting the speed in some way?

A:Internet speed - via wireless router (slow) vs. via modem (fast)

Have you tried downloading files in both wireless & wired what speed did u get in both modes.

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Hi all,

My Belkin N300 wireless router is now experiencing intermittent slow Internet speed. The router is 2 years old and has worked perfectly until last week.

Here are the troubleshooting steps I completed.

Internet speed test when directly plugged into the wireless router and cable modem: 30mbps
Internet speed using laptop wifi: 2 mbps then sometimes works at normal speed
Called ISP and they verified there was a connectivity to cable modem issue. Did a power cycle for modem and router. Then got full 30mbps from cable modem to ISP using direct connect to laptop.
tested other devices such as laptops and tablets, all experiencing intermittent slow speed
when experiencing slow wifi, switched to direct connect ethernet cable to router and got immediate full 30mpbs

So far all my testing is pointing to the Belkin router's wifi connectivity. I will check on the router's firmware since it has never been updated.
I also found a thread online suggesting disabling QOS on the router. But this should not be needed as it was working fine for two years since its purchase.

Any suggestions to what else I can do to resolve this issue?

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I have a Belkin wireless router (F5D7230-4), a Buffalo Linkstation 250, and a new Dell Dimension 9100 with XP-home and plenty o' RAM. Everything mentioned is directly cabled together, with only 1 laptop sharing the wireless access.

EVERYTHING is fast--internet, processing, whatever--except transferring files to the Linkstation, which takes forever. 400 megs took 18 hours the other day (!). Furthermore, if I start to transfer a bunch of MP3s, the first 5 or 6 will FLY, but then it just grinds to a crawl. If I'm just browsing the contents of the Linkstation, the speed is fine; playing an MP3 directly from the drive works fine as well. And if I hook the Linkstation directly into my network card, it runs like greased lightning, so I assume it's a router issue.

All firmware is updated. No firewalls on. Protected mode is off. Frame bursting is on. NAT on. UPNP on.

Does anyone have ANY suggestions for me? I couldn't find any other posts that seemed to address my specific issue, and it's driving me nuts...! Thanks in advance!

A:Belkin wireless router + Buffalo Linkstation = slow speed

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Hi all i recently turned my second router into an Ethernet switch so that i could port forward a game. I am wondering if this will slow down my internet speed.

Thanks in advance

A:Will a router turned to a ethernet switch slow down internet speed for gaming?

Hello glaucun,

Technically speaking, yes. You've added another "hop" for the packets to have to travel to and from.

But it's not to any degree that you will notice.

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Hi Guys,

I am new to networking and I have several questions to ask.

I want to know if I split my internet using router to 4 computers is the speed becoming 1/4 for each computer or the same as original?
What if from the 4 computer only 1 is used, is the speed still 1/4 or original speed?

Is bandwith the same as speed?
Thank you

A:Solved: Internet speed after router

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I have a Linksys WRT 54G wifi router. It works fine and my iPad2 is fast with it. However, my laptop seems to have lag time when I am on the Internet. Is it the router? Should I upgrade to a 802.11n one? Is the range the problem or the speed? I know the speed is 54 bps and the range is supposed to be 110 feet.

A:Solved: more speed with newer router?

However, my laptop seems to have lag time when I am on the Internet. Is it the router?Click to expand...

It's a problem with your internet connection, a cable, the modem, the router, your laptop or maybe wireless interference if it only occurs with a Wi-Fi connection.

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I currently have high speed internet through frontier, but I am coming to realize how slow the connection is. The average download speed is approximately 4 to 7 KB/sec, which seems to me to be ridiculously slow. I have a DSL Modem and DIR-655 Router, and everything is slow (it was like this before we had the router as well, so that is not the problem). I was simply wondering if there is a reason that downloads are so slow; my computer in general is very fast (it is only a few months old), but the internet is just plain down slow at downloads. Is this my server or is that speed pretty common? (Or is there something else that I might not be aware of)

Thanks for your time!

A:Solved: Internet Speed and D-Link Router DIR-655

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Problem: Router upload speed extremly down after connecting computer from 1st floor.

It start happened few weeks ago. I thought it's maybe Comcast problem, but if I connected modem straight to my computer (without the router) - worked perfect. So...

I changed to another router - same result... Than I tested the router by connecting clients one after one. It worked fine utill I connected computer from 1st floor.

I tested again and and again, and I figure out the problem - BitTorrent. I have no idea what is it, never used this, and asked to not use this anymore, because it cause my internet speed.

A:Solved: Router upload speed extremly down after...

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Ok so since my dad don't remember where he hid the old 2wire 2700hd dsl/model/router, he bought a Netgear DGN1000 150N wireless dsl/modem/router. What I notice about the change is the speed of the internet. We are paying for 1.5mbps download and 873kpbs upload, but we're actually just getting around 170kbps on download and 70kpbs on upload with the old router. Now, I tested it's download speed and upload, by actually downloading something big like a gig, and I wasn't getting a constant speed rate of 170kpbs at all, but around 150kpbs rollercoastering through 160-170kpbs. I have a wireless PCI express card on my desktop, it's an ASUS PCE-N13 Wireless Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n PCI Express 150/300Mbp.

Netgear DGN1000 setting:
Channel 1
802.11n up to 150Mbps

Though on my desktop I'm getting a Full signal of 135Mbps of speed, I still can't get the speed I had on our old router.

The biggest problem I'm having is on my laptop. This is where I mostly download videos and other stuff. This is where I see that I get a constant speed of +170kpbs download. I never played the network adapter on this laptop until I got a lot of issues getting really low speed from our new Model Router. I'm getting FULL signal, but speed is 11Mbps. Though it does goes up to around 13.5Mbps, 27Mbps, 45Mbps, 65Mbps often (very often on 135Mbps and 150Mbps), but It's mostly cap to 11 Mbps.

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A:Solved: New Router but slower download speed?

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I recently purchased a DLINK 604 router, but im finding somethings really odd. i used to have a smc router which worked really nicely, speeds were great on the three computers in our household. now when i put together my network on my dlink 604 the speeds are good for about 30 seconds to a minute then boom it slows down so bad that i can change my msn status to busy without waiting for it to change in about 20 seconds. the speeds are terrible. and my internet direct connect is 2000 times faster then this. i have tried everything i took my router to my friends house he hooked it up and it worked perfectly for him were on the same isp too. Rogers cable. but when i brought it back still, terrible speeds, i updated firmware and still terrible speeds. but when i release ip and renew i get that burst of speed for about 30 seconds then i get slow again.

the computers that are being used on thsi network are all running the same OS, windows xp. but i dont think thats the problem since the router knows how to go fast it just shuts that feature off...

Can anyone please please pelase tell me how to fix this, it would be appreciated...

A:[SOLVED] Having serious speed problems with DLINK router

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If so what router should I get, I need A LOT of Ethernet ports, over 10, and wireless. Currently Iím using BT voyager 2100 wireless ADSL with a couple of LAN hubs to add ports. Any ideas or advice on how to improve my connection speed?

A:Solved: Does a good router make any difference to you broadband speed?

Well, if you can currently get full speed connections using the existing ADSL modem/router, there isn't much you're going to do by changing routers.

If you're looking to increase your local network file transfer speed, using a gigabit switch and connecting all the workstations to that will help, assuming you have gigabit ports on the machines.

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i connect to the internet through a netgear wireless router. up until yesterday, i have had NO problems whatsoever with my connection or speed. however, yesterday and today, i have noticed an unbelievable slowdown in speed. i used to always consistantly get 54mbs, and now i only get 1mbs. there have been absolutely NO changes in service or any change in my computer configurations. what could be responsible for the dramatic decrease and how can it be fixed? i am baffled because it still says that i have a very good/ excellent signal strength connection, it's just the speed. i have not changed any of the router settings either. any suggestions you may have would be greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: wireless router speed decrease...from 54mbs to 1mbs

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Hi ,
I've been having this problem with my Belkin router since day 1 when i got it.( not new, got from buddy's place)
It's Belkin HI Speed Wifi G router, and what's really frustrating is, everytime i connect to it, I need to manually change the DNS address and switch between & in order to get internet access!
Sometimes it even cuts off the internet during a session, without me even disconnecting from the wifi network, where I would again need to switch back and forth to the 2 or 4 ending! It s been months and found no solution ! .. can someone drop me some hints please .. would highly appreciate your help ! thanks


A:Solved: Belkin HI Speed Wifi G router: Always needs manual DNS change

sorry im not the most advanced on this but do you have an option to set it to obtain automatically?

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I have a broadband connection and recently I bought a new D-Link wireless router for accessing internet on my Android phone via Wi-Fi. Router model no. is N 150 DIR-524.

After configuring it was working fine for a week or so and then one fine day internet stopped working on my PC and router LED for internet was not glowing as well. So I called my ISP and they changed my ethernet card settings (nVidia).
They changed the 'Speed/duplex settings' from 'Auto Negotiation' to '10 Mb Half Duplex' and then the internet started working. During this they had disconnected my router. Once they were gone, I reset the router and connected it back. Since then it ain't working

Internet works fine when the cable is plugged directly in the ethernet card but doesn't work when plugged via router. Router does everything right from opening the '' page to saving the settings. But there's no internet access.

It's been 2-3 days I've been searching on the web for help; couldn't find any
I hope you guys could help me out. Thanks in advance

A:Solved: Router not working after changing speed/duplex settings.

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Hi guys could you tell me whats using the network on this screenshot please and tell me what 1s to remove so my speed will gain

A:Solved: Net Speed Slow

That screen shot doesn't tell us anything useful. I do see uTorrent running there, that can cause any number of bandwidth issues. Try killing that process and see if things improve.

How about telling us the real issue?

Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
Make and exact model of the router.
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Make and model of your computer.
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP-Home (or XP-Pro), SP1-SP2, Vista, etc.

Also, please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.

On any problem computer, I'd also like to see this:

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:


Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.

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I just got a new Dell PC with XP Pro. I have DSL with an advertised download speed up to 728 Kbits/sec. My internet speed seemed sluggish so I tested it over the last 5 days, several times a day at different times. The download speed varied between 54-171.
I tried disabling the firewall & anti-virus software (scary) but neither made a difference.

Could this be a problem with my ISP or could it be my PC? Is there such a thing as configuring a PC to be optimised for DSL rather than dial-up?

A:Solved: Very Slow Dsl Speed

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I wasn't sure exactly WHERE to post this... so, I'm gonna start here...

I have a very small desktop computer. It has an AMD Athlon Processor (2850e) 1.8 Ghz, and 2GB RAM. (64 bit OS). it is made by EMACHINES model #EL1331G. I use FIREFOX browser & windows 7 os.

This computer has always been fine for just me. But now my husband has found FACEBOOK GAMES, and it takes FOREVER to load anything! The USER PROFILES option NEVER WORKED ON THIS COMPUTER ~ I have tried to make different profiles, but it never worked. So, it's not only the two of us on it, but now my son wants to use it also. I know this is taking up huge amounts of space & memory. I've tuned it up, taken off unused programs, cleaned it out, and it still doesn't run very well. Pages load eventually, and they can IM pretty quickly.

My question is... can I buy more memory for this computer and make it faster? or should we just buy another tower?? I thought that you could open it up & add another memory board to it?

My next step is to take all my photos & music & put it on my external hard drive, then remove them all from this computer. I just bought myself a laptop, but haven't "broken it in" yet. And, there's a lot of information on this desktop that is still being used by me.

A:Solved: SLOW... Can I speed it up?

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I just bought a new Laptop with Windows 8. But when I tried to connect to Wi-Fi the first time switch it on, it did connect but it can't access to the internet (It said "Limited"). So I re-installed the wi-fi driver. The "Limited" warning was gone but the internet speed was really slow (The laptop wasn't too far from the router).
I had also tried to change the wi-fi channel but it still slow. I just used windows 8 for the first time, did I miss some configuration? Other devices in my house can connect to this Wi-fi network and work fine, except this new laptop.

Thank you for any further answers and helps.

PS. Please excuse my poor English

A:Solved: Really Slow Wi-Fi Speed

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I have Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit installed for probably a year. For the past few months, the computer's been running pretty slow. The OS takes long to completely boot, and by 'completely boot' I mean the time when you can launch programs. That is, after the OS has fully loaded all of its processes.

Symptoms of slow speed:

Launching a certain 1GB installation (.exe) file causes Windows Explorer to freeze, which requires manually terminating its process and then restarting it.
Start Menu search takes relatively long to show results.
Desktop icons automatically refresh when closing some Windows Explorer windows.
Windows Explorer permanently/temporarily freezes when using it. It also takes very long to scan drives (that is: partitions, DVD drives, etc...).
How do I go about finding the root of this evil?

Update: Looks like all of the problems were solved merely by moving the 1GB .exe file from D drive to C drive. Now everything is as speedy as it should be.

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What is the ratio supposed to be between the download speed and the upload speed in a normal working configuation?

My webpages are taking forever to load. I used this speedtest...
and the result was

download speed: 7.427 Mbps
upload speed: 0.006 Mbps

This problem started yesterday and I don't know how to troubleshoot or fix the problem.

Here is my system and equipment that I am using:

My provider is cable, Brighthouse, hooked up to their Scientific Atlanta modem and from there it is hooked up to a Belkin Connect N150 wireless router. I am not using the wireless on my laptop but am wired directly to the router.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2050 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2549 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 114219 MB, Free - 73573 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, MPAD-MSAE Customer Reference Boards, Not Applicable, Not Applicable
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

A:Solved: Why is my upload speed so slow?

What is the ratio supposed to be between the download speed and the upload speed in a normal working configuation?Click to expand...

Whatever your ISP declares it to be (presumably they have configured their network that way). For example, my cable ISP advertises 12 Mbps down, 1 Mbps up.

I'm not convinced that the results from that Verizon test are reliable for people who do not have Verizon service. How about trying Speedtest.net? Using that what results do you get with a connection to the router, and what do you get with a connection directly to the modem?

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My PC is getting extremely slow of late to open web pages and to send attachments to e-mails etc. Last evening I thought it might be my anti virus slowing things down (AVG) so thought I might try a different anti virus (AVAST) to see if that would improve things. Couldn't download AVAST with AVG installed so uninstalled AVG but AVAST still wouldn't load so went back to reinstall AVG. This took over an hour!!!
Speaking of problem to colleague decided to look at transfer speeds, he and I decided to check his transfer speed compared to mine.
When trying to download AVAST for a test his transfer speed was 85KB/sec and mine was 5.3KB/sec!!!!!!! Both of us are using Windows XP SP3 but with different ISP's.
Any suggestions please.

A:Solved: Slow Transfer speed

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heya i found this site through google and looks like it could help me (i hope)

anyway heres the problem , a few days ago randomly i think my internet download speed was gotten very slow , this has happened a bit before but it was very on and off and rarely .. there isnt much problem with getting on internet pages they havnt slowed drastically and even games work grand , everything on the computer seems to be working ok just my download speed from pages in particular video streams very slowly even youtube takes an age for the bar thing to fill up . i dont think its a problem with the hardware im useing because it was grand before(wireless labtop). im useing firefox and ive tried useing internet explorer but its just as slow.

anyway please help me out as this is getting really frustrateing.
please reply like im stupid cause i pretty much am when it comes to this.

cheers for any help

A:Solved: my internet speed very slow help !!!

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My dvd writing speed used to be faster but now it is like 5x slower then when i bought it which was about 1 and a half year ago. The max it can go is 16x. When i use nero and write files to DVDs it writes slower. Nero still says that it is going 16x max but i can tell that it is Slow.like 8x slower.

Can anyone help me get it to run faster?

A:Solved: Why did my Dvd Writing speed slow down?

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hi guys i wonder if anyone can help me with my internet speed problem, until a few days ago everything was fine iwas getting 9.80 Mb/s dl and 0.49 Mb/s ul, ping 18ms
but now i'm only getting 0.25 Mb/s dl and 0.18 Mb/s ul, ping 20ms
I'm confused as to why or how this has happened any ideas ??

A:Solved: very slow internet speed

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I have a BT broadband adsl connection and regularly have download speeds of over 3000kps. My upload speeds are however usually in the region of 260 kps. I use Speakeasy to run the speed tests and they say that upload speeds should be similar to download speeds. Is this right? I am running win xp sp2 and connect to a router via an ethernet cable. Using firefox browser. Any advice appreciated.

A:Solved: Slow upload speed

Check with your ADSL service provider to see what speeds come with your particular service. At least in the USA, many broadband provider's packages have upload speeds that are slower than the download speeds.

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arrrgggh! having a tortoise of a time trying to get my IE web pages to download. problem started after i tried to clean all the spy and adware from my machine. whenever i reboot, i get "error c:/windows bs3 (&bs2).dll". does this have something to do with it? & can anybody help! have run a norton, dumped neo-napster, any yet, my download time remains at a stand still.
help me!!!!!

one more thing: there are times when i'm unable to activate the systray. all icons disappear and cpu usuage shows at 70-80%, even if i only have one application open.

A:[SOLVED] slow browser speed

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I am using DSL to connect to the internet and a Gateway G6-450 Pentium II 450mhz computer with 160MB of RAM. I use Windows 98, IE 6 and Outlook Express. Download speed is about 415kbps but upload speed is only .8 to 2 kbps if that. I can receive emails and attachments just fine but can't send even the smallest attachment, only text messages. Web pages download very slow and sometimes don't load all the way. I also get GDI32.dll errors quite often. I can connect a different computer and everything works fine on it, so I know the problem is not with my DSL provider. Gateway tech support can not seem to help either. I have ran adaware and spybot s&d and removed spyware it has detected. I use a avast! antivirus and it does not detect any viruses. This just started a couple of months ago. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Solved: slow upload speed

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Edit: So relieved now, solved the problem.
I don't know what the problem is and its starting to get on my nerve.

Just a couple of weeks ago my internet was running at its normal speed, but then just recently its running a lot slower. The normal download speed for my Qwest DSL was about 1000 kbps but now its around 300 kbps and my normal upload speed was about 1500 kbps and now its around 400 kbps.

I did a full system virus/spyware scan and found some stuff and deleted them but I'm still having the same problem. I heard from somewhere else that the Internet Security Suite could be slowing down the internet, but I ruled that out becuase I had Zonealarm Internet Security Suite for a long time and it has never slow down my internet.

Well I think I provided everything I know so far. Any help would be nice and if you need more info, I'll try to provide as much as I can.

A:Solved: Internet speed slow

Have you spoken to your ISP? Perhaps they are having problems? Maybe you can even ask them if other customers have complained of similar problems in the last 2 weeks.

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