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Q: Fluctuating connection speed anywhere from 1.0 to 54.0 Mbps.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8400 @ 2.26GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3027 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 45 Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1), 1289 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238372 MB, Free - 116484 MB; E: Total - 476938 MB, Free - 130592 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0D695C
Antivirus: PC Matic Super Shield, Updated and Enabled

Intel(R) WiFi Link 5300 AGN
I live in a Class C motor home in an RV park. My friend next to me his connection speed is constant 75.0 even when he brought it over and set it down beside mine. I know that sometime a little knowledge can be dangerous and when it comes to wifi and adapters and such a "little knowledge" is all that I have. Is it possible to change the channel on this adapter? If so, how?

I may not even be close on this question, like I said a little knowledge can be dangerous. I just need help with this, you are my last hope.

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A: Fluctuating connection speed anywhere from 1.0 to 54.0 Mbps.

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I currently have a 15 Mbps down / 1.5 Mbps up cable Internet connection. However when I go to www.speedtest.net or www.speakeasy.net to test the speed of the connection its only showing like 5 Mbps down / 400 Kbps up speed. But when I download a file it downloads at about 1,400 KBps (note that I said KILOBYTES per second not bits (as in 1,400 KBps = 11.2 Mbps)).

Anyway why do the down / upload speeds on the test sites suck but real file downloads are fast?
 

A:Speed test sites saying I download at 5 Mbps when I have a 15 Mbps connection?

They just do, don't worry about it.
 

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recently my pc is suffering from unstable connection and it is fluctuating..i do speed test and got inconsistent results..please help me with my problems..


DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Administrator at 22:37:38.22 on Wed 06/17/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13

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============== Pseudo HJT Report ===============

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mStart Page = about:blank
mSearch Bar = hxxp://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaults/sb/msgr9/*http://www.yahoo.com/ext/search/search.html
uInternet Connection Wizard,ShellNext = iexplore
uInternet Settings,ProxyOverride = *.local
uSearchURL,(Default) = hxxp://us.rd.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaults/su/msgr9/*http://www.yahoo.com
uURLSearchHooks: Yahoo! Toolbar: {ef99bd32-c1fb-11d2-892f-0090271d4f88} - c:\progra~1\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn0\yt.dll
BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper: {02478d38-c3f9-4efb-9b51-7695eca05670} - c:\progra~1\yahoo!\companion\installs\cpn0\yt.dll
BHO: WormRadar.com IESiteBlocker.NavFilter: {3ca2f312-6f6e-4b53-a66e-4e65e497c8c0} - AVG Safe Search
BHO: IEVkbdBHO Class: {59273ab4-e7d3-40f9-a1a8-6fa9cca1862c} - c:\program files\kaspersky lab\kaspersky anti-virus 2009\ievkbd.dll
BHO: Yahoo! IE Services Button: {5bab4b5b-68bc-4b02-94d6-2fc0de4a7897} - c:\program files\yahoo!\common\yiesrvc.dll
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A:Fluctuating Internet Speed/Connection

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hello,

I plugged in an N-adapter to a USB hub and it gave me a 6 Mbps in www.speedtest.net. I thought this was kind of slow for what the adapter "claimed" (300Mbps). But then I plugged it directly into a computer port and it showed 24 Mbps (my internet plan is 25 Mbps), which I suppose it's pretty close or even "maxed" because it's not really 25 Mbps all the time, right?

Is this normal? Is my USB hub crappy/old? Would it make a difference if I get a new USB hub?

Thanks.
 

A:Moving N-adapter from USB hub to computer port increases speed from 6 Mbps to 24 Mbps

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when i double click the icon in my systray of the the flashing monitor, which opens my wireless network connection status window, the number next to Speed fluctuates between 11.0 Mbps to 54.0 Mbps. I just updated my dlink wbr 2310 routers firmware to 1.03 from 1.02 because previously i was getting randomly disconnected. Its only been a couple days, but i havnt yet noticed that ive been randomly disconnected anymore, but now my connection speed fluctuates, where with the old firmware, i never once saw it change. what could be causing this change? as its screwing up my online gaming, causing me to lag when it drops way down. I never had a problem with the speed changing before, and cant find any setting that looks like it could be linked to such an event, though im no networking expert, so i may be missing something. what does anyone think of this problem? thanks.
 

A:Wireless speed under wireless network connection status fluctuating????

google for a program called Network Stumbler. When it runs, you can see other
wifi systems near by and the real asset is the disclosure of all the channels in use.

pick a channel that is not used

monitor what activities you are performing when the connection rate changes;
it's likely that it only occurs when you're gaming. In that case, the stress of the
networked game is the actual cause of the rate change.
 

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Hi, this is something that has puzzled me for a while. We have a relatively slow broadband speed at around 3.5Mbs however until recently our router has been stable and being "always on" would usually give this consistently. Over the past weeks the speed for no apparent reason drops to around 0.5Mbs requiring a soft re-boot to get the speed back to what it was - this would perhaps happen once or twice a week. It got to the point of annoyance so I changed to the TT supplied router one which although was not as good as the Netgear DGND3300v2 we were using started to act the same after a week or so. I am now onto my third router (Linksys x3500) which ran stable for a couple of weeks then same thing. To my knowledge, interference from nearby wireless has not changed and the router is set to auto channel so that, in theory, it should find the quietest one. I am running a mix of cable and N wireless on the 2.4Ghz channel. I am on TalkTalk and have used their line checker (not sure how good that is) and it says my line is fine and reports no problems.

Any suggestions ?

A:Fluctuating router speed

Check your speeds with this and see if you get the same results

Speedtest.net by Ookla - The Global Broadband Speed Test

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If i go to bios.. it looks fine.. then when i log on I get a alert sound through my speakers, and my dualcorecenter program comes up and tells me my system 2 fan speed is 0.. then it moves 3000ish and then back to 0... im not sure which fan is the system 2 fan.. and im getting annoyed by the sound through my speakers.. and it pops up on my screen alot. I've got a msi 650i motherboard... please help thanks
 

A:System2 fan speed fluctuating

Many motherboards have two fan output connections. One of course powers the CPU fan. The second outlet (if you have two) should be the one. Unless your board has more than two fan outlets. I didn't look this up. Try to isolate the fan by unplugging the case fan for a minute (won't hurt anything) and see if the warning changes or stops. I don't know what a 'dualcorecenter program' is. Maybe it's an MSI related warning system.(?) I would take off the side of the PC and visually watch each fan for any fluctuation. Just check one fan at a time. Be very sure that your CPU fan is O.K. above all.
 

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Hoping someone out there can help,My computer is suffering from a fluctuating internet connection speed, that periodically results in the connection almost being unusable (ie extremely slow). I have carried out speed tests at various times (during problem and not) and they seem to be consistent (ie. the connection does not seem to be at fault) so I think the issue lies with the computer itself.I have done steps listed on the topic: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/with the last step being a run of HijackThis with the following log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 20:13:06, on 27/01/2008Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exeC:\Program... Read more

A:Fluctuating Internet Speed

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum. My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Apologies for the late response,as i'm sure you can appreciate we are extremely busy.If you've already recieved help at another forum and your issues have been resolved,or you're presently recieving help elsewhere then please let us know.If you have not followed the info in the link below prior to posting your log then please do so now:Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/If you still require help,please post a new Hijackthis log into this topic in your next reply.Also post a detailed description of the issues you're experiencing.*Note*Post all reports/logs directly into this topic,not as attachments,thanks.

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I live in Mumbai, India and I'm currently on a 4Mbps plan.
 
From past few days, I'm facing this huge problem in which my intenet is either not connecting or constantly fluctuating i.e. at 1 speedtest I'm getting speed like 3mbps, the very next speedtest in maybe 10-20 seconds difference I'm getting 500Kbps.
It has become very hard for me to use internet and especially during downloading, I'm able to download at idm getting constantly speeds between 200-500Kbps, but except idm nothing is being able to be constant or atleast reach anywhere above average speeds.
The android downloads in uc browser shows download speed like in a second 150kbps, the next second 20, then 3, then suddenly 200, then 10, it goes on like this until it suddenly stops, the download never completes.
 
I'm having arguments over this with my ISP, I contacted them at first ofcourse, in my area it's extremely difficult to have good internet, on top of it the ISP services are so bad that they never send any technician to help until internet stops. And it's very hard also to find any good ISP other than what I'm on, I'm sharing my speedtest if it's of any help(also observe the continuous drop and rise in the speed graph). (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/5567237936)
What I can say is I've a lot of apps installed during the past week, like different IObit apps advanced systemcare, malware fighter etc. had drivers updated. I don't think any of them should be blocking my internet as if they were, I g... Read more

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I have a toshiba satellite L655-S5117 laptop . My Wireless network speed is fluctuating from 130 Mbps to 11 Mbps . In my hostel most of my friends are getting 130 Mbps . Due to the fluctuation I am getting slower browsing speed . And sometimes its getting disconnected also . Is that because of the drivers? Any help .. please its urgent !

A:Wireless Network speed fluctuating !

Hi daredevils.

Usually, a fluctuating wireless speed is down to 2 things. Signal strength or contention. We'll start with signal strength.

Basically, the weaker the signal the slower it goes. However, just because Windows is reporting 130Mb/s does NOT mean your internet is going at 130Mb/s. Generally the external speed (internet to the router) is much slower than the internal (router to you). Your internet will only be as fast as the slowest point. I would suggest that you try going to Speedtest.net - The Global Broadband Speed Test and running speed tests when it is reporting 130 and when it is reporting 11. If there is no difference (and I wouldn't be surprised if there wasn't) then you dont need to worry.

If your problem is signal strength, then all I can suggest is that you try and move closer to the router. (I am assuming the router is in a central location)

The other issue may be contention. I am not entirely sure whether Windows will report a different speed if the connection is contended, but it may do. Basically, on a wireless network, that 130Mb/s is NOT exclusively for you. It is shared between all connections running wirelessly. Again though, this doesn't really matter as the external speed is probably much slower than the internal speed, and the external is also being shared between you all. Here is an article I wrote a while back on contention: Contention - What it is, how it works. Or "Why is my Internet slow?"

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I have been having a problem with download speeds on my Firefox fluctuating like crazy the past few months. anywhere from 10kb a second to 200kb a second! all in a single download. I am supposed to have a 6MB connection. how do I fix?

A:download speed is fluctuating like crazy

Just to clarify, do you mean 6MB (megabyte) or 6Mb (megabit). Most ISPs market their speeds in megabits, so 6MB would actually be 48Mb.

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For the past few days, my internet speed keeps going up and down, and rarely is working at the speed quicker than a snail...
2 days ago and before, my internet was always at a consistent 58 mb/s, but as of like 2 days ago it sticks between 12 and 21 mb/s. I share the wireless with my dad, whose laptop is staying at 58 mb/s just like mine used to. We tried switching wireless cards and they still work the same, respectively. My internet is bad even with a wireless card we know is working. And we're both the same distance from the router. Is there any reason this should be happening? :/ I can't load image heavy sites or youtube videos, and any other sites take anywhere from 5-10 minutes to load completely. I feel like they shouldn't be taking this long even at 12 mb/s.

A:Wireless internet speed is fluctuating?

Any time you are sharing a wireless connection with another WiFi user, your data speeds will be affected. In addition, the placement of the router can have an effect -- your dad's computer may simply be in a better location relative to the router, regardless of the distance. You could both be sharing the same channel, your wifi drivers might be out of date, etc., etc.
Have a look at these to determine what the cause might be: http://www.itworld.com/networking/276200/10-reasons-your-wi-fi-speed-stinks-and-what-you-can-do-about-it

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Thank you in advance for anyone that will attempt to help.

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate on a Lenovo Y500.

I have tried the following (as far as I remember) and still get 1 min of 8mb/s and about 15 min of 10kb/s:

- Tested with different WiFi connections, different cables for a wired connection, and tried the connection (wireless and wired) with another laptop that ran at 8MB without a hitch.

- Tried deleting avast and restarting.

- Tried looking for programs that might be hogging the bandwidth and found nothing.

- Tried restoring to an earlier setting.

- Tried updating wired and wireless drivers.

- I've tried scanning for viruses with Avast free.

- I've used a USB mobile data device and it connects just fine, so the problem lays with the laptop's internet configuration (or at least that's what I assume).

- I read that disabling Bluetooth might work, it didn't.

Also I'm in a hotel and staying here for over a month, so I have no access to the router.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you
 

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My sister's laptop is able to get 300 mbps wireless connection from anywhere inside the house. But my computer is only able to get 120-150 mbps. Is it because of my network card?

Router is Netgear N300.

A:I'm not getting 300 mbps wireless speed.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by imeem


My sister's laptop is able to get 300 mbps wireless connection from anywhere inside the house. But my computer is only able to get 120-150 mbps. Is it because of my network card?

Router is Netgear N300.


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What is your network/wifi card?

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I recently upgraded my internet from 25 mbps to 100, while I thought getting 9.5 was always normal for that speed, after the upgrade it is still sitting at the same speed. My other devices in the house are getting at least 70 mb/s via wifi while I have a hardwired connection. I've done everything I can think of, downloading newest drivers, calling my ISP, trying different modems cords connection types or devices. Nothing has made any change, there is no change in speed between wifi and hardwired eiher, they both cap at 9.52 mb/s. I'm currently updating to windows 10, and am on a different device, but in a few hours I will post again with system specs and the requested log.
 

A:Internet speed is being capped at 10 mbps

Do you have a DOCSIS 3 modem? The older models are DOCSIS 2.

Have you replaced your router?

It would help if you posted both the brand and exact model of modem and router.
 

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This forum doesn't seem super active, probably because of the few Helix owners, but I'll post my question anyway hoping someone can confirm  My wifi speed is limited to 20 Mbps.  Whether connecting to the internet, or on my intranet.  Top of the line 802.11ac router, few feet away, no interferences, copying files to or from a PC (which is connected to the network by ethernet),  I get no more than 2.5 MB/sec.  Same location, with a 3-yr old laptop: 8-10 MB/sec.  Reboots driver update etc no difference.  Different router and location is the same. The Helix reports the wifi card as 802.11a, too.  Not 802.11n or a/n  Connecting the USB to ethernet lenovo adpater, I get 11 MB/sec, so close to the 100mbps limit of the adpater, that's normal. Issue: well, accessing data and for example browsing pic tures on my NAS or another PC is very painful at 2 MB/sec.  At 8-10 MB/sec on my laptop it's instantaneous no pb. I'm ok if it's a small cheaper 10" Atom tablet, but not so much for a $2,000 laptop/tablet.  My basic 3-yr old laptop does 5 times better. Or is my Helix faulty? 










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A:Wifi Speed Limited to 20 Mbps?!

I second that, the Lenovo team should take a closer look at this problem.I'm oscilating around 4MB/s, which is also slower than expected, sometimes even dropping to 2,5.It could be a driver fault, hopefully fixable.

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Hi
So I had the cable guy here the other day installing a box, and he checked the internet. I'm paying for 18 Mbps download speed, and my laptops and one desktop get this speed, but the computer from which I write only gets 5 Mbps. He didn't know why.

I'm pasting my HJT and DDS logs, and attaching Attach.txt. Ark.txt will be copied to this also.

HJT:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:58:26 PM, on 1/17/2012
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-125 revA\ANIWConnService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Cloud Antivirus\PSANHost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Panda Security\Panda Cloud Antivirus\PSUNMain.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-125 revA\AirGCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\DWA-125 revA\WZCSLDR2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
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A:Not getting my expected Mbps speed on Speakeasy

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my laptop came with a dvd player and was pre-installed with windows 2000. the dvd drive worked, then the computer crashed, and compaq reinstalled everything and put win 98se. the drive still worked, but then i decided to upgrade to windows xp. the drive doesn't work anymore (it gets power, tries to read the cd, but then just makes weird noises and freezes up xp). i tried to upgrade the drivers from compaq's website, but it says its up to date. since i installed xp from a cd and it worked with windows 98 and 2000, does anyone know what the problem could be? the specs:

700 mhz pentium 3 ( randomly switches to 637, 533, 860, etc).
20 gb harddrive
128 mb mem (upgrading to 256 soon)
8x dvd-rom\floppy drive bay (one goes in at a time.
windows xp home(upgrade)

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Will Paypal you $10 if you solve this.
 
Problem-
 
The internet is unusably slow at times, Speedtest.net confirms DL speeds of 1.5 MBPS, upload speed will not even register.
 
Background-
 
Lenovo tower running 64 bit Windows 7 SP1, purchased about two months ago. All Windows updates installed.
Problem started two days ago, no changes made prior to issue arising.
Wireless internet connection.
Two other computers on wireless network run fine.
Every other program loads and runs fine.
Malwarebytes Premium scan comes back clean.
Signal strength indicated as "Good", 3/5 bars.
Uninstalled Microsoft Security Essentials - no change.
Problem occurs with both IE and Chrome.
At idle, Task Manager indicates 0 applications running. 65 Processes, CPU Usage 0-13%, Physical Memory 37%.
Sometimes a restart will fix the issue, other times it doesn't.
 

A:Internet Speed Fluctuating Dramatically (Paypal Reward)

Can you connect via a wired connections on the computer and see if the same thing happens? That would help isolate whether it is a wifi issue or something else.  After that I would suspect some malware running not being picked up by malwarebytes. You may have to post in the malware section of the forum and have the experts run you through the series of programs to troubleshoot your system. 

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Hi Guys, Need some troubleshooting help with my connection. My speed has decreased drastically beginning in early January, dropping from 27-31mbps to 1.6 mbps
Here is what I have done so far
I have power cycled my router, and I have swapped out ethernet cables to both my router and to my PC.
I have bypassed my router and, direct connected thru my modem . Oddly enough, this was even slower
I am running teamviewer so I can simultaneously check speed on my other win 7 PC (3 feet away) where my download speed is 30.1mbps

I have wirelss devises in the house that have good connection so process of elimination points to my PC. It would be nice if it just stopped working all together. It is the slow speed that confuses me.

Buy an ethernet card and be done with it or have I missed something?

Thanks in advance for your assist

Tami
 

A:Solved: Help with troubleshooting speed. download is 1.6 mbps!!

And you are connected to your router via Ethernet?

What is the specs of the computer in question?
And since you mentioned that it worked fine prior to January, do you recall making any configuration to the operating system (e.g downloading new softwares...) or made any hardware changes with your current network?

My guess would be something to do with the Operating System that is consuming bandwidth resources making the said computer slow.
 

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Hi can someone help me how to fix this? I'm using TP-Link wifi WR940N V2... Their page won't help me because they can't even open the inbox...

Can someone help me how to fix if both Download and Upload speed are 0?
 

A:Both download and upload speed of wifi are 0 mbps

 

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I've been having issues with my Ethernet speed on my 9360 while connected to TB16. I can't get anything above 100 Mbps even though my Ethernet speed is 250 Mbps. My other laptop with built-in network card has no problems with reaching the full 250 Mbps.
I've checked TB16 specs and it tells there's a gigabit Ethernet controller onboard, so it shouldn't be an issue.
I have latest drivers from Dell's website and also tried the latest Realtek drivers - no speed change.
I've played with the driver settings and disabled all speed optimizations and enforced 1 Gbps full duplex as a default setting, but still no effect.
I've seen a couple of other forum members reporting the same issue, but all of them were running Linux, while I'm running Windows 10 64-bit. Apparently, the fault is with the dock.
Can anyone confirm the limitation and can suggest any workaround? 

A:TB16 Ethernet speed limited at 100 Mbps

You definitely don't want to force 1 Gbps Full in Device Manager.  Forcing linespeed and duplex settings especially on gigabit connections can lead to worse performance even when those hardcoded settings are correct. The standard for gigabit is auto-negotiate.  There's a Realtek network FIRMWARE update for the TB16 and WD15 docks around here somewhere, but I don't know if that would help this issue.  But my main question is: What do you mean your Ethernet is 250 Mbps?  There's 100 Mbps and 1 Gbps.  There's no standard for 250 Mbps Ethernet.Have you tried a different cable?  Do you have any other systems that are negotiating at 1 Gbps with the cable and switch/router port you're currently using with the TB16?

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today when i tryed to watch a youtube video i noticed i couldent play the video on my asus laptop even on 144p (useualy i can play 720p vids easily) i then i tryed with my iphone and then my macbook and it still wil not load i tryed a speed test and got about 0.05 mbps o have done everything in my power to fix it but have run out of ideas.

A:0.05 mbps wifi speed test on all of my devices

Sounds like a router/modem/ISP issue as it is affecting more than one device and not just your Win 8 laptop, might be worth checking the forums for those....

One option is to re-boot the router/modem then the devices....

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I live in an assisted living establishment with wifi furnished free but it isn't the best.I'm showing 5 bars on my computer, but I'm only getting around 1 Mbps and I see a lot of the spinning donut. Are there things that I am able to do or am I at the mercy of the owner. He probably would not be willing to spend a little more cash just to satisfy a few of us old geezers.

A:I've got 5 bars wifi, but only about 1 Mbps download speed.

You have 2 effects - for one the owner probably went with a cheap connection (ask him what it is) and then there are several people connecting to the router which produces contention.

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So I have a wireless network setup in our 4 bedroom apartment and I am connecting wirelessly on my desktop with a usb drive(hub is in another room). Half of the time I will have an excellent connection at 54Mbps, and then for whatever reason, will just plummet to 1Mbps but still says excellent signal strength. Right now its working perfectly fine, however an hour or so from now, will probably crash randomly. I have a feeling its my firewall because its disabled right now, but im not sure. Any other ideas?
 

A:Signal Strength = Excellent, Speed = 1 Mbps

Make sure you have the latest driver for the wireless adapter.

Could be the adapter or router beginning to fail. How to recover after the bandwidth plummets?

In an apartment building there are lots of opportunities for wireless interference, such as from 2.4Ghz cordless phones and other networks on the same or close channel.

Firewalls either block or not; I have never heard of them affecting speed as in your symptoms.
 

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Hi,  Maybe this is a dumb question, but I couldn't find the answer... Lenovo X1 Yoga 2nd Gen's Intel AC 8265 should be able to work at 450 Mbps, but it only works at 300 Mbps.  Does it have only two antennas on the OLED model so it can't reach full speed, so to speak? Or is it related to something else?  Thanks!





If I helped you, please give me some kudos! ^^

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Good morning, hope all is well with everyone!
 
Im having an issue with a recent upgrade.  I just upgraded my cpu from a i7 920 2.6 Ghz 4-core to a i7 970 3.2 Ghz 6 core on my XPS 435t/9000 (everything else is stock).  After installation, I noticed on the first boot the clock speed was capped at 2.6 Ghz (I believe the multipliers were at about x20) so I decided to restart it.
The second boot seemed to bring the clock up to 3.19 Ghz (multiplier was normal at x24 with base clock fluctuating), only to have each core flucuate between 1.5 Ghz and 3.19 Ghz.  The voltage also fluctuates between .7v and 1.12v, never reaching near the max voltage ay 1.375v (this is all seen via CPUID HWMonitor).  Core temperatures are around 40C with the stock heatsink switched to performance setting.
I do primarily music production so my computer is at its optimum when running constant at full clock speed.  Therefore, I usually have SpeedStep and C-States disabled with power settings set to high performance (min and max cpu settings are both at %100).
I had no issues with my 920 with all of this. Unfortunately I am unable to recall whether I had the option to change the cpu settings in the a15 bios (most likely, I did since I was able to run at full clock speed, with TurboBoost), but ever since I upgraded the bios to a16 and installed the 970, I've been having this issue and I have NO acc... Read more

A:Dell XPS 435t/9000 fluctuating CPU Voltage and Clock Speed

Turbo boost speed is ONLY available when the other cores are Idle.
There has never been a setting that sets clock to max turbo boost and this is a 1st generation cpu.
You aren't going to get 4790k ddr4 speed from this.
Dell doesn't support HWmonitor or CPU-z so you could be getting false readings.  If you think the cpu is throttling I would check to see if the plastIc is cracked where it holds the HS to the cpu/motherboard.
Failure in this manner is common.

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I tested the internal HDD with CrystalDiskMark and was able to get 109 MBPS both on sequential read and write tests. Then, when I tested my 1 TB WD My Passport USB 3.0 External HDD with CrystalDiskMark the sequential read and write speed did not exceed 40 MBPS the few times I tried. Got similar 30-40 MBPS speed when transferring movies from external HDD to internal HDD.
So far, I have tried updating the external HDD and USB 3.0 Controller drivers. Tried with 'USB selective suspend setting' disabled (Under Power Plan Options). Also tried with write caching enabled. But havent been able to solve the issue.
My laptop is running Win 10 Home 64-Bit. I am sure I used the USB 3.0 port. And, I used the USB 3.0 cable supplied with the external HDD. I don't have another USB 3.0 device so cannot figure out whether the issue is with my laptop of the external HDD.'

Is there some Windows 10 setting that might be causing this?
Please help me out here.

A:USB 3.0 port transfer speed on HP Laptop not exceeding 40 MBPS

Internal and external speeds are fully different. Your internal hard drive runs off the South bridge Chipset, which all new SATA controllers are SATA III 6G. The USB 3.0 runs off a completely different controller or Chipset, such as AsMedia or VIA Chipset. That 40 MBS is actually a good transfer rate speed for an external 3.0 port.

My Motherboard has USB 3.0 boost, and there was only one USB 3.0 flash drive in it, and the transfer rates were between 20mb to 35 mb a sec, which I think is normal for a flash drive. All other flash drives are USB 2.0 that I use in the ports

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Hi ya'll. I have a Hp dc5000 Tower pc. The problem is recently, whenever I connect to the internet using my 3G Modem, the computer becomes very unresponsive, any browser, software or window that was open displays "....(Not Responding)" at the top. I decided to be turning of Kaspersky antivirus since its said to slow down performance while updating the virus database but there's very little if any difference. What might be the problem?

A:Computer Unresposive while using 7.2 Mbps 3G High Speed Broadband.

When connected test your internet speed at speedtest.net See if you are getting 7 MBPs on 3G.

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I tested the internal HDD with CrystalDiskMark and was able to get 109 MBPS both on sequential read and write tests. Then, when I tested my 1 TB WD My Passport USB 3.0 External HDD with CrystalDiskMark the sequential read and write speed did not exceed 40 MBPS the few times I tried. Got similar 30-40 MBPS speed when transferring movies from external HDD to internal HDD.
So far, I have tried updating the external HDD and USB 3.0 Controller drivers. Tried with 'USB selective suspend setting' disabled (Under Power Plan Options). Also tried with write caching enabled. But havent been able to solve the issue.
My laptop is running Win 10 Home 64-Bit. I am sure I used the USB 3.0 port. And, I used the USB 3.0 cable supplied with the external HDD. I don't have another USB 3.0 device so cannot figure out whether the issue is with my laptop of the external HDD.'

Is there some Windows 10 setting that might be causing this?
Please help me out here.

A:USB 3.0 port transfer speed on HP Laptop not exceeding 40 MBPS

Internal and external speeds are fully different. Your internal hard drive runs off the South bridge Chipset, which all new SATA controllers are SATA III 6G. The USB 3.0 runs off a completely different controller or Chipset, such as AsMedia or VIA Chipset. That 40 MBS is actually a good transfer rate speed for an external 3.0 port.

My Motherboard has USB 3.0 boost, and there was only one USB 3.0 flash drive in it, and the transfer rates were between 20mb to 35 mb a sec, which I think is normal for a flash drive. All other flash drives are USB 2.0 that I use in the ports

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My network card is a Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller. I don't know what caused this problem but my Realtek driver is up-to-date, and previously it was a link speed of 100 Mbps.

But now for some reason it suddenly dropped to a link speed of 10 Mbps and I've tried a lot to no avail. As you can see on the left I've tried changing the speed/duplex setting but it remains at 10 Mbps no matter how many restarts, disables and re-enables and such.

And yes, I do have the internet speed to go beyond 10 Mbps:


This is a speedtest done on my desktop computer


And this one was done on my phone and this was wireless as well..

I'd rather not call Time Warner Cable. They'll send someone who's only going to end up wasting my time and reaching no solution. I'd like to avoid sitting with the person they send for a half hour and it having it end with them asking me if have I considered the innovative idea of reformatting my computer.

Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.

-Windows 7 Home Premium x64 OS
-Currently installed Driver Version: 7.91.1119.2014

A:Ethernet Controller Link Speed is locked at 10 Mbps.

Did you try setting the Value of Speed & Duplex to "Autosense"?

Also:
what router do you use?
Did you change the Ethernet cable?

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Hi all,
I'm planning to get myself a 3G datacard. I'm not being able to decide whether to spend money for a 21Mbps one or go for a 14.4. Thing is in my city 3G speeds never reach beyond 3-6Mbps. So would the 21Mbps thing help? As in, in the same network, will the 21Mbps perform better than the 14.4 Mbps one or will they be similar in performance?
I'm thinking, if these have different compression and/or modulation technologies, the 21 Mbps card might have an advantage, like a 56k modem has better speeds than a 33.6k modem on a same not-so-good analog telephone line, mainly due to the different compression technology involved. I couldn't find proper information about this in the internet, so posted this question.

Thanks,
 

A:Real world speed difference of 14.4 and 21 Mbps HSPA modems

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Hi,

I need a help to resolve one issue with my Belkin router F7D4402 v1. I have got it recently and configured it without any issue and my internet (ADSL) was up and running. However, later I have noticed that, my internet speed is limited to 1.5 Mbps. whereas; the speed I was getting on my old Linksys WAG200 router was minimum 2.0 Mbps.

I have tried to disable the QoS and other options but no use. But when I enabled the Mac cloning it worked fine. I was getting the speed I subscribed for, but unfortunately, the other devices on my Wi-Fi stopped working. With Mac clone enable, the internet is only available to my PC.

I need the internet on my PC plus all the Wi-Fi devices in my house and along with it my full internet speed, not just 1.5 Mbps.

Can anyone please help to fix the issue?

Thank a lot.
 

A:Belkin router F7D4402 v1 ADSL speed is fixed to 1.5 Mbps

It's not the router - - you up against the limit of ADSL.

see this description
 

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Hi I have very strange issues that I have been dealing with for the past two months now it all started in october I came back home from my brothers house after about 3 weeks of being there, and I noticed that I was getting huge random drops of bandwidth anywhere from 0 to 300-600 ping at random moments and it can be frequent or occasional, and when it happens when I am gaming or downloading it will stop almost like a desync and stop all further upcoming visuals and sounds until it moves after anywhere from 1-10 seconds then moves by really fast trying to catch up to what has already passed in game.

Now I have been on and off with my isp about this issue and they still have no idea what it is and I have replaced the modem which I get from my isp twice and I have replaced my net gear router with another one, I have checked the coax cables I have tried from different places in the house and I get 60-mbps from my isp and I am usually the only one on doing anything that takes bandwidth.

I know it goes away when I am at my friends or brothers house in fact it is a perfect connection at there places so I really have no idea what to do about this issues seeing I have also done a lot of trouble shooting from my isp and routers support trouble shooting.

I have a Windows 7 Professional that is 64 bit I hope this is enough to find some answers.
 

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Hi,

About a month or two ago my internet connection started going bad, i only really notice it while playing games, but every so often it lags for about 10 seconds, then comes back, and occasionally over the internet connection sign the limited connectivity icon pops up.
I'm using a TP-Link 300mbps USB network adapter.
The problem only occurs on my PC, no other PC's in the house are experiencing this problem.

I just did a ping test, and heres the screenshot:
This was while the connection problem was occuring, pinged to my default gateway.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks

A:Fluctuating internet connection

Hi Jack and welcome to W7 Forums

Are you connecting via wireless on this PC? Do any of your other PCs also connect by wireless? Is there any particular time of day that this problem occurs, or is just random? Have you installed anything on your PC just before the problem started (including updates)?

You could try an alternative socket for your network adapter, alternatively you could try a different adapter. Wireless signals can be finicky at times, have you tried moving this PC to another location, preferably next to another PC where you are not having this PC? Conversely, can you move that PC to the current location of this one?

Another thing to consider is the wireless channel. Try alternatives to see if that improves matters.

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I have been doing some speed checks and my download has been going between 1300 to 1800 at the best.

I am on RR 60 miles south of Houston.

I am running a line quality test on this site now.

I usually can just cycle my modem when the speeds drop but this is the first time they have cycled.

I am usually at 350/2800.

My cookies are low TIF emptied ran all spyware and anti-virus programs.

What next bisides calling RR and getting a tech to walk me through the same things I have already done.

Here is an image of two tests taken within 3 three minutes of each other.

I did a Line Packet Loss Test and here are the results.

Any suggestions.
 

A:Fluctuating Connection Speeds

Here is the latest test I did on my line.

I did RR's little dance from their national to the local office and back with them telling me everything was fine.

http://www.broadbandreports.com/quality/nil/1447813
 

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I have a laptop so it is a wireless connection, and the router is always working, my sister is connected to the router so I know for a fact it is working, but as you saw in the title "My Internet Connection Keeps Fluctuating!" I have not found a way to fix it yet! Please help!

A:My Internet Connection Keeps Fluctuating!

bump?

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I a running verizon fios internet connection i get constant internet ping fluctuations, i go into cmd and search ping www.yahoo.com and it will say time = 22ms one second then a couple minutes later it will say time = 200ms. None of the other computers connected to the router/modem have this problem just the one i am using and it is extremely frustrating. I will go to conrtol pannel and click on network connection and repair which will set it back to 22ms but then again a couple min. later it is at 200ms. Someone please help.

A:Internet Connection Fluctuating

Hi,Check event Viewer to see if there is anything odd:To open Event Viewer, follow these steps:1. Click Start, right click My Computer and select Manage.2. In the console tree, click Event Viewer. The Application, Security, Internet Explorer and System logs are displayed in the Event Viewer window.

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Hi,

I've been experiencing some problems with my RangeMax wireless NETGEAR router (model WPN824) in terms of wireless connectivity.

When directly plugged into my router (i.e. using ethernet cables), the download and upload speed (in mbps - megabytes per second) appear to be working correctly, where we register average download speeds of 15-19 mbps, and 1.99 to 2.07 mbps for upload speeds, as shown on speedtest.net. However, our wireless devices (i.e. laptops and Nintendo Wii) are not picking up the same download speeds, but the upload speed is fine. The problem is that the download speeds of the wireless devices are comparatively low, where speeds of 2.5 to 5.5 mbps are a commonality.

We've tried resetting the router (pushing that small button at the back of the router, using a pin) and have a new 10-character key password. We've also tried simply unlugging the power cable to the router, with disconnecting lengths of about 10 seconds to over a minute for separate attempts. It is also worth noting that the router occasionally disconnects and re-connects on irregular intervals, and we have many wireless devices attached to the router (though many of these are not in use and are very often disconnected from the internet, so I do not think the router is being overwhelmed).

I am currently paying for 30 mbps downloading speed and 2 mbps with respect to uploading, though the 30 mbps downloading speed will likely only be registered if directly connected to the bl... Read more

A:Solved: NETGEAR WPN824 mbps download speed problem - Desperate for assistance!!!!

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I have Gigabyte Network Card and my PC recive only 10 mbps if I try to set a value more than 10 mbps the PC will not read the internet cable anymore and it will appear that the cable is not connected the cable is good because I tried it on another PC and it works correctly, I do not know which may be the malfunction
 

A:Only 10 mbps connection

You have a CAT5e or CAT6 ethernet cable right? Only those can do Gigabit
 

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Hi, I just wanted to know how to manually change my connection speed.
Mine is currently set to 10.0 MBPS, while my friend is using the same ISP and same plan as I am, his connection is 100.0 MBPS.

Thanks.
 

A:10.0 MBPS Connection

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Hello, Samsung 970 is the best SSD in the market and it cost me 460 Euro to buy the Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 SSD 2TB  in order to make my T470 20HD achive Read/Write 3.500 and 2.500 MBps. But this expensive SSD is running half of its speed on T470 20HD read and write 1748 and 1685 MBps. While most Laptops with Intel dual core ( https://www.userbenchmark.com/  )  with Samsung 970 Evo they got ( read and write speeds: 3.500 and 2.500 MBps respectively).   T470 20HD read and write 1748 and 1685 MBps.   From Lenovo website I bought this (Tray 1 for ThinkPad M.2 SSD drive Cost: Euro 30):   I am not fine with T470 20HD half speeds of read and write 1748 and 1685 MBps.Looking forward to hearing from youthank you in advanced.

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PLEASE HELP ME! I have called my internet providers (Telstra) multiple MULTIPLE times where they called in a technician for a physical check ups, but in the end they couldn't solve the problem. So this has been happening for a few months now, where every night at around 11:30pm, the internet connection will suddenly drop and crawl. If I do a speed test, i normally get around 20 ping and a download speed of 5~6mbps, but during the night i would get a ping of around 3000 and a download speed of 0.02mbps. This then crawls till around 12pm in the afternoon. Please help as i cannot bare this pain anymoreeee!
 

A:continuously fluctuating internet connection?

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Hey everyone.

Thanks for looking, need a little help here.

I can't figure out what is going on with my desktop. It's usually connected via a USB wireless dongle and used to take full advantage of my 50 mbps connection. Now, It varies all over the place from 2 mpbs up to 50. I first thought it was the dongle so I replaced that with a PCI-e adapter that can handle 450 mbps. However, that has not seemed to fixed the issue.

I thought it was the router. Reset that. Thought it was the modem. Reset that. However, my 5 year old laptop runs at 50 mbps all day long. I've used multiple websites to test the connection and I ensured to same sites for both the laptop and desktop. So the only thing that's left is software on my computer right? Driver issue? I just installed fresh drivers for this adapter and still no go.

Although I've enjoyed building and being a PC junkie for the last 25 years, networking it just not my specialty. Any thoughts or suggestions?
 

A:Wireless speeds vary form 2 mbps to 50 mbps, don't think it's hardware.

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I often play Star Craft and Return to Castle Wolfenstine online. I have a 4 mbps down / 512 kbps up internet connection. I checked my memory well I am playing the game and I have over 1.3 GB. Free. I checked the work level on the CPU and its not maxed out. So why do I lag in these games sometimes? I am not using any other program during the game that takes up bandwidth and I have nothing open in the system tray other then my anti virus program.

My computer is listed in my signature.
 

A:Why do I sometimes lag in games with a 4 mbps connection?

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I recently discovered my 1394 connection, but haven't been able to surf the net with it... I've always used my Local Area Connection of 100 Mbps, which is good, but if i can get 400 Mbps with the 1394 connection I really would like to do it. Trouble is, it gets connected but nothing gets sent, and when i try to repair it I can't. It tells me that "TCP/IP is not anabled for this connection." what should i do? is it really possible to get all 400 Mbps out of that connection?
 

A:1394 Connection - able to use 400 Mbps?

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