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Solved: Dlink gwl D710 slow speed

Q: Solved: Dlink gwl D710 slow speed

hello , im using a dlink Dwl G710 repeater with a 7dbi antena, I have config the repeater and the after a few secs my internet bar goes full and i can connect to the internet,but I get such slow speeds almost like a dial up , cant even check on gmail. I get disconnected so often and can connect back to the router but no internet access immediately. I would always have to wait a few mins before it gets internet access .

Why is this happening ? the main router is Belkin Wireless G Plus MIMO. Firmware of Dlink is 2.02 and im using windows 7 .

Any help much appreciated.

Preferred Solution: Solved: Dlink gwl D710 slow speed

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Solved: Dlink gwl D710 slow 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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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 have a PC connected to a Dlink 614+ wireless router on one end of the house. A PC in the middle of the house with a syntax USB adaptor. A PC at the other end with a Dlink 520+ adaptor. I also have dlink 800AP+ (repeater access point) that I'd like to add to the mix.

I was trying to replace the syntax adaptor with the 800AP set as a access point, but I can't seem to connect between the access point and the wireless router. Any pointers, or do I just need to forget about it and set the 800AP+ as a repeater only.

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Ok, so to keep it short... I upgraded my connection from 512/512 to 5000/800.

Setup : Laptop -> Wireless connection (WEP ecryption) -> Dlink WBR-1310 router -> Siemens SpeedStream 4200 Modem -> Internet.

I did not notice any increase in speed after upgrading... So I called my ISP and found out that it is the router that somewhat caps my speed. (It downloads faster if I plug my laptop into the Modem directly.)

I called Dlink, and their answer was that they cannot do anything about it. "Everybody has the same problem, when you connect to the router and to the modem, you lose speed. There is nothing we can do about it".

But here is the thing that bugs me. I can download files (Firefox for example) at 500k/s, but as soon as I add my router into the equation, I can only download it at 40k/s.

I can understand that there could be some loss with a router. But losing 90% of your download speed? Come on... !!

I want to know if this is normal, or if I am just dealing with incompetent tech support?

Any recommendations on good routers I can buy that will not literally paralyse my connexion?


A:Dlink router reduces download speed by 90%

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Thought this deserved it's own thread.

I'm returning to post a follow-up; This appears to be the root cause of my issues... on a number of seperate installs. (Setting the WAN Speed to 10 resolves some connectivity issues.

Dlink has posted the following information as of Sept 23.

The firmware that was shipped with the DI-524 has the WAN port speed set to 100mbps. This can prevent connectivity with some DSL and Cable modems. For this reason we have put together this article which explains how to change the setting so you can get a successful connection. Be assured that this inconvenience will be fixed in the next release of firmware which will be applied to future releases of DI-524.

We sincerely apoligize for the inconvenience!

Click here for details on how to change the speed

A:Dlink firmware connectivity issue - WAN port speed set to 100mbps.

Bumped once more to hi-light issues for others.

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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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I am trying to copy files from one Windows 7 PC to another Windows 7 PC using Wi-Fi. I mounted the directory of PC A on PC B and then I am dragging and dropping the file to copy it.
All the PCs on my Home Network are 802.11 N. All the PCs are on the same Homegroup.
PC to PC speed is 1-2MBs but if I drag the same file to my cloud storage it is 80+MBs (these numbers are bases on the More Details in the transfer window)
I tried turning off IPv6 (suggestion from another site)
I tried turning off Remote Differential Compression (suggestion from another thread on this site)
I'm not expecting ultra high speed, but 5MBs would be nice!
Any suggestions?

A:Solved: Slow PC-to-PC transfer speed

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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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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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I have had this Gateway Processor for a number of months now. It came loaded with Windows 8 and when we got it, it seemed incredibly fast compared to our old E-Machine with Vista. It still seems okay, except for sometimes, but I found a note in my computer file with the www.speedtest.net website and decided to take the free speed test just to see. Well, the results are not good. They say my download speed is only 2.97 and my upload speed is .85 and my "Ping" is only 8. Can you suggest what I might do to improve this?

A:Solved: Slow Connection Speed

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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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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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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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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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Here's the problem. My laptop is not getting the same download speed that it usually does. I usually get about 2-3Mbs but lately it has been under 100kbs and sometimes out completely. I am using a Netgear wnr2000 wireless router with at&t yahoo as the service provider. at&t says that there is nothing wrong with the connection on their side. The network has a password so nobody but me and two other computers should be using the internet. The two other computers are wired and the 2-3Mbs is what I used to get when they were all running at the same time. I have looked through the old posts and I have only found 1 or 2 people with the same problem as me but there threads have not helped me. Well I'm not to sure what else I can say. Thanks for the help.

A:Solved: slow download speed

OP here. I just ran a speed test on it in Safe mode with Networking and it got 4.75Mbs. So obviously it has something to do with my computer when it is booted normally. Could it be that I have a virus/spyware/adware that is hogging all my bandwidth? I've ran windows defender and AVG and they didn't rind anything. I know thoes arent the most credible programs but I don't have that much money to spend on high end stuff . What can I do?

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Hello Tech Guy forums. I came her insearch for some help. I am running Windows XP Professional. Now, the problem that I have. I am running highspeed and, when I connect directly from my DSL modem to my computer, it is pretty fast, but, when I connect my DSL to my Router through than WAN port, than connect my computer to one of the LAN slots in my Router, it runs terribly slow. For example, I am downloading 3 movies and, when I was directly connect from DSL to computer, the time to download all three movies would take 3 - 4 hours. Now that I am connected to my Router, it will take a week!!

Now, I am also wanting to use Router so I can share my Internet with my Xbox for Xbox Live and my other computer. If someone could help me out, I would greatly appreciate it.

Thank you.


A:Internet Running Slow - DSL Modem through WAN on Dlink-604 Router

I saved the following some time ago. It may be pertinent to your problem.

On your router there should be an option for mtu. use this formula.

To find the proper MTU Size, you'll have to do a special ping of the
destination you're trying to go to. A destination could be another
computer, or a URL.
1. Click on the Start button, then select the Run option.

2. In the "Open" field type in command (If you're using Windows
2K/NT/XP use CMD instead)

3. Once the window opens, you'll need to do a special ping. It
should be formatted:

ping [-f] [-l] [MTU value] [Enter] an e...rom this into the MTU settings on the router.

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I am paying for 5 meg cable internet and only getting like 30-40 kb/s download any suggestions?
My modem is connected directly to computer (ethernet.) ISP said it was a software problem.
I have run antivirus(Mcafee87), anti malware (Malware bytes), CCleaner. Help would be much appreciated, thanks.

A:Solved: slow cable internet speed

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I've scanned with spy sweeper and adaware, here is my hijackthis log. My computer runs slow at the start, and was wondering what I could take out of the registry...

fyi, I use sbc yahoo dsl, have windows xp, and it is a hp pavillion a434n. THanks alot for the help

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:16:06 PM, on 12/30/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\Omniserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\OPXPApp.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exe
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A:Solved: Slow computer, please help speed this thing up!

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Hi, I have a AMD Sempron 3200+ which was running at 2ghz, but now according to the system properties in the control panel is now 565Mhz??

I have downloaded the AMD clock which shows it to be running at 2GHZ. I have checked the BIOS to see if the board speed had reduced for some reason but its running @220mhz (which it always has). My machine is running slower than normal and is having issues when playing back audio/visual, slow video normal speed audio. The task manager shows the cpu usage to shoot to 100%. I have updated the BIOS to the latest driver but still the same.

Is this windows issue? don't really want to do a new install

Any ideas??


A:Solved: Xp showing processor speed slow

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Have spent (wasted?) better part of the last 5 days (not counting days previous to this current round of troubleshooting) trying to save my PC and sanity. Have limited funds; need free fix.

Running XP, 64-bit. Deleted unused, unwanted folders/files, uninstalled bad programs, cleaned system w/CCleaner, have MalwareBytes Pro & MSSE for protection. Believe have pared down startup programs to minimum so don't have to mess with starting programs like iTunes (as far as I can tell, am only running 5 programs at startup). Added external hard drive last summer. At first it did the trick; now, worse than ever (I installed & used it w/o knowing enough about it). Sometimes PC runs like bunny & I get so hopeful! Then, it runs like molasses, and "tech rage" soars again. Though am largely self-taught, I suspect that something is running in background that doesn't need to be. I can't find it, though. Have checked Task Manager, but am not knowledgeable as to what all those things are unless has name of program. In addition, when updating/downloading/uninstalling/deleting program, I discover that some app or program like MalwareBytes, MSSE, Games (i.e., solitaire, freecell that comes already installed w/PC), will drop off desktop at unpredictable times. Doesn't happen every time.

So, I study the forums faithfully, and am hoping I have understood directions for submitting Hijack This info. I need this PC for my job. And, after coming so far ... Read more

A:Solved: Exhausted, Poor, and Need to Speed Up Slow PC

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Hello Everyone,
I need help please. I have 4 computers (iMac, 2 laptops and 1 PC desktop) on a wireless network in different rooms of my house. All but one have 20+ mbps speed. The problem desktop computer is new but has 2.4 mbps speed. I have cable modem with a fast bandwidth and a Cisco N600 router.

I changed the network card (ASUS PCE-N53 Wireless -N Adapter) in the problem computer which didn't improve anything. As I write this, I am using a laptop on the desk with the problem computer and just did a speedtest which came in at 20.13 mbps. If I hard wire the problem computer it runs at 30+ mbps.

Any ideas?


A:Solved: really slow internet speed on one computer

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Hello all, I am new to these forums and like what I see so far!! So, to my problemo!

I was given my friends laptop to attempt to fix. It's about a year old, and for approximately 3 or 4 months it has apparently been running very "slow". I did the usual virus/spyware checks but to no avail. So I moved on to hardware checks. It also seemed that anything I did took AGES to finish... For example, I did a simple chkdsk from command prompt in windows. This took about 1 hour to complete, stating "there are erros on the disk". I then ran the full chkdsk after reboot, which also took a very long time, and eventually began streaming errors very fast saying "The disk does not have enough space to replace bad clusters detected in file 1 of name." and this kept going counting up and up and up. I left it overnite counting upwards of 40'000, to find it in the morning, rebooted into windows.

I then moved onto downloading the HDD Diagnostic tool provided by the manufacturer. The HDD is a Fujitsu (MHV2080AT) 80Gb, IDE. There are 2 tests available in this program. The "Short" and the "Extended". The approximate times given for the tests were 2 minutes and 70 minutes respectively. However, the short test took an hour or so and passed and the extended was going for about 2 hours before I went to bed, it being at 25%. And once again, passing once I came back to it in the morning.

I got my hands on Freshdiagnose next and I finally see... Read more

A:Solved: Fujitsu HDD Write Speed Very Slow...

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I usually get around 250-300 KBps download speed, but all day today its been at less that 15-25 kBps i have no idea why, i have nothing else on download, im running on "up to 20 MBps Broadband" with a "truly unlimited" bandwidth with BT any one any ideas as to why the sudden drop in download speed?

A:Solved: really slow Download speed all of a sudden

I see this is solved. How did you solve it?

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I've looked at all the solutions here and elsewhere for a solution to my problem, I've tried everything, disabled addons, deleted browsers and reinstalled, no proxy, starting in safe mode etc. My most recent speed is fast, 32.4 down, latency 20ms, but ALL my browsers take forever to load pages.Some take 10 seconds or more. Status bar says "waiting for..." or "transferring from..." I'm using wireless.

If I stop and reload, the pages will load quickly. I have used other WIFI besides mine and the problem is the same, so it's not a router issue. I also used an external usb wifi adapter and that didn't make a difference. Right now I'm at a friend's place and it's the same issue and I'm sitting about 5 feet away from the router.

Toshiba laptop: 1.7 MHZ, 4 GB RAM, WIndows 8/64bit.

It's driving me nuts.

Any ideas?

A:Solved: Fast speed, slow browsing

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I got spoiled having a cable modem for the last year. Now I'm in a situation where I can't use it and have to rely on a dial up 56k connection to access the internet.

I have a fast enough pc, running an Insignia Pentium 4 at 2.8 ghz using windows XP. The modem is the one that came with it...a Creative Blaster PCI Value DI5652-1. I have checked with the provider a couple of times, and can't seem to get past a 26.4 connect on this 56K modem. Are there any particular initilization strings that can get this modem working faster?


A:Solved: Modem Connect Speed WAY TOO SLOW

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My Sony Vaio laptop is experiencing slow internet speed even though the signal level shows as excellent. This is only when using it upstairs, where it is normally used. In the same room as the router it is fine. This has only just starting happening and it was OK anywhere in the house until a couple of days ago. To make it even more confusing my wife's notebook and my iphone work fine on the network in the bedroom. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: Slow internet speed on WiFi

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I have un-installed and re-installed my Linksys E1200 wireless N300 router several times, and can only achieve about .5 MBPS d/l and ~6.0 MBPS u/l data speeds, on a 3 year old HP laptop, running Windows 7. This is wireless service, and the laptop is within 4 feet of the router. I have Comcast service on my desktop, and my "connected" normal d/l speed is ~30 MBPS, with ~5 MBPS u/l. Don't know what else to do. I have connected the laptop directly to the modem, and get 30 MBPS speed, so there is something I'm missing in the wireless router setup.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E6500 @ 2.93GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4060 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G41 Express Chipset, 1806 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 356273 MB; D: Total - 599999 MB, Free - 446704 MB; E: Total - 353865 MB, Free - 246417 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., G41M-ES2L
Antivirus: Norton Security Suite, Updated and Enabled

Any ideas?

A:Solved: V. slow wifi download speed...

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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?

A:Solved: very slow speed with cradlepoint router

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Hi all I have another problem with my home network I just set up.
On my wifes laptop which I have set up wirelessly sometimes on vertain games on pogo.com, the game will freeze for a few seconds..sometimes all together.

I know its not pogo cause I can play on my desktop with no probs.

Also is when playing on pokerstars..i am loseing connecivity.

Which also doesnt happen if I am on the desktop.

I went to my ISp site an ran a speed test and nad it is showing a huge drop n speed compared to doing it on the desktop.

The router I have is a D-Link DI 524wireless g

Any suggestions would be appreciated

A:Solved: Slow Speed on wireless laptop

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I have done multiple speedtest from www.speedtest.net over the past 3 days and when I am directly connected to my modem, my download speed is roughly 35 MBPS however, when I am on wifi (literally 5 feet from the router) my download speed is roughly 20 MBPS. I have the Belkin F5D8236-4 router found here http://www.engadget.com/products/belkin/f5d8236-4/.

Is this slowdown of speed due to my router/interference or what?

A:Solved: Upload Speed Slow Over Wifi

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I installed a few days ago Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with a regular license (so all actived/latest updates/driver installed/etc).

I like this OS (it is my first x64 OS ;P, pretty speedy ATM)..... But I noticed that the download speed is really slow.
RS Premium speed: 20-25 kb/s
Mu Premium speed: same as RS xD
Youtube: dunno, but it is really slow.....
Speedtest: Download: 0.45/1.25 Mbps Upload: 0.35/0.40 Mbps Ping: 70/90 ms

I do not have a firewall (I only have Nod32) and Windows firewall is dsabled

I have a 20 mega connection.............

I already tryed the cmd command: netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled (nothing changed, same slow connection)
Dunno if needed but.. This is my PC:
Originary it was a HP PAvillon a6225.it. I changed only a few things, and Network Adapter is not in that list ;P (so i didn't change it)
Network Adapter: Intel(R) 82566DC-2 Gigabit #not really sure... 7 says this, but i do not remember the exact model#
CPU: Core 2 Quad Q6600 (K) 2,4 GHz (95W)
Chipset: Intel G33 Express
MotherBoard: Asus IPIBL-LA - HP/Compaq: Berkeley-GL8E
Ram: 4GB ddr2
VGA:Nvidia 240GT (Asus)
Hardisk: 500 GB SATA 3G (3,0 Gb/sec) 7200 rpm +2 External HDD:1tb & 500gb
Actually I do not have in mind other infos to add here.

Plz help! I cannot live without my 600kb/s 1mb/s RS download speed speed ;P

P.S. Sry 4 my bad english
P.S. Should I install HP Driver update utility?

A:Solved: Slow internet speed on my new W7Ultimate

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New PC with WIN 7, Norton Systemworks 360 V5 and Office 2010 Suite. Nothing else loaded.

My Outlook is running dreadfully slow when moving between folders, opening an email, closing one, etc.


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2100 CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4008 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, 1812 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 452287 MB; E: Total - 953865 MB, Free - 875799 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., P8H61-M LE/CSM
Antivirus: Norton 360, Updated and Enabled

A:Solved: Slow Speed in Outlook 2010 on New PC

Thoughts: Norton Systemworks 360 V5

Uninstall it then see if there is a marked improvement.

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So I'm having a very strange issue with my internet speed. My computer is practically brand new - got it April of this year. It is a Dell XPS One, 218GB hard drive. I still have over half my hard drive free. When I first got my computer, I had cable internet with a wired connection, never had any problems. Recently we had to temporarily move out of our house, and are staying with friends who have wireless internet. To start with, I connected just fine and internet ran great. But then it suddenly slowed dramatically - it is most noticeable with videos on sites like Hulu, YouTube, and with downloads. I can't watch videos at all, they are paused 90% of the time, and downloads are taking about 10x longer.

I checked all the other computers in the house, but mine is the only one having this problem. I did several system restores, tried uninstalling recently new programs, and it wasn't working, but then all of a sudden started working again. Thought I fixed it. But it came back a second time. This time, I tried removing several large folders on my hard drive (at that time, only had about 40GB free - managed to increase it to 112GB free), and immediately after that, it started working properly again. Thought I'd really figured it out.

Well, about a week ago, it did it again. Since then, I have done everything possible to speed up my computer. I did a full removal of Norton, replacing it with AVG. Ran a full system scan, it found and repaired 2 trojans. Downloade... Read more

A:Solved: Very sudden, dramatically slow internet speed

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since a week or so now my net has been going really really slow when it comes to browsing
whereas if i download files like on torrents etc they download at a proper rate so im not too sure whats
wrong.....any help would be much appreciated !
also getting high latency on wow...

A:Solved: Slow browsing speed....But downloading is fine

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I just got a new Lenovo Ideapad y500 a few days ago, and the internet speed has been incredibly slow from the get-go. Loading images on pages takes way longer than it should, I can't watch streaming videos that last 4 minutes without it pausing to buffer every 5-10 seconds. It took about 20 minutes to download a 50mb file. My 4 year old laptop loads everything way faster, especially when downloading files. I did a ping test on both and everything was about the same, except I got a download speed of .75 mb/s on the new laptop, and between 12-17 mb/s on the old laptop. My new laptop is up to date with the wireless drivers and I'm not sure what else to try to do to fix it.

Here are the speeds of the new laptop from speedtest.net
Ping: 25 ms
Download speed: .75 mbps
Upload speed: 4.10 mpbs

Edit: my wireless card is Intel Centrino Wireless N-2230 and the router is linksys wrt150n wireless-n

A:Solved: Slow download speed on brand new laptop

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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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Hello all,

Have been searching for days trying to figure my problem but can't find the solution.

ISP provides us with 20 mb/s download speed. Both [COLOR=blue !important][COLOR=blue !important]Toshiba [COLOR=blue !important]laptops[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR] used to be able to attain this but after reinstalling windows xp on this laptop, it can only achieve 8mb/s. The other laptop will get 20 mb/s whether connected wired or wireless. For the life of me cannot figure what has changed. I have installed all windows updates including SP3 and updated all drivers via Toshiba and Intel websites. It uses the Intel 3945b/g network card and the router is a motorola sbg 6580.

Here is what I have done so far:
Connecting wired will achieve 20mb/s so it has something to do with the wireless setup.
Have tried connecting to router with WPA, WPA2, and no encryption but makes no difference.
Testing right beside the router or 30ft away makes no difference.
Have uninstalled/reinstalled network card but made no difference

Any suggestions would be much appreciated. Thank you

A:Solved: Download Speed Fast One Laptop Slow Other

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