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Q: Solved: Slow Connection Speed

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?

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I'm not sure what is going on. I have an HP notebook model G61... 3 GB RAM 250 HD. AMD Duo-Core Processor. (basic laptop)

It has never acted up really before and my ISP says my connection is fine. I've ran AVG and Malewarebyte to see what is going on but nothing has been found.

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C:\Users\Ashley Barnaby>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : AshleyBarnaby
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : phub.net.cable.rogers.com

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : phub.net.cable.rogers.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 0C-EE-E6-C7-4E-CF
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::5004:4b47:6adc:bbeb%13(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.170(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : November-30-10 10:59:57 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : December-07-10 10:59:57 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 3196... Read more

A:Solved: Slow Internet Connection, but it says i'm connected and speed is fine.

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Hello all,
I'm hoping someone can help me. This is my first post. I have been fighting my internet speeds for several weeks now, and Verizon wireless has not been any help. I have a HP Pavillion running XP Media Center. I use a wireless usb modem like you would on a laptop, only I use it on a desktop, so it never moves. I have great cellular signal with it, but my speeds stink up the place. I test at speedtest.net. I have run spybot S&D to try to clean up any spyware (didn't find much), I have run Windows Definder. I have done all the normal disk clean up, scan disk, ect. Here is my HijackThis file:
Any ideas to try would be extremely appreciated.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:55:49 PM, on 6/21/2010
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\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InterVideo\... Read more

A:Solved: Slow internet speed on Verizon Wireless connection

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Hi!
I have been having a major issue with my internet.

I will try to provide as much information as possible.

First of all:
-I have cable internet, my ISP is Charter
-I have 2 Computers. 1 Laptop and 1 Desktop. And i have an old desktop computer.

Tech Specs.>

Laptop:XPS M1530, customized at www.dell.com than 2 months old
-Its OS is Windows Vista Home Premium
-Processor: Intel Core, 2 Duo, T8300 @ 2.4GHz
-RAM/Memory:4GB
-64 bit operating system
-500GB of Hardrive space

Desktop(new): Studio XPS 435MT
-Its OS is Windows Vista Home Premium
-Processor: Intel Core, i7 920 @2.67 GHz
-RAM/Memory:6GB
-64 bit operating system
-1TB of Hardrive Space(1000~GB)

Desktop(old)ell Dimension 8200
-Its OS is Windows XP
-Processor: N/A(i am somewhat unable to use the machine at the moment, thus we purchased new computers...)
-RAM/Memory:256MB
-less than 40GB of Hardrive Space
*Both have McAfee

Ok, so the problem. I am able to connect both the laptop and the desktop(new) to the internet through my modem and what not. However, during web browsing, online gaming(even the simplest of games that only require as little as a dial-up connection.), downloading, and updating. When im browsing the web, Internet Exploror and Mozilla Firefox say that they cannot display the webpage(the typical) Task manager reads out a 100Mbps network speed for "Local Area Connection. It also reads out that the state is "connected". Under Control Panel, in Network and Sharing center it says im am co... Read more

A:Solved: New Computer Has Slow Internet connection, I have Hi-Speed Cable?

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Help :>

My browser connection speed dropped to about 2kb/second after a power outage.

I just did a full format of the drive and a clean install of XP Pro.

No Antivirus or Firewall loaded yet.

XP Firewall is not enabled.

HiJackThis looks ok

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:57:04 AM, on 2/24/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3, v.3300 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.3300)
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:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\telnet.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: @xpsp3res.dll,-20001 - {e2e2dd38-d088-4134-82b7-f2ba38496583} - C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe

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End of file - 1245 bytes

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Currently, my connection speed is 288 KBits/Sec by 448 KBits/Sec (which is much slower than it should be). Now, I'm not completely certain exactly what my actual speed should be, but I believe my download speed was around 1 MB/Sec, not sure about my upload speed, though.

So anyway, I don't have any viruses or spyware or anything. And everything's connected properly, too. It's been like this for a couple days now, and I have no idea what's wrong. I'd really appreciate some help.
 

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try this:

www.dsltreports.com/tweaks
 

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I have a AMD k-6 3d now 950 mhz with 128 MB of ram, Windows ME, IE 5.5.
The one problem I have is VERY slow connection speed (21,600 b/sec)
I have tried
Download accelerator
Easy mtu
Going over my settings
Dissconnecting all the phones in my house
Moving the computer to a different phone jack
Did I miss something ?
When I download from the internet I get a D/L speed of .7k to 1.5k.
BTW my ISP is SERV.NET
When I asked the phone Co: about analog to digital converters they had on the line, no one there would give me a straight answer
They said they did not know what I was talking about
As for getting a high speed line I live 6 miles from my central office so that's out of the question EVEN IF THEY HAD IT WHICH THEY DON'T.
Cable internet is 2-3 years away from me.
I don't know how old the phone lines are here but they are OLD.
I'd switch ISP's but there are onlt 2 local for me and the other one is worse than the one I'm with now.

Any help will be taken
Thank you (in advance)
Dr. Cthulhu
 

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Hi,I have a big problem with my HP 250 G4. Every few minutes my connection speed drops to very low value and after some time it rise again. Wi-Fi signal is always at highest level. My W-Fi network card is Realtek RTL8723BE 802.11 bgn Wi-Fi Adapter and operating system is Windows 10 64-bit. I tried to install new drivers or changing channel in router configuration but it didn't help. Smartphones that are connected to this network work fine.Any ideas what is the problem?Greetings!

A:HP 250 G4 - slow connection speed.

hi . if you get good signal then there is not problem with your wifi card    try to connect the lan cable instead of wifi .. you will get more speed with the cable   or  try to restart your router and then reconnect   ... also  if you get slow internet connection .. disable windows updates ..this may cause the slow connection    

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i'm having problem with my current ICS...
my connection is running at 512mbps
11pcs are connected...
I'm using a d-link 16port hub/switch ... no router
i have 2 NIC cards on my server and only using the winxp firewall...
my connection runs fine when running on a single pc but when the connection is shared it's almost impossible to browse the net and play online games.
I've been having this problem for almost a week now...
i've tried scanning for spywares and viruses but the've turned out fine.
tried formatting HD's and called ISP but still the same problem.
I've been running this network for 8mos. now without any poroblem not until now.
PLEASE GIVE SOME IDEAS ON WHERE THE PROBLEM LIES...
i;m thinkingit could be a hardware problem...COULD BE THE HUB???
 

A:ICS slow connection speed....

YIKES! 11 machines on a 512kbit connection? I'm surprised you view the performance as "fine".

Does the performance degrade as you add machines, or fall off immediately when you add the second one?

What is the exact model of your hub/switch? Have you tried pulling the computer connections one at a time to see if one is affecting the network?
 

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I'm not sure if i need a new modem or if there is some setting i can change that will speed my modem up. When i connect to the net on my computer, the best connection i can get is 19,200. When connecting with a different computer of the same speed on the same line, the connection rate is 26,400. Is there a setting i can change somewhere in Win98, or is my modem fried?
 

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GO TO (CONTROL PANEL) SELECT (MODEM) HIGHLIGHT YOUR MODEM AND SELECT (PROPERTIES) THEN CHECK YOUR CONECTION SPEED AND TRY PUTTING IT AT THE HIGHEST SETTING AND SEE IF THAT WORKS (IT HAS MADE A DIFFRENCE FOR ME IN THE PAST
 

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Hi,

I wanted to know if there is any way to optimize my computer's connection speed. I play a lot of Xbox Live on my 360 and I have a desktop computer. Lately my connection speed on Xbox Live has been pretty bad. I called Xbox Live Support to see if it was my xbox, or my ISP. They told me it had something to do with my ISP. I currently live near Rochester, New York and the only affordable plan (to my knowledge) is Roadrunner Online. I did a speed test and got these results:


I am not good with down/upload speeds, and do not know if that is ok or really really bad. I wanted to know if anyone has any general information on how to make my connection speed better for gaming on my 360 and for web browsing in general. Thanks!
 

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I'm supposed to have broadband of upto 8 Mbps, but these days the most I ever get is 300-500 Kbps. Now I know it can depend on where you live, but it's been up to 2 and 3 Mbps in the past.

Anyone have any idea what could be wrong?
 

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I am experiencing extreme slow connection speeds with Internet Explorer. In addition, pages are downloading in sections once connected. Pages with heavy images, videos, etc (like myspace, ebay) are taking even longer to connect / download and often cause my computer to lock-up. I often get 'program not responding' when attempting to close these sites. This is a new problem. I have tried disk clean-up, defragmenters, deleting temporary internet files, etc. and nothing has helped. My OS is Windows XP. I've also run a virus scan and everything checks out fine. Any suggestions on what could be causing this recent problem?

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Hello and welcome to TSF

Do you have these problems in any other browsers? Please try one of the below (both are free):

Firefox
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
Opera
http://www.opera.com/

also do you have this problem running with no add-ons:

Click Start, All programs, Accessories, System tools and click on Internet Explore (No Addons)

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Hi I am running Windows XP, IE 6 and Outlook Express 6. I got this new computer on Friday and connected to the internet at 44/45kbos on Friday and Saturday. On Sunday (and since then) I can only connect at 31.2kbps. I have checked with Freeserve and dialled up using different numbers and always get 31.2, they say it must be something on my pc slowing it down but there is nothing on it as it is brand new.

I have run pc pitstop and it says I have a very poor connection speed but the changes it recommended haven't helped.

I have double checked all my internet settings with Freeserve and they are all correct, they can see no reason for my slow connection speed.

I have disconnected and reconnected about twenty times a day since Sunday morning but always get 31.2.

I have checked the phone lines and there are no problems there. Can anyone help solve this mystery please before I go insane?!
 

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I am posting this for a friend.

he is on a 2 year old Dell with XP.
he and I are on the same dial-up ISP and live two blocks apart. when i log on to the internet i get a connection speed that averages 45Kbps. when he logs on hes lucky to get 16 Kbps. usually its around 8 to 10. terribly aggravating.

i say its his modem speed is set too low. but then what do i know?

could anyone offer some suggestion? A cure possibly?

We would apprieciate it, thanks all.
 

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Well, since you're both in the same neighborhood, I'd guess it's probably his phone line, jack, etc. There is a minimum speed the phone company is supposed to provide, but I don't remember what it is. I'd recommend he call the phone company and ask them to run a check on his line for noise, signal, etc. He should al;so check his phone line jack or try plugging the modem into a different jack if there's one available.
 

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Still working on daughter's computer with slow connection speed.[28-33k] I have found a program=" Comet Cursor." What is it/ what does it do/ CAN it SLOW the computer down?
 

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I just switched over from Earthlink to a local ISP and enjoy the
lack of spam but I have a dial up modem that is a Gateway
telepath for windows fax modem with x2 and I only achieve
28,000 with the new local ISP.

New drivers don't get me anywhere and the local ISP, nice as they are, does not seem to have an answer to a faster connection.

There is only one access number for my area so changing it is not an option.

Anyone out there have any thoughts on how I can get a better connection.

Thanks,
skyman

PS... Been a ling time since on.
 

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Just curious what were you connecting at prior to switching to the local ISP?

DS
 

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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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Hi.

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:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/2276053238.png

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 recently installed an Actiontec 56kPCI Pro modem and cannot connect to the internet at more than 28.8. I have tried reseating the modem, I downloaded new drivers from Actiontec. I have uninstalled and reinstalled several times. I tried entering connection strings in the extra settings area and I have set it to connect only at 56. It still connects at 28.8. My ISP checked my connection and says its not the phone line and not them. I even tried connecting to another ISP with the same results. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
 

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I have a Wireless N network card on my pc and i have a wireless N router (not N certified) and i'm getting a connection speed of 48.0 mbps. I believe this is slower than wireless G. My network card is Realtek RTL8190 wireless (came with my computer) and i have a Linksys WRT120N wireless N router. I found nothing when i Googled my network card and i found nothing about it other than drivers.

A:wifi connection speed slow.

any body?

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Hi can anyone help me with this annoying problem, i've got broadband as an internet connection but loading images or viewing video on website can be very slow for broadband connection i'm behind a firewall but it still shouldnt affect the speed to that extent, i experience the problem as well on msn messenger whn transferring a file is real slow as well as accepting files frm people on msn....... all help will be appreciated, thnks
 

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Okay it's safe to say when it comes to things like this, im pretty much useless!

For the past 2 weeks now my internet has been running incredibly slow, never had a problem with it in the past. I have checked the firmware of the router (all up to date) reset it god knows how many times and its just not improving in the slightest.

I have also took my laptop to a friends house (make sure there wasn't a problem with that) and it was running completely fine! It's driving me insane, safe to say BT are no help at all.

My current router is: BT Home Hub 3 - Software version 4.7.5.1.83.8.94.1.37 (Type A)

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

I should also add, we use several devices with the internet and it's running slow on all of them (iPad, Mobile, Xbox). I did think maybe we are using too much, but even when a single device is connected its as slow as ****. So yea!

HELP!
 

A:Slow Internet Connection Speed! HELP!

Please post your results from a SpeedTest.
 

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Hello Tech Support Gang,
I have 20mbps TimeWarner Cable internet.

I have a Motorola Surfboard extreme cable modem SB6141 and a TRENDne tAC1750 Dual Band Wireless Router.

When I use http://www.speedtest.net/ on my pc I get 20mbps download speeds. This is wireless and through the router.

However, my Vizio M651D-A2R TV and PS3 both experience limited internet speeds... 9mbps or slower when I test their connections.

The internet connection affects my viewing of 3d and super highdef videos on netflix. When I try to play 3d the message indicates my connection is not fast enough.

I then plugged my TV directly into the cable modem... there was no impact on download speed. So it is not the router.

My next step is to try using my PC as a proxy like explained here: http://www.ps3hax.net/showthread.php?t=34192

Ideally I would not have to do that. Any suggestions?

Thanks!!!
 

A:Slow connection speed on Vizio TV and PS3

Are you sure those two devices have 100/10 Mbps ethernet; not 10 Mbps ethernet adapter?
 

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a couple days ago or so i hopped on bf3, and reallized that it was going super slow, i got on fb, and pages werent loading, i whent to speedtest.net and that took awhile to load also, so i finnaly ran a speed test, TWC gave me a 26.6 mbps download and .96 upload. that is astronomically slow seeing as how i am running a wired connection on a 50mbps connection. i ran anti virus, came up with nothing, i am cleaning up trash and have reset the network multiple timee, i am running out of options if some one knows somthing else i might try id appreciate it

A:Connection speed astronomically slow

Actually, that should be pretty fast, Thornton.

I have a 5.15 Mbps connection speed, and it isn't too shabby. Perhaps there is something else going on here.

Try this tutorial out: Internet Troubleshooting Guide

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Hi,

Up until two days ago, my laptop was working fine. It is a Lenovo Y530 running Windows 7.

I stayed at a hotel over the weekend. They had open wireless that then required I enter the hotel's weekly username and password. It worked fine the first night.

The second night it stopped working. I was unable to connect successfully; I would connect, and then I would receive the "Unidentified Network" with a yellow hazard triangle in the wireless menu.

I assumed it had something to do with the hotel. But when I returned home, I could not connect to either of my home networks, or a neighbor's connection.

This morning I connected via ethernet, and looked for solutions. The only change I made was to flush DNS. When I removed the ethernet connection, I was able to connect via Wifi.

That only lasted a couple minutes before my connection dropped. Now it disconnects and reconnects every couple of minutes.

I opened my laptop up to see if there were any loose wires connecting to the wireless adapter - I had been running around with my laptop in a backpack the day before - but there weren't any issues.

Some other symptoms are that I can sometimes only see a fraction of the available networks at once; I know there are many wireless networks around my house (~12), but sometimes I can only see three or five. Also, a speedtest used to give ~20/5 download/upload, but I now am receiving .23/.14. Most alarming is that I can sometimes only see one of my own home ... Read more

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I used to get connection speeds of 38 to 42 but suddenly, for no apparent reason, I am getting speeds of 18 to 22. The only thing I can think of is that one of the automatic Windows updates changed something. Any ideas?
 

A:suddenly slow connection speed

connection speeds of what? kps? mbps? is a dial up? dsl? wireless? isdn? connection
 

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I am using Windows XP Home Edition and a Smart Link 56kbps modem. I don't have a very good internet connection speed any ideas to help?
 

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I hope you kind folks can help with a very exasperating problem

I have a Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium computer between 2 and 3 years old.

Internet Explorer is my preferred browser and I am up to date with IE 11. (I know)
I also use Chrome and Firefox.
For a while now, they all are very sluggish to non-responsive.

I have Windstream DSL and it's 12 Mbs and runs fairly close to the stated speed most of the time.
Some things I do that helps some but only temporarily are:
Run Malwarebytes and it always comes up clean.
Run Superantispyware and usually get several hundred adware things which I clean.
I have run Ccleaner way more than I ever have.

Examples of issues are:
In IE, I get frequent page is not responding or just freezing up.

I have just started "casting" from Chrome to my Chromecast.
From my computer, the playback is jerky.
From a different computer it plays fine.

This is frustrating.
Otherwise the computer functions fairly well.
I keep it clean of garbage but still having this issue that has been terrible for about a week now

Thanks
 

A:All browsers slow but good connection speed

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Recently My connection speed on My wireless card has dropped down to about 28-36mbps. I used to run at a constant 54mbps. Windows connection wizard thing tells me I'v got a good connection with the router. Any Ideas? Its beginning to affect the performance on my PC.
 

A:Slow connection speed with Linksys Wmp54g

Have you tried changing channels? That's the first thing to try, this is frequently wireless interference.
 

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Hello guys, I bought a new laptop a few days back, but the internet has not been working as it should on it.

I can barely connect to the internet, and the signal is really weird. If I sit in my couch with my laptop the internet is barely working, though if I move about 10inches it will start to disconnect, reconnect, acting up, or not even work at all. Even if I move even further away I can still see my internet coming up on the list over available internetconnections.

I'm using an Atheros AR5B97 Wireless Network Adapter, and whenever I try to troubleshoot my internetconnection a message saying "Problem with wireless adapter or access point - Fixed"

After running a troubleshoot and getting this message the internet will reconnect and work properly as it should be for 10-20 seconds, before returning to act up.

I have tried to reinstall the driver (latest version, atleast windows says so, but couldn't find any newer version online so I guess I'll have to trust windows on this one (?)). Also been trying diff. settings on powersaving, etc, but with no results yet.

I've had several computers, much older ones, all able to connect to my internet with no problems at all, no matter where in the house I would be.

Help. :-(

A:New laptop + slow internet connection speed ++

Whats the make and model of laptop? With this information we can try and find the correct drivers for you. It's all ways best to get the latest drivers from the actual vendors and not through MS updates.

Also, there could be some sort of interference from other appliances and electrical wiring.

What type of router are you using? Have you tried changing the channel on the router?

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Running

version 11099 6a bit Pro
Firefox
Avast premium
Router Asus AC1900
Please note system specs are for another computer.

Firefox is running at it's normal speed but when I try to connect to ANY website it seems to take forever to connect.
My wife's laptop running the normal release of 10 has same problem.
Have tried everything i can think of but no success.
Any help would be appreciated,

Brian

A:Internet connection very slow, speed normal.

Possible ISP or router settings since both systems do it, ever try contacting your provider ? How about other browsers except Firefox ?

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Hi,

About 2 weeks ago I noticed my internet connection (DSL) was much slower than usual. My ISP (Verizon) assures me the problem is not on their end. The download speed is as expected (~1300 kbps), but the upload speed is just ~8 kbps and should be much higher than this. They suggested there might be a spyware problem.

System info: Dell Dimension 4600, 2.8 GHz Pentium4, 1 GB RAM, 250 GB HD, Windows XP Pro (SP3), running Norton Internet Security, AdAware Free Anniversary edition, Spybot Search&Destroy.

HJT results below.

Questions:
1. Is the slow "internet connection" the result of the slow upload?
2. How can I fix the upload speed?
3. Do I have a malware problem?

Thanks.

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Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:57:27 PM, on 2/28/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16791)
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\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton Internet Security\Engine\16.2.0.7\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\NORTON... Read more

A:Slow internet connection; download speed OK

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RELEVANCY SCORE 55.2

Recently my connection speed has been slower n slower....sometimes it is slow until cant do anything....i try to clean up my laptop from spyware n virus but the problem continues...Anybody knows about this problem n can help me with this???
 

A:Connected but extremely slow connection speed...Help!!!

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Hie ,

wantted to know how to resolve slow speeds while a person is connected useing a dailup connection on a windows xp and windows me ..
 

A:Slow Connection Speed - Dailup - Winxp

There is not a lot you can do -though - You don't say what the speed is. If it is 35+k then you are in the ballpark with everyone else.
 

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Hello,

So i come from a different house with 24mbps download speed which worked perfectly. a day after i went to another house and connected to the internet and i was only getting .20 mbps download. my siblings were getting 6 mbps download. we were all using wireless connections.

My operating system is Windows 7 64 bit.
We are in the same room when we are connected to the internet.

Ive run virus scans

system restore

going 1 inch away from the modem

all these didnt help.

i believe the isp is comcast and my internal wireless card is Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter

My siblings card is atheros.

If you know how to get my speed up to par thatd be much appreciated, thanks

(All drivers are updated and i never have a lot of programs running at the same time.)
 

A:Very Slow on internet speed on a good connection.

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Thanks for all your patient help in the past and, hopefully, this time.
It was recommended that I post here after this thread.

"I have a Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium computer between 2 and 3 years old.

Internet Explorer is my preferred browser and I am up to date with IE 11. (I know)
I also use Chrome and Firefox.
For a while now, they all are very sluggish to non-responsive.

I have Windstream DSL and it's 12 Mbs and runs fairly close to the stated speed most of the time.
Some things I do that helps some but only temporarily are:
Run Malwarebytes and it always comes up clean.
Run Superantispyware and usually get several hundred adware things which I clean.
I have run Ccleaner way more than I ever have.

Examples of issues are:
In IE, I get frequent page is not responding or just freezing up.

I have just started "casting" from Chrome to my Chromecast.
From my computer, the playback is jerky.
From a different computer it plays fine.

This is frustrating.
Otherwise the computer functions fairly well.
I keep it clean of garbage but still having this issue that has been terrible for about a week now"

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) Pentium(R) CPU G630 @ 2.70GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 6050 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics Family, -1988 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 1418842 MB, Free - 512587 MB; D: Tota... Read more

A:All browsers slow but good connection speed

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Hello

I've been noticing a slower than normal connection/download speeds for youtube videos. All other file and video streaming sites and file downloads use my full bandwidth speed while youtube sometimes streams at half or less my full bandwidth speed. I use youtube's stats for nerds connection speed and task manager for my readings.

Things I've noticed with youtube:
1. The more youtube videos I watch the slower/lower the connection speed is for youtube videos. I don't have this problem with other sites.
2. Deleting the cookies for google.com and youtube.com along with the temporary internet files doesn't restore full connection speed.
3. A larger file cache is used when you select your quality manually vs auto with the same quality.

Things I have changed in windows:
1. Change Maximum Download Connections per Server Limit in Internet Explorer is set to 16 in group policy.
2. Limit reserved bandwidth is set to On and 0% in group policy.
3. Internet explorer data space to use is set to 1024MB.

Thanks

A:Youtube slow connection speed IE11

It looks like deleting the google and youtube cookies and temporary internet files doesn't restore full connection speed to youtube videos.

After some further troubleshooting I found that it's either youtube or my isp(TWC) throttling down the connection speed for youtube streaming. I've also tried openDNS and a youtube faster connection trick, but neither did anything. Connection speeds can go as low as 1/3rd of my internet bandwidth when starting to watch a video even though speed tests show correct speeds.

Other things I should try?
1. Reset ie 11. My guess is this would do nothing as other video stream services like amazon prime and other video sites don't have this problem.
2. Install google chrome to compare it to ie 11?

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I'm not sure what is going on. I have an HP notebook model G61... 3 GB RAM 250 HD. AMD Duo-Core Processor. (basic laptop)

It has never acted up really before and my ISP says my connection is fine. I've ran AVG and Malewarebyte to see what is going on but nothing has been found.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Ashley Barnaby>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : AshleyBarnaby
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : phub.net.cable.rogers.com

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : phub.net.cable.rogers.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 0C-EE-E6-C7-4E-CF
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::5004:4b47:6adc:bbeb%13(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.170(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : November-30-10 10:59:57 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : December-07-10 10:59:57 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 3196... Read more

A:Slow Internet Connection, but it says i'm connected and speed is fine.

Open Internet Explorer. Click Tools > Internet Options > Connections > Lan settings > Proxy server > Advanced > delete proxy server settings > click OK > uncheck all boxes > click OK.

In Firefox, click Tools > Options... > General > Advanced > Network > Settings > delete proxy settings > select No proxy > click OK.
 

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I recently clean installed windows 7 on an ssd i bought for my custom built computer and after installing all the updates and every driver has even been updated to the latest, I still have slow internet speeds and that's with my ethernet and wirless adapter.

I have google just about everything and can't seem to find how to fix this, but some help would be every appreciated.

Also, I'm not sure which specs and info you need to know for this but just tell me what you need to know and I'll post it in the next reply.

A:Slow internet speed with wired and wireless connection

Use this to test your internet speed and see if you are getting what you are paying for.

Speedtest.net by Ookla - The Global Broadband Speed Test

What internet method are you using? (DSL, Cable ect.)

From your specs.






Quote:
Antivirus none
Browser Chrome


No anti virus is not wise.

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I installed Windows 7 on a new build about a month and a half ago. I downloaded many programs during the first week, but have not made many changes since. I started noticing the problem in the last week or two.
My browser speeds are getting increasingly slow. I use Firefox, but tried iExplorer once the problem started. The same issues exist one iE. It?s especially noticeable on various shopping sites that load a lot of small product pictures. The images will be extremely slow to load or the site my say loading for 10 minutes and never completely load. Opening gmail is getting slower or won?t load at all. Things that would load in a second now take minutes or fail to load completely at all.

This was happening off and on I think, but it is now a continuous problem. I have run speed test several times, but my connection speeds are consistently high. I haven?t had any connection issues with any online gaming. The issue seems to be restricted to internet browsers. I have another computer connected to the same network that loads the same pages extremely fast that this computer can?t load in minutes now.

I didn?t have any AV software or anti-spyware running when the problem began. I have tried some programs after the fact. AVG full scan came back clean. Malwarebytes full scan detected and removed one trojan in a bit torrent P2P download folder. Threat Fire hasn?t detected anything.

I appreciate any guidance.

A:Extremely slow browsers despite high connection speed

Something I forgot to note. I have noticed that when it is slowest, closing tabs in Firefox is not instant. I have also noticed that switching to private browsing on Firefox can eliminate at times, but the problem still exists other times.

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i have recently gone from having 2mbps broadband to nearly 7mbps broadband but the web pages seem to take alot longer to load especially if they are new pages that i have not visited before. i was wondering what the reason for this could be?? i thought that if the internet connection was faster then webpages would load faster too. could it be something to do with IE7 although i had no problems with it when i had the slower connection. any help with this would be welcomed.

A:high speed internet connection slow website loading IE7

have u scanned 4 any viruses/spyware?

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I got a:

PCI-E Wireless 802.11n 150Mbps Network Interface Card

So It somewhat works but only a 2 MBPS download speed I know that my wireless network gives off 30 MBPS as my old external wireless USB was getting, but that is broke.

With that broke all I have left is the internal card with slow speed, Unable to render youtube in HD.

Windows shows the internal card has a strong connection of full bars but still slow speed.

Tried updating drivers for it through device manager but none available, So why is it so slow?

P.S. There is room for 2 antennas but having the 2 in makes no difference as It still works with 1, strange.

A:PCI-E internet card not working well, Slow speed / Connection loss

Still got the issue , Tried Uninstalling the device and detecting the device again , result = Still slow

Tried looking for new drivers = none found

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Hi,I have just bought new hp notebook 17-x014nm (i3). It was free dos so I installed win7 64bit. Friend of mine (since I'm an amateur) installed bunch of drivers and it all seemed ok (except problems with spontaneous changing display graphics, I was told because it has AMD & Intel graphics, or something like that... but he fixed it)Now I see that wifi connection is extremely slow - when I try to download it's 70/80 kbps, although signal quality is excellent and speed is reported 48 Mbps. I tried it on other network, it's the same. And this new laptop (8GB RAM, 256 SSD...) is supposed to be much better then the old one, but the old one was much faster. Could it be something with wifi driver? Or any other idea how to fix this, please?

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Hi all,
I have windows 7 home premium and internet explorer 9 installed with norton antivirus protection.

My problem.

Since about a week ago i have been suffering from wireless drop out and extremely slow internet in my bedroom via wireless where it used to be good. I tried to update my malbytes earlier and it was still on 0% downloaded after 5 mins before connection cut.
I am writing this in the study where the router is based just to be able to load pages and have a better change of less dropping which it still doing next to the router!

Any ideas guys as this come along all of a sudden and i cant find anything.

Many Thanks

Paul

A:Constantly slow internet speed and dropping of wireless connection.

Hi please close thread as it turned out to be the router at fault and now everything is fine again.

Thank you

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Hi,
I have an HP laptop and am running XP Service pack 3, default browser is Firefox which is up to date.
My computer becomes very slow when I connect and download from the internet.
When using Process Hacker and clicking on the Network Tab, I find up to a dozen Firefox entries. I am able to close most of these entries, but they then just open up immediately, repeatedly.
In addition, when using Task manager, my CPU graph will show usage of say 50%, but when I look at the processes and the cpu usage there, it cold be as low as 2%.
Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
Regards
summers

A:Intenet connection being hijacked & my computer & download speed slow

Hello summersa,

Welcome to Bleeping Computer.
My name is fireman4it and I will be helping you with your Malware problem.

Please take note of some guidelines for this fix:
Refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools.
   If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing.
   Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean".
In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Follow This Topic.I suggest you click it and select Immediate E-Mail notification and click on Follow This Topic. This way you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.

   Finally, please reply using the Post  button in the lower right hand corner of your screen. Do not start a new topic. The logs that you post should be pasted directly into the reply, unless they do not fit into the post.
  I will be analyzing your log. I will get back to you with instructions.   Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to your Desktop.Note: You need to run the version compatible with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them ... Read more

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