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At one point do you assume its your ISP causing slow speeds?

Q: At one point do you assume its your ISP causing slow speeds?

Been helping a lot of customers and I hear it all. They almost always say its their ISP. They refuse its is their computers or router. Agressively refuse to try a direct connection into their modem. Not even knowing the speed they are paying for exactly.

So at what point after you have tried everything to figure out what is causing speed/wireless issues do you assume it must be the ISP?

Then how do you convince the customer as well?

After I have usually tried all of this:
Running netstat -b 5>activity.log to get a list of connected programs.
Running sfc /scannow
Checking the signal strength
Broadcasting the SSID
Disabling the firewall
Clearing the browsers
Checking for virsuses and spyware
Attempting a direct connection to the modem
Checking physical connections
Error Check under my computer
Defrag
a few registry fixes...


Then my way of showing proof are with several speed test like on speakeasy.com and testmy.net.

How about you?

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A: At one point do you assume its your ISP causing slow speeds?

It is the ISP most of the time.
Many times the ISP signal is reduced by the number of computer on the connection in that neighborhood...
The slick thing so many ISP's are now doing is connecting new customers at 1.5 Gbps... which quickly reduces to 70 or 80 kbps... We see ComCast as low as 72 when they promise 1.5...
There are sells who promise 4 Gbps who are only providing 2.8... then divide that down...

Take a close look at what they are really providing, and how much that signal drops when the neighborhood is online... Examine Comcast, Dkaota, Cox, Verizona, Netzero, AT&T, Starband, WildBlue, Charter, Earthlink, AOL, Qwest, Covad, AOL, Earthlink...
All or nearly all of them are NOT providing what they promise when you test them with accurate equipment... They cannot... the demands are simply too great...

Threaten them and they drop your customers... look at the fine print in the contract.

This is a major issue that will only get worse, and in out area of US, Mexico, Arizona Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon, they are all liars... intentionally....

It will not change until users raise hell.

Test using accurate eqjuipment then faise a fuss, and ti will co up... for a while.

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Been helping a lot of customers and I hear it all. They almost always say its their ISP. They refuse its is their computers or router. Agressively refuse to try a direct connection into their modem. Not even knowing the speed they are paying for exactly.

So at what point after you have tried everything to figure out what is causing speed/wireless issues do you assume it must be the ISP?

Then how do you convince the customer as well?

After I have usually tried all of this:
Running netstat -b 5>activity.log to get a list of connected programs.
Running sfc /scannow
Checking the signal strength
Broadcasting the SSID
Disabling the firewall
Clearing the browsers
Checking for virsuses and spyware
Attempting a direct connection to the modem
Checking physical connections
Error Check under my computer
Defrag
a few registry fixes...
Then my way of showing proof are with several speed test like on speakeasy.com and testmy.net.

How about you?
 

A:At one point do you assume its your ISP causing slow speeds?

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Hey guys,

I recently put together a new 64-bit Windows 8 Build. Everything is running fine except my Ethernet connection.

I use the build in my office and my co-workers are consistently getting download speeds of 30+Mbps using speedtest.net. Unfortunately, my speeds were around 5Mbps.

I narrowed down the issue to a network driver conflict. After downloading and installing the latest drivers from Realtek, my internet speeds jumped to 30+Mbps on Speedtest. The only issue is everytime I reboot the computer, the same problem occurs. I have to fiddle around with device manager disabling/uninstalling the default drivers and/or reinstalling the Realtek drivers.

Windows keeps reverting back to the signed older driver causing the issue, instead of the newer unsigned version from Realtek.

Anyone can help?

My issue is very similar to this:

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/window...

But none of the solutions there seem to work

A:Windows 8 Ethernet Driver Causing Slow Download Speeds

Windows Update is probably the culprit - try disabling it (Windows key +X > Control Panel > Windows Update > Change settings), restart, and then check the drivers. If that is the problem you can either leave it disabled, which means you would have to update manually (ie., you have to initiate the Windows Update process yourself), or you can change the setting to "Check for updates but allow me to choose whether to download and install them".

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I am experiencing very slow speeds when i try to play games such as World of Warcraft and Call of Duty 4, like, my internet isn't capped, and it used to run both these games fine, but now its just non stop lag, these are my system specs.

processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU 3.00GHz
RAM: 3.00 GB
video card: nVidia 8500gt
operation system: vista 32 bit

my internet is meant to be decent but the ******* is dropping out heaps
i dont know if any of this has anything to do with vista or not, but hopefully someone can give me some info, cheers.

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My computer has extremely slow download speeds, upload speeds are fine. Ping is always at ~10-20ms. (to Google) The problem has nothing to do with, my ISP, my router, my type of connection. I know this for a fact.


I've tried multiple network adapters. USB WiFi, integrated WiFi, connecting through another PC via ethernet, they all give the same result.

I'm guessing this is a problem with some software on the PC itself, as it seems to not be a hardware problem.

All other devices on the network have perfectly fine speeds, including Ethernet and WiFi connected devices.
I also cannot connect this PC to Ethernet, would take hours.

Any ideas on how to fix this?

Any and all help is greatly appreciated, thank you.

A:Slow download speeds, Fast upload speeds. Other devices are fine.

In device manager check the status of devices under Network Adapters

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Hi there, i was wondering if you could help me this problem i've been having for the past 3 days now. I recently downgraded from Vista to XP, and ever since then i've had download speeds of 5kb/s or less. Before now, i couldn't get onto anywebsites because it would time out, things like www.yahoo.com would take about 5 minutes to open properly. I did notice that when i was asked which partition to install XP on there was 2 sub partitions on the C drive for some reason. Anyway long story short, i managed to fix it by using the format option from booting the pc with the vista installation disk, then put xp in etc.
So, browsing speeds are normal for me, but i can't get on my online games because it just times out due to the slow download speeds, and anything large in size takes extremely long to download even with internet download manager, I've been waiting 10+ minutes for windows live messenger to finish downloading and installing and it still hasn't done so.
If you could have a look at my hijack this log and let me know what you see wrong it'd be much appreciated thanks.
Not sure if this is to do with a virus, ran AVG, Malawarebytes etc and they haven't picked anything up.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:30:26 AM, on 8/18/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.... Read more

A:Browsing speeds are fine, download and upload speeds are very slow.

Doing a Panda Security Activescan right now, telling me at 25% it's already found over 100 infections.
 

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My new HP laptop 15-ac114nx [Intel Core i3 @ 2.00GHz, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD] running Windows 10 64 bit has a serious wifi problem. Ever since I have bought the laptop Wifi internet speeds seem to be comparitively very slow on battery than when plugged in. I have a 20 Mbps connection which provides a reasonable browsing and download speed on all my other devices. The issue with this laptop is that when running on battery and connected using wifi even opening a webpage such as facebook or youtube takes an awfully lot of time lets say like 5 to 10 seconds and sometimes much more, whereas if I do the same with the power cord plugged in, the web pages appear as soon as I click their links(i.e. Vey Fast/Instantaneously).  To add further clarity to the situation I tested the download speed of a particular file while running on battery and with the cord plugged in. I started the download of a file [Java Development Kit ~ 160MB] using chrome with the cord plugged in and navigated to the chrome downloads page to monitor the download progress. The download speed was about 1000-1200 Kbps. Midway through the download I removed the power cord. Immediately the speeds dropped down to 20-30Kbps and sometimes even much lower.  After approximately 10 seconds I plugged the cord back in and wow the download speed went back up to approx a 1000 Kbps. After sometime I removed the cord again and as a result the speed dropped down again. Plugged the cord again and it rose back up. NOw this c... Read more

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Hey, I'm having really slow speeds surfing the internet, watching videos on sites like youtube, and downloading files. So i went to Speedtest.net and found that my download speeds are only 1.3 mbps!! my upload is fine, around 5 mbps. I dunno what the issue could be! I am wirelessly connected to the router, but the signal strength is fine. Attatched is a screenshot from xirrus.
 

A:Slow Download Speeds, Upload Speeds fine

And your download speed with an ethernet connection to the router? Directly to the modem? What speed are you supposed to be getting?
 

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I am not sure whether this is the right place to ask: but here goes.

Here is my current configuration:

Main router : Linksys E4200.

Secondary router : Linksys EA2700.

ISP is Comcast with Blast so I am getting around 60Mb/s with Speedtest.net via Ethernet or WiFI when the Main computers , laptop and tablet are connected to the Primary router.

In order to get better signal strength at further away places, I configured the EA2700 as an Access point. I had to use the Bridge Mode in the EA2700 because that's the only option I was given with the new GUI .

I use 5 Ghz, 40mhz BW and N only band . I am the only one in the neighborhood using this Freq so there is no overlap per Inssider.

The problem is that when the laptop or the tablet is connected to the EA2700, I get only half the DL speed( 30mb/s) . I get the full speed when they are connected to the Primary Router. I use Inssider to monitor the connection.

I think the 'Bridgemode" in the Linksys EA2700 is a LAN-LAN mode so I should not be getting the reduced speed.
There don't seem to be any other way to configure the Router with the new GUI . Other modes available static IP and other connections which are not applicable. Linksys bridge mode automatically disables DHCP and other router functions and is the recommended way per the Manual with the new GUI.

Is this the best I can get from this mode? Would I be able to get better speeds by rolling back the firmware to Classical view and manually disablin... Read more

A:Need help re access point DL speeds

Originally Posted by sportflyer


I am not sure whether this is the right place to ask: but here goes.

Here is my current configuration:

Main router : Linksys E4200.

Secondary router : Linksys EA2700.

ISP is Comcast with Blast so I am getting around 60Mb/s with Speedtest.net via Ethernet or WiFI when the Main computers , laptop and tablet are connected to the Primary router.

In order to get better signal strength at further away places, I configured the EA2700 as an Access point. I had to use the Bridge Mode in the EA2700 because that's the only option I was given with the new GUI .

I use 5 Ghz, 40mhz BW and N only band . I am the only one in the neighborhood using this Freq so there is no overlap per Inssider.

The problem is that when the laptop or the tablet is connected to the EA2700, I get only half the DL speed( 30mb/s) . I get the full speed when they are connected to the Primary Router. I use Inssider to monitor the connection.

I think the 'Bridgemode" in the Linksys EA2700 is a LAN-LAN mode so I should not be getting the reduced speed.
There don't seem to be any other way to configure the Router with the new GUI . Other modes available static IP and other connections which are not applicable. Linksys bridge mode automatically disables DHCP and other router functions and is the recommended way per the Manual with the new GUI.

Is this the best I can get from this mode? Would I be able to get better speeds... Read more

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I have a linksys E3000 and I'm trying to use it as a second access point to my existing comcast network. Currently it is setup to copy the network security settings and I disabled the Linksys router's DHCP server. I have the routers hooked up LAN to LAN (about 50 feet through my basement). This works as a simple repeater but it has cut my wireless network speeds. I'm wondering how I can do something similar without cutting my WiFi speed. For reference I get 100-170 download with my computer plugged into the Linksys router and 20-50 over WiFi. I know almost nothing about networking so some help would be great
 

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I have been using uTorrent for downloading for several years now, and have always found it to be a great program. Recently I have been backing upmy music collection to Mediafire, and I am finding that when I have uTorrent running, file uploads to Mediafire are slowed down in a MAJOR way. Normally, a zipped album (of, say, 40 MB) will take approximately 10 minutes to upload to Mediafire, but when I'm running uTorrent, the same size file can take up to an HOUR to upload.

I wouldn't normally care, but I'm trying to seed the files I've downloaded via uTorrent, and that requires, of course, leaving the program open. But the slowdown in uploading other files on Mediafire is starting to drive me crazy. What could be causing this? If anyone has any ideas, I'd love to hear them.

Thanks in advance!

A:uTorrent causing slowdown in upload speeds?

All I know is this: Torrents are part of peer-to-peer file distribution systems used for sharing and transferring files within a large network of users. Using any peer-to-peer (P2P) or file sharing program (i.e. Limewire, eMule, Kontiki, BitTorrent, uTorrent) is a security risk which can make your system susceptible to a sm?rg?sbord of malware infections, remote attacks, and exposure of personal information.The reason for this is that file sharing relies on its members giving and gaining unfettered access to computers across the P2P network. This practice can make you vulnerable to data and identity theft, system infection and remote access exploit by attackers who can take control of your computer without your knowledge. Even if you change the risky default settings to a safer configuration, downloading files from an anonymous source increases your exposure to infection because the files you are downloading may actually contain a disguised threat. Many malicious worms and Trojans, such as the Storm Worm, target and spread across P2P files sharing networks because of their known vulnerabilities. In some instances the infection may cause so much damage to your system that recovery is not possible and a Repair Install will NOT help!. In those cases, the only option is to wipe your drive, reformat and reinstall the OS. Even the safest P2P file sharing programs that do not contain bundled spyware, still expose you to risks because of the very nature of the P2P file sharing pr... Read more

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I am having issues with my desktop. I am getting download speeds using speedtest.net of about 3mbps. On my laptop however I am getting speeds of 20-25mbps.

I have run a virus scan and malware scan and both came out as clean. What else could be causing my computer to suffer such slow download speeds?

A:Slow Download Speeds on Desktop, Fast download Speeds on Laptop

Anyone?

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Working on my son's computer which appears to be infected from downloading games and other things. He was trying to cleanse the system with Spybot and asked me for help. It looks like malware had disabled Task Manager and has also mucked with the group policies. I was able to get task manager back but am still unable to get spybot and adware to run. Both keep throwing up "invalid floating point" error. Please help.
DDS (Version 1.1.0) - NTFSx86
Run by Ben Webster at 18:00:18.81 on Sat 01/03/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1447 [GMT -8:00]

FW: ActiveArmor Firewall *disabled*

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NetworkAccessManager\bin\nTrayFw.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1.... Read more

A:Malware causing invalid floating point decimal

Howdy, my name is Hoov, and I will be helping you with your dilemma, if your son is old enough to get into trouble, you may want to have him sit in on the removal. Maybe it will help him be more careful in the future. Please make sure you watch this thread for responses. If you click the options tab at the top of your first post, you can select to track this thread. Here is what I am asking you to do during the repair of your computer*Tell me everything that you have done, if anything, to try and fix this problem.*Please only use 1 forum to help clear up your problem. Posting on more than 1 and following instructions from more than 1 forum will cause those helping you to pull out thier hair.*Follow my instructions - If you can't for some reason, or if you don't understand something, please tell me. If you deviate from my instructions, tell me, it may make a difference on where we go. Don't install anything, even other programs that have nothing to do with security or malware, it could cause things to change, and I would never know it. *Have faith. I will do all I can to get your computer working, and if I can't - someone else here will know something else to try. *Stick with me to the end. My aim is to fix your problems, and give you the tools and knowledge to keep this from happening again.Now onto trying to fix your computer. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 1alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to... Read more

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Hello all,

First off, I have been searching these forums for several days and have seen a number of people reporting slow wireless connections in Windows 7. Which was comforting, knowing I was not alone - but unfortunately I've yet to find the answer in any of the older posts, so I am hoping that making one of my own will help resolve this. Sorry to add to the noise, but I'm kind of out of ideas. Now for the problem:

Initially my wireless speed in Windows 7 was comparable to what I got under XP - mainly 54mbps but occasionally dropping lower, but nothing out of the ordinary. However, I've recently noticed that I am never going about 18mpbs now on my wireless connection, and the actual speed seems to be bottlenecked even slower than that. Example, here is a speed test I just ran.

Here is the results of my ipconfig /all


Code:
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Jon-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : provenahealth.com

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Cisco AnyConnect VPN Virtual Miniport Ada
pter for Windows x64
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-05-9A-3C-7A-00
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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A:Slow Wireless Speeds - Laptop is fine, Desktop is SLOW

I almost don't believe it, because I could have sworn I had tried this in the past. I changed the broadcast channel from 10 to 1 after doing another WiFi channel search and seeing a new network broadcasting on 8. I was still getting good signal strength, but I figured it couldn't hurt. About 30 seconds later my wireless speed jumped back up to 54mbps and this is the speed test now.



Glad its fixed, but I almost don't trust that this will stay fixed. Going to leave this open for a day or two to see if anyone else has any suggestions that I might want to try.

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This seemed to happen very suddenly, but one week my computer was running fine and the next it got very slow. I'm not exactly a computer genius so i can't be sure what this is. I deleted some programs (wintools, cashback, etc.) and ran cleanup, ad aware, windows anti spyware, and spybot as well as defragging my computer. Unfortunatley my computer hasn't gotten much faster. Any help would be very much appreiciated.

Here's my log.


Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:25:35 PM, on 3/28/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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\CTsvcCDA.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\devldr32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBLive\AudioHQ\AHQTB.EXE
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\browser\ybrwicon.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\ShareDLL\CtNotify.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft AntiSpyware\gcasServ.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1138473266\ee\AOLSoftware.exe
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A:Slow startups and overall slow running speeds

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Hi, I just got Comcast internet a few weeks ago. They supplied us with a Motorola sb5120 surfboard modem. Ive noticed that it gets really slow, I mean soooo slow that 56k beats it by a lot. The downloads of the web start at 25k and diminish to nothing and the download cancels.

The Internet did run great the first week or so, it recently did this.

Oh yea and if it means anything, In task manager under the networking tab it says Network Utilization is under 1% most of the time and other times its jumping around like crazy {ex. 17%, 2%, 3%, 14%, 8%, 1%, 16%}

Well thanks to anyone who can help!!
KyoSama
 

A:Slow internet speeds. slow web browsing.

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My wife’s pc---
 
Specs are :
 
Windows7 64-bit OS (full retail version)
 
Antec NEO ECO 520C 520W Contiuous power ATX12V v2.3/EPS12V 80 PLUS CERTIFIED ACTIVE PFC POWER SUPPLY
 
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB HD
 
Intel i7-2600K  Sandy Bridge 3.40GHz *(3.8 GHz Turbo Boost) 8MB Cache  LGS1155,  95W  CPU  Quad-Core Desktop Processor
Intel DH67BL  Unlocked & Unleashed--MB
Trend Micro Anti Virus --continually updated
 
 
16GB Ram
 
Two DVD Burners
 
2.0 TB Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk External HD for a backup
 

 

My PC specs are:
System info:
Intel Core i5 CPU K655 @ 3.20GHz  3.19 GHz
MB--Intel  DH55HC
 
RAM--4.00 GB
Windows 7   64-bit OS
2--Seagate 500GB SATA NCQ 16MB HDs
Trend Micro Anti Virus --continually updated
 
 
 
Recently my wife has been complaining that her pc has been very slow--both on the internet and off. So I did a speed test on her pc for the internet and found download speed was .82Mbps and upload was .08Mbps (we currently have DSL with AT&T and it normally runs 5.60Mbps down and .41Mbps up)
 
The next day I tested my pc and the results were 5.61Mbps down & .41Mbps up. So I figured that the night before was just a glitch and now everything was okay. WRONG---as soon as she turned on her pc the readings went back to 82Mbps down & upload was .08Mbps again!!
 
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A:pc slow--internet speeds are slow

Hi fred93  Let me see if I can help some of your issue. Run this with the troubled computer. If there is a problem with internet connection, copy the software by USB flash drive and transfer them to the problematic PC and then extract the logs back to the flash drive so you could post them back on your next reply. Try downloading Speccy and then install the program.  To post and publish a snapshot of your PC.. In the Menu bar, click File -> Publish Snapshot. Click Yes > then Copy to Clipboard. On your next reply, right-click on a empty space and click Paste on reply box then click Post. Download SecurityCheck.exe from Here. Run SecurityCheck and follow the instruction from inside the code box.. When the scan is finished, a notepad will automatically open as check.txt   Please copy and paste the contents here on your next reply. Can you post also the Router/Modem model next time? Thank you.

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Hey- this is on a different computer, the one that's about 3 times slower than my laptop, which I posted the last post on. The problem with this one is that, well, it's 3x slower than my laptop. I mean, it's REALLY slow. Sometimes it freezes once I open a certain folder and takes about 10 minutes to unfreeze. Well, here's the log.

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 7:25:26 PM, on 11/21/2004Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\Support.exeC:\Program Files\MusicMatch\MusicMatch Jukebox\mmtask.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\teamspeak2_RC2\tso.exeC:\Program Files\teamspeak2_RC2\TeamSpeak.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXEC:\Documents and Settings\Brayn trhe a\Desktop\Bryan\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.dell.comR0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.dell.comO2 - BHO: Loca... Read more

A:slow net speeds...

Hi ChewyYou have Wild Tangent installed. Wild Tangent collects information about you and your usage. The advertisements may also contain pornographic or other material that you might find inappropriate. You can follow these instructions to uninstall it: No. 8 - Uninstallation .Read this about Viewpoint Media Player and decide if you want to keep it or not: Viewpoint Media Player. Removing Viewpoint Media Player may cause the program that bundled it to not function as intended.You can remove Viewpoint Media Player from Add\Remove Programs.You are using Kazaa Lite. This is not technically malware by itself, but it installs malware in order to run properly and it opens the door for every other nasty program you can think of. I strongly recommend that you remove it. Read this article for alternatives that will provide some of the same function without the garbage: http://www.spywareinfo.com/articles/p2p/ If you opt to remove it, first use Add/Remove Program to remove it and any reference to Altnet and P2P Networking. Go to your control panel, then to add/remove programs...uninstall P2P networking...If/when asked whether you also want to remove Altnet components, say 'Yes'.P2P Networking is a totally useless Kazaa add-on, and it's been reported to be responsible for serious system slowdowns.Please uninstall from Add\Remove Programs, if present:TopText, TopText ILookup, HotText, or ContextProYou are running HijackThis from a Desktop folder. You will need to move hijackth... Read more

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Hello,

I recently switched my ISP from cable internet to DSL... when I was on cable, everything seemed to be consistently speedy (but not as fast as my new DSL connection is supposed to be) As soon as I switched over to the DSL, the issues began.

Now, my wireless connection is consistently faster than 3Mb/s, and I'm quite happy with that, however the wired connection bounces from 300kb/s to 1.5Mb/s. I have a DLink WBR2310 wireless router that has served me well until now.

Any ideas why the wired connection would be slower than the wireless...? I should also mention that when I connect my desktop right to the DSL modem, I always get speeds of 5Mb/s or more.

Any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Need some help, ever nice i got a virus on my pc my connect seems to be slow most of the time only some times it will be fast, i had a trojan on it before....could it be i still have a virus?? i have ran avg spyware, spyware terminator and norton (i dont have notron anymore though i deleted it) it only now picks up tracking cookies all the timecan anymore suggest anything i would be really greatful??thank youModerator Edit: Moved topic to more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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to BCI am a little bit confused by your info.i dont have notron anymore though i deleted itDid you remove Norton?If so what other anti virus software on your system?

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For some reason I am getting very slow DL speeds using Utorrent. It starts up ok, with a reasonably healthy Kbs, then slowly drops down to 1-2 Kbs.
I have tried many torrents from different sources as to be sure it wasn't the source of the DL's.

I remember there used to be a Tp open port patch for XP, does vista need something similar?

A:Very Slow Dl Speeds

Maybe it is time for an antivirus scan and to download and scan with malwarebytes.
Perform the full scan (about 90 minutes and update the definitions before using)

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Hello ok first the problem, I use orange broadband if you can call it that..... and supposed to get 8mb speeds I know its shared and i get about 2-3mb which is fine and is what I get on my laptop on which I am currently using to post this.

However I have recently bought a new pc BUT im only getting 0.19mb speed which is awful the network card I am using in the new machine is the Edimax EW-7612PIn PCI-E300mb/s and the router have to use is a Livebox-89D0 made my linksys. I have tried installing latest drivers port forwarding dosent work, gaming is worse max 999 ping on all games Minecraft running crashed my connection, Google wont load or takes 30-40 seconds, laptop is fine though runs smoothly, I need help I may have to send my pc back cause its not what I want sure I can play games offline but I carnt do anything online I need suggestions before I send it back as it would be better thank you. and HELP.
 

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I have a new Asrock H77-Pro4-M motherboard and i'm running win 8 (fresh install). I haven't added any specific drivers that i can find to enhance usb 3 from the mb website, i thought Win 8 would come with its own.
Im only getting 28-30mb/sec transfer speeds from both ports and on two seperate usb 3 devices.

Can someone please advise what drivers, where to get from and what BIOS tweaks i might need to do to get things hurrying along.

Cheers,

Bruce

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What kind of USB drives do you have? Some of the cheaper drives even though they say USB 3.0 have very poor performance. And of course if you are plugging USB 2 drives into a USB 3 port you won't get USB 3 speeds. I don't have your mobo but my Win 8 works fine with stock m$ drivers.

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I recently got vista ultimate and when I went on speed test I realized that my internet speed was far below average. I have the SBC Yahoo express package so I my download speed should be around 1.5 mbps instead on speed test the highest I've ever gotten is 350 kbps. I've tried calling them but I keep hearing the same thing recycle your router clear your cookies and history ect.

A:getting slow speeds

Hi, y2l, and welcome to the forums.

How far away is your server that you are testing with, and have you tried other servers? What was the Ping time? If your old computer can show different times *right now* while the new one shows slower times, then I'd be willing to bet it is something on your new computer....

Or did you upgrade your old computer to Vista?s

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I have posted this in a different forum and got no answer, so I thought I would try here. I know, I am supposed to use a "Report Thread" button, but it is MIA.
I used to have Comcast Broadband on my computer. I moved, and switched ISP to Qwest. Now I have Qwest DSL with MSN. I am using a Dell computer with Windows XP on it, and also have an Actiontec GT701 modem on the thing. I noticed the speeds had slowed down considerably when I switched from Comcast to Qwest, but the speeds were just way too slow to be normal. I am a member of a site that is for the trading of Widespread Panic shows (which is legal and supported by the band) and use a BitTorrent software program to download the music. It is a sort of a shareware but it is not illegal in any way. But I am pulling top speeds of 20-28 kB/s, where with Comcast I was pulling speeds in the 150+ kB/s. I was told to use the port forward in my firewall and on my modem to open some ports to increase the speed. I did, and it didn't help, and almost seemed to slow opening other pages when I was downloading music.
I have spoken to Qwest in some detail about the problem. They told me to go to 2wire.com and check my speed. I am getting anywhere from 70 kB/s to 125 kB/s, when I should be pulling down 256 kB/s (or somewhere relatively close since that is the speed my modem and connection are for). Also, I have checked and my modem seems to be working correctly, and a Qwest technician ran a line check and it seems the line... Read more

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Hi,

I'm having an issue with my network. I have a small home network with a Linksys WRT54G running the latest revision of DD-WRT. There are three computers connected to it, all of them are running Windows 7 Home Premium:

Desktop computer connected by internal wireless card
Desktop computer connected by wired ethernet connection
Laptop, connected wirelessly
My problem is, the local transfer speeds between any combination of these three computers are very slow, averaging about 500 kilobytes per second. I am pretty sure they should be much faster. In fact, I know they should be much faster, because my actual Internet download speed is about twice as fast, one megabyte per second.

Can anyone help me to figure out how I can improve my local LAN transfer speeds? It is very annoying, especially when trying to play videos over the LAN or waiting for JPEG's to thumbnail.
 

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i have a network of about 6 computers.
the one im using however has an icredibly slow internet speed compared to the others.
all the others are gettig about 15mb and im only getting 5.
ive tried troubleshooting itas far as i could.
ive tried a different wire on my wall jack, ive tried my wire on other computers wall jacks, ive tried different wires on other computers wall jacks, i tried swapping jacks around on the router and i even tried going straight from the router to my computer.
so this makes the problem either my lan card or my router. but i cannot figure out which or what to do to fix it
 

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hi i have cable internet and itd downloads are like 14 kb/s and that is not cable speeds please help
 

A:slow speeds

Disconnect the cable modem (Unhook the power plug to the modem) and leave it off for about 1 minute. Put it back in and try to use the net and see if it goes faster,it should reset the speeds. Good Luck.
 

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hi everyone

I have been having a problem with my internet speed, at the moment it is running
at .50mbs per sec.
I keep talking to my ISP and they keep telling me to check the same things.
This time they are telling me that

1 it could be my computer causing the problem
2 it could be my cordless phones causing the problem
3 it could be a virus or my firewall causing the problem

they have told me to plug my phone into the test socket and umplug my cordless
phones. All of this I have done before, it has not made any difference.
they have told me to plug an ethernet cable into the computer and leave it in for 72 hours and keep a check on speed using the bt speedchecker.
all of this i have done before. Can you please tell me if any of these things
can cause slow speeds and if not what could be causing the problem

regards calmat

A:slow speeds

Perhaps it might be easier if you told us your system specs, your ISP rated speed, and your network setup.

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Hey guys. I just bought a new ASUS G73JH laptop. So far no issues what so ever. But I've been trying to download my programs I normally use on my old Gateway FX 79 series laptop. But I've found that the new laptop can't maintain a download speed of 10kb/s. The new system browse's the net at normal speeds and all just wont download at normal speeds. I tried downloading the same files on the Gateway after cancelling the downloads on the new one. They download at normal speeds on the old one fine. I can't seem to figure out whats causing the problem so I'm here to ask if you guys can help me out. I did a search of the forums but I can't find a related issue with a solution or any replies to them... so i beg of your help. TY in advance.
 

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Dear all,

I'm running a small network of around 40 users, 35 users on windows XP & Vista and a further 5 on Mac's OS X. We have an sDSL 1Mb connection, 2 x windows 2000 Servers, 1 PDC with AD, DNS and DHCP, the other with ISA 2000.

wall point-------sdsl Modem------Switch
|_______ ISDN Backup
|_______ ISA External Adaptor

Everything works fine but every so often the Internet grinds to a halt running at approx 10kb/s when it normally runs at around 846 kb/s. This problem occurs to both upload and download speeds. A reboot of the sDSL connection corrects the slowness.

Is some user hogging the bandwidth with some nasty app, malware infection or is it some faulty hardware. I've check the firewall logs and nothing has really come up.

If anyone can help me with a possible cause or help in locating the fault it would be much appreciated.

Many Thanks,
Chris
 

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Hi there, I have recently switched from BT to Utility Warehouse (as a way to save 50 a month), and I've been experiencing this problem since the day I have switched. According to Speedtest.net, I get 2MBits/s download speed, 75ping and 0.8MBits/s upload speed. When I go to 192.168.1.1 for router settings, and click on Setup My Gateway, it says "Status - Connecting", instead of "Connected" I think this could be the problem? It is under ASDL Configuration. I should also mention that the router maximum speeds are at 78MBits/s, which I can not even close to.
 

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I should also mention that I have attempted all the advice that my ISP have supplied in the manual, I have not called technical support as they are not open until Monday. I have repositioned the router multiple times, even on the mantelpiece. The telephone socket is a pre-filtered one, with one for ADSL and one a phone line. I believe my ADSL is G? Thanks.
 

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I'm doing a network for a small business. All the computers are on a domain and the domain controller is running on the server. I'm also trying to setup Active Directory so that users can login to their account at any of the six workstations in the building. However, for some reason I'm only getting ~46kb/s transfer rates across the network which is obviously pathetic. Consequently, Active Directory is impossible to do right now as there is no way to sync large amounts of files with such a slow transfer speed. I've included in the image below a rough sketch of how the network is laid out. Do any of you have any ideas as to why everything is going so slow?
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have you had the lines tested? who ran them? how long ago were they run? what devices are in between? what type of NIC's are in the machines? all the same link speed & duplex? all on the same subnet? nothing accidentally hard coded? There's 7 questions to keep you busy
 

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Hi,

I am currently transferring some large files from one disc to another but the transfer speeds don't seem to go above 16mbs. Some of them are iso files around 5 gig. Should this make a difference?

I have 4 Seagate Barracudas at 7200rpm. 3 300 gb drives, 1 750 gb drive and a Maxtor 10 at 300gb's. I am trasnferring from a Seagate to the Maxtor 10.

Cheers in advance.

Steve

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Are they connected with SATA or IDE cables?
SATA cables are faster than IDE's.

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My y550 is having really slow download speeds for some reason ever since i have opened it from the box, i can only get a max download speed of about 0.81 megabits per second and when i try plug the internet directly into the ethernet port it says i have limited activity and i cant use the internet, i dont think its my ISP since my mom's laptop is having no problem reaching a download speed of around 8~9 megabits which what we are paying for from comcast and same with my sisters laptop, any help?

A:Slow internet speeds

- if readycom installed, remove it.- selecting "high performance" for your computer may help you.- if you have mcaffe, disable the firewall and/or phishing filters, or just un-install it.- disable ipv6 connection protocol.- run command prompt with admin privileges and type "netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled" enter.- open the internet connections troubleshooter by clicking the start button , and then clicking control panel. in the search box, type troubleshooter, and then click troubleshooting. under network and internet, click connect to the internet

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ok i have a dial up modem broadxent v.92 modem i average 2.50 kb/s download speeds . any hints on why .

i am using IE6

if any other thing needed for ur help just let me know

i have everything set to the max i believe
 

A:slow download speeds

If you have any other computers using that same service in your house/workplace, do they have similar d/l speeds?
 

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Hey, I have a laptop with a 2ghz processor and 1gb of ram. Whenever I bootup my computer it only takes about 20 something seconds which is really fast for me, and then when I shut down it takes like 2 minutes. The laptop is pretty new (I bought it about a week or two ago).

Do you guys have any suggestions on how I can minimize the shutdown time?
 

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Has it always been like this or has it done it after you installed something or downloaded something??
 

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Hi,
fir the last 2 days my internet connection has been very slow moving. I have a cable modem and usually everything works smoothly.
I ran a speed test at dslreports. com and this is what I got:

2003-06-01 20:13:33 EST: 1497 / 12
Your download speed : 1497176 bps, or 1497 kbps.
A 182.7 KB/sec transfer rate.
Your upload speed : 12421 bps, or 12 kbps.
Your upstream result was very slow! .. not good
Seems like broadband .. above the 1mbit barrier!
Any ideas on how to fix my upload speed. I got IE 6 and windows xp.
Thanks,
Stefan
 

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If someone could help me out by looking over this log I would really appreciate it. My task manager shows that I have pretty high page file usage and cpu usage, so I assume its stuff running in the background and would like to know what I can shut down, and what the best way to do it is. Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 3:59:11 PM, on 12/15/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ifrmewrk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\oasclnt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\SPAMKI~1\MskAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\VSO\mcvsshld.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
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Are you experiencing slow speeds?

Check the following :

Line is direct to master socket, straight through with DSL cable to filterClick to expand...

Running through any extension cable can cause the quality of the DSL signal to drop. Remember the difference between getting an 8Mb service and a 4Mb service is 200 metres, so a cheap extension cable from the market can effect the speed.

Using USB some peripherals connected to USB such as printers/scanners/etc could effect bandwidth so its worth removing these tooClick to expand...

Other equipment using the computers external bus may be the cause of slowness

Have no fax connectedClick to expand...

A fax on the line can interfere with the DSL signal, even if its filtered.

Run a full system scan for viruses?Click to expand...

A Trojan virus on your computer will run in the background scanning for other computers to infect, this will cause a major drain on bandwidth

Have no programs running in the background, check task manager - make sure all programs are closedClick to expand...

Most current software keeps itseslf up-to-date by downloading updates, this of course includes Windows itself which can be downloading updates in the background that run into 100's Megabytes

Does you experience packet loss when pinging router?Click to expand...

If you are experiencing packet loss when pinging your router the fault is more likely to be internal rather than the line.

Is it a Macintosh OSX ?Click to expand...... Read more

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Before I begin, may I say that I'm completely useless at all tech-related things, and so would be incredibly grateful for any help that could be offered.

Okay, so I just got an Orange ICON 255 USB Modem, that's supposed to do 7.2mbps. Now I understand that it doesn't actually get that far... but I'm struggling to get higher than 20kbps, and my internet seems to cut out every five minutes. A google search takes like two minutes to load up, and I just know that that's not supposed to be the case. Torrents, for example, are maxing out at about 0.5kbps.

I can't help but think I may have installed it wrong, or something, because theres no way the speeds can actually be that low. Additionally, it seems to work fine on my dad's laptop, but not on mine.

I'm running Windows Vista. I've tried uninstalling it, reinstalling it, deleting the connection, renewing the connection, fiddling with connection details. Nothing. The internets so slow I even went to an internet cafe (there now) just so I could seek help.

Any advice would be apprecciated, but bear in mind I'm not at the computer now, so it'd need to be simple.

Thank you so much in advance, anyone. This is frustrating me to death.
 

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Hi,
I am on a company network and when I do a speedtest (at www.speedtest.net) I get a great download speed (6200 kb/s) not I have virtual no upload speed ( 7 kb/s) while others on the same network in the office (we are 7) have simular download speeds and upload speeds of 378 kb/s. Any idea's?
Thanks
 

A:Slow Upload Speeds

Not offhand, but I'd talk to the IT folks, there could be a variety of reasons. For what I hope are obvious reasons, we don't get involved in tinkering with company networks.
 

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I'm unable to get good speeds with torrents
current network config

internet to netopia 2241n to wrt54g linksys router with dd-wrt installed, to desktop vista.

I here that placing netopia in bridge mode will help. What is bridge mode and two how is the done?
Also what is the soho method?
 

A:slow dsl internet speeds

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Note: You will need to post complete details of your configuration and your specific issue in this new thread for us to help you.

Thanks for your cooperation.
 

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Ok i have opened all my ports in the firewall etc.

Thing is i'm still getting speeds like 3kb - 10+ kb.. it nv goes over 20 ... ok it does but for while only...

Its a good torrent with lots of seeds and peers. so y ?

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Originally Posted by skallzz


Ok i have opened all my ports in the firewall etc.

Thing is i'm still getting speeds like 3kb - 10+ kb.. it nv goes over 20 ... ok it does but for while only...

Its a good torrent with lots of seeds and peers. so y ?



Can your ISP being making Traffic Shapping?
(Filtering the traffic and reducing torrent speed).

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Hi Folks,
I work for a cable internet service provider and we have ran into some trouble with MAC computers...they are not connecting at the speed they should be!! We send a service tech to the house and he connects his laptop to their modem and speeds are above average..then connects the MAC and the speed is half if not worse of what it should be....any ideas????? Not sure if this is the write board, i will post in the MACboard as well..

Thanks a Billion, any help is appreciated,

DHester
 

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