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Deadly Slow Network Speeds, software or hardware related?

Q: Deadly Slow Network Speeds, software or hardware related?

Hey guys, I've been having some issues with my download/upload speeds lately after upgrading mobo/processor and OS to 7 x64 and I haven't been able to track it. My average wired on other computers are around: 25 (download), 7 (upload) and wireless I generally see: 13 (download), 4 (upload).

This particular setup was okay before, and I have another wireless router set up on the other side of my wall giving me full service. I don't have wireless problems with any other devices other then this one.

Current connect speed: 54 mb/s.
Wireless adapter: Tenda W311U 11N
Desktop Wireless:
Laptop Wireless:

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A: Deadly Slow Network Speeds, software or hardware related?

Another forgotten detail is that everyone once in a while, the Windows networking service will crash, and a lot of my visual settings will change to basic until I run the troubleshooter which starts the networking service back up again. I'm sure they're related.

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Hello everyone, first time post here. I will make every attempt to make it brief.

A 500GB external drive failed on me and I needed to restore all the files (mainly JPEGs) from Backblaze.

I was in the process of downloading the 143 GB compressed file to my Win7 machine and saw that my download speed was only 2.5Mbps. According to Verizon FIOS my internet speed should be 10/2. I added the Firefox plugin "Internet Download Manager" to try to speed things up.

If you do the math, the download would take well over 15 hrs. In the middle, there was a connection problem and I needed to start ALL over. Besides upgrading the FIOS speed, is there anything I can do on my computer's end to speed up the download? Hardware, software, tweak, plug-in, etc??

In another possibly related issue, I was transferring a very large 40 GB file from my external HD connected to my Win Vista machine to my Win7 machine's internal HD and it also had a transfer speed of about 2.5Mbps.

The external HD on the Vista machine is connected by USB 2.0 and the network is through my Verizon FIOS wireless N router. The Win7 machine has a brand new DELL network card.

How can I fix or speed up these two problems.

Thanks so much for your suggestions.

A:Two (related?) Issues: Transfer Speeds VERY Slow

The slow speed sounds like some sort of hard drive speed issue to me, but I'm probably wrong.

Regardless, here's a few ways to speed up your internet speeds.

1) Use a download manager that supports pausing and resuming downloads. This allows you to resume a "broken" download on most servers. My favorite download manager for Windows is Flashget 1.9. I don't particularly like the new version (3.5), but you might want to try that as well.
FlashGet(??)-Best Download Manager

2) Make sure that your download manager knows to use multiple connections. This simply causes the download manager to download multiple parts of the same file at the same time. It can speed up certain connections. This is automatically enabled in most download managers.

From what I've seen, USB 2.0 speeds when not using a system cache tend to average around 22-25 MB/s on my computer. In other words, you should be able to transfer a 1GB file in a bit less than a minute. Extrapolating onwards, you'll have over 60 GB in an hour and so on.

Downloads using a 10/2 internet connection such as your own should average to around 1.25 MB/s. In other words you should be able to download about 75MB a minute and 4.5 GB an hour. 150GB will take about 33 hours to download. If your download said 15 hours, you're downloading at approximately 2.5MB/s.

Keep in mind that your rated line speed is measured in Megabits per second and your actual download speed that you see is rated in Megabytes per second.

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Hi to all this is my first post , I will like to see if someone can tell if this is a Hardware or Software related?

I went to my sister house and she told me the computer do not boot up and when we try it again the screen displayed in small letters "no sistem imput"

can someone help me to find out the problem?

A:Hardware or Software related?

Most likely cause is a failed hard drive. If the computer is three years old, or more, or has a Quantum, Maxtor, or silver colored Western Digital drive, that is the problem most of the time.
Luckily you can now get large drives cheaply at www.newegg.com, www.zipzoomfly.com, www.directron.com, www.outpost.com, www.TigerDirect.com, and many others.
Do you have the install disc set that will be needed.
If you have valuable data that will need to be recovered, that can SOMETIMES be done, but that is a separate question.

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Hi there. I'm a home networking novice, learning on the fly. I have a Dell 3.2GHz P4 running WinXP home and a Dell 600MHz PIII running Win98SE that I successfully networked together (Ethernet) this past weekend.

The network card in the PIII is the one it shipped with from Dell 4 or so years ago (it occupies a PCI slot), the network card in the P4 is an onboard (Intel PRO/100 VE?) model, and I bought a Linksys EtherFast cable/dsl router with 4 port switch.

In the Local Area Connection box on my P4 machine I see a connection speed of 100Mbps. Is this the theoretical max I can expect with my hardware set up?

Will I not be capable of reaching my max speed because of a basic onboard NIC in one machine and an old NIC in the other machine?

In short, should I buy two new Fast Ethernet NIC's and install them to get my best performance? I'll be using the network to transfer files between machines, share the internet, share printers and a little gaming.

After installing my network, I copied (from the P3 to the P4) 225MB of picture files in roughly 5 minutes. Does this speed sound appropriate considering my machines and hardware set up? I don't know what to expect.

Thanks for the help.


As an aside, I've install Cat5e throughout my entire house to a central point downstairs...if I were to buy a gigabit router/switch and install gigabit Ethernet cards in both machines, having installed Cat5e I should be able to have gigabit Ethernet in my house correct... Read more

A:Home network speeds? Hardware?

You might be happy to get ca. 50-60 Mbps on a theoretical 100Mbps connection. See http://www.hawaii.edu/brownbags/networks/network.opt.pdf for a summarised presentation.

If both NICs claim to be 100 Mbps that is what you'll get - after the allowances made above, then maybe a max of 60Mbps. Obviously, if one card is 10Mbps, or the hub/router is 10 Mbps then that rather puts a cap on expected throughput!

In answer to your last question yes, if you install gigabit hardware all round then expect gigabit performance (allowing for all the protocol overheads, collisions, re-trying, etc as per the above paper).

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I've recently build a new computer, but have been receiving several intermittent BSODs.

I don't know a lot about them, so if anyone could help determine what might be the cause, or at least if it's hardware or software related?

I'm aware the performance report says i have no security installed, but I do have mcafee virusscan enterprise installed and running, with one feature turned off.

I'm also aware that there is an "unknown device" in the device manager under plug and play, but i don't think that has anything to do with either?

Windows was boot-installed over the same version of windows on another computer (using the same hard drive in new computer) and then Windows.old was transferred ti external HDD.

All the computer components are brand new (other than the internal HDD) and installed correctly (according to a local IT tech support guy)

My system specs are:

Windows 7Ultimate 64-bit (retail)
ASUS P8P67 Evo Motherboard
Intel Core i7 2600K 3.40GHz
8GB RAM (DDR3, 1333MHz)
ATI Firepro V3750 (256Mb) Graphics

Thanks very much if anyone can help!

A:Is this BSOD hardware or software related?

Related to Alpha Networks Filter driver. Yours from before win 7 was released. Update or remove.
I do notice McAffee which is a frequent cause of BSOD's. I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST!



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Hello. I'm going to be one of those people who made an account here because it's the first result for a tech support forum due to it's name. Hopefully someone on here knows a bit about what's going on, as help would be much appreciated. As I said in the title of the thread, I'm have several problems and I'm unsure if they are hardware or software related.

My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 1545. It's about 4 years old. I am running Windows 7.

The problem possibly began a few weeks ago, when my AVG (virus/spyware protector) detected two trojans that they could not remove from my registry. As a default response, I used a System Restore to a point before I got that notice. I made sure AVG was up to date and ran it again, it did not detect the trojans anymore. I have run AVG scan several times now and it doesn't detect anything, so I'm unsure if this incident is related or simply a coincidence.

The true start of my problems was several days ago, when my laptop was no longer able to come out of sleep mode. I would close the laptop, leave it be, come back to it and when opening the laptop nothing happens. It remains a black screen and the only way to get the laptop to turn back on is to turn it off and reboot it via the power button. This does not happen every time, but definitely the majority of the time. Just to make sure it wasn't the problem, I updated several of my drivers (audio, video, BIOS), which did not resolve the problem.

The problem has now escalated, as I also cannot re... Read more

A:Several Problems, not sure if hardware or software related.

Hi and welcome to TSF lets test your system files are ok SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - Windows 7 Help Forums
and then we can check the drive The How-To Geek Guide to Using Check Disk in Windows 7 or Vista
please post back on how this has gone

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Hello everyone! New member with an old problem. BSoD.For about two months now, I've been having those. Actually it's been happening ever since I installed a new sound card (SoundBlaster X-Fi Extreme) and a new graphic card (GeForce 8800GT 512Mo). I've cleaned up my registry as best I could, updated my drivers and spent way too much time looking at Minidump files, too no effect. Recently though, a pattern has appeared which is a little weird and which has me thinking that the problem may not be driver related.Here's what's happening:Last weekend I installed an old game for my wife. I did the usual, installing and rebooting and then she started playing. About an hour and 45 minutes later, I get the old BSoD so I let the system reboot and she starts playing again. After another hour and 45 minutes later, the PC gives another BSoD. So out of curiosity, we keep going and everytime, after about an hour and 45 minutes later, the system gives me a BSoD and reboot.Now considering this strange behavior, and since the analysis of the Minidump files is inconclusive (Trap_Cause_Unknow, Unexpected Interrupt, Unknown Floating Point, Analysis Inconclusive, Blahblahblah...), the origin of these BSoD may be something else.So...HardwareUnless one of the new card is not fonctionning properly, my first hypothesis is that the power supply may not be up for the job of running two new cards on top of what it used to run. The previous sound card was integrated and the old gra... Read more

A:Bsod: Hardware Or Software Related?

What error messages do you get for the BSOD?

What key errors are reflected in Event Viewer?

If I suspect a hardware problem...I just remove the hardware I have doubts about...and try to run the system without it.

I also try the hardware on that "spare system" I allow myself (I have 2 desktops).

In your case, I would have tried the devices one at a time...both on the problem system and on another system running the same O/S.

If each worked independently of the other, I would then try to get them to play together.

Sometimes...it just doesn't happen.


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Hi guys, I been having a strange problem with my graphics card lately. Randomly yesterday I was playing Call of Duty (Modern Warfare 2) and suddenly the graphics went crazy on me (see attached pictures). I can't imagine what would randomly cause this to happen. While I originally thought it was a problem with just this game, there are small noticable graphics glitches that occur on my computer now. On startup, for instance, the computer screen has tiny white dots going up and down, and there are some other minor glitches but nothing extremely noticable.
Basically I'm wondering if this could possibly be a fixable software problem, or if it's a hardware issue. Last year I had my graphics card suddenly break, but the computer was basically unusable after that, which leads me to believe this may actually be a driver problem with my graphics card. I installed new drivers for the card but it had no effect.

My card is a Radeon HD 4350.
The only change in the computer I can think of is that I installed a demo of a game (Jedi Knight II), which played perfectly fine, and played Call of Duty afterwards and everything was working fine for at least a little while before this problem surfaced.
Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

A:Is this graphics problem hardware or software related?

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I posted a similiar ? in another forum because I dont know how to move it here..
I found a HDD and have hooked it up as a slave (cuz I am nosey) and I want to see what is in it.
But I seemed to have run into a little bump in the road...
well I am running xp pro and the hdd has 98 I think. In the other forum I was told tat they should be compatible as far as viewing but I can only see very few jpegs of thier taste in porn and I cannot open or read any of the text files some folders I cannot even open. I get syntax is incorrect or file has been corrupted or network not available errors.
They had a zip drive also in the tower and almost all the files have weird names with shapes, punctuations, #'s and letters like encryption or something.
does anyone have any tips or do you think like I am getting closer to thinking ,that they corrupted the disk on purpose.
I almost hope they did cuz its not a good Idea to throw your working hdd away with all your info on it..
especiallly with nosey people like me out there felt like christmas when I seen the HDD still in it . I still had my pc open from the last slave I did on a hdd to see what was on it anyways.

A:found HDD help..not a hardware question software related

Naughty,naughty, don't think you are going to get much joy out of that by the sound of it,trouble is, its wet your appetite by now I suppose but it really sounds too corrupted to be bothering about,thats probably why it was thrown away,better luck next time,Happy fishing .....

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Hi everyone, I have a self-built PC running Windows 7 Home Premium. Specs are: 2.5GB Quad Core Intel CPU, 4GB of RAM and an Asus GeForce 7200.

I downloaded a program (sysfan I think it's called, I'm posting from a different computer), which showed that everything was fine apart from the GPU temperature which, over the evening I ran the program stayed at around 60 degrees C, everything else was between 20 & 30 degrees.

I was thinking of upgrading to this:

My only real concern is whether my PSU will be able to handle it, I have a 390 watt Seasonic PSU.

Thanks for any help.

A:Random BSOD's Not sure if it's Hardware or Software related

Seasonic is a good power supply brand but we're not going to recommend you run any pci-e card on anything less then a 550w.

However 60c isn't enough to cause blue screens. While it's too hot for an idle , it's not enough to be causing the problem.

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I'm posting here because after a series of days trying to solve the problem I went back to starting point (BSOD). Dateails of error after machine characteristics:
? OS - Win 7 pro x64
? What was the original installed OS on sthe ystem? Win7 pro
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? came installed with Win 7 pro
? Approximate age of system (hardware): 5 yo
? Approximate age of OS installation (if you know) : 5yo
? Have you re-installed the OS? no

? CPU i7
? Video Card: Saphire HD 7970
? MotherBoard (if NOT a laptop) Asus turbo V ??
? Power Supply - brand & wattage (if NOT a laptop): Antec 750 W

? System Manufacturer : Keynux
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom). P183 ????

Desktop mid tower

1: Windows 7 working fine up to here start lagging becoming slower and slower
2: after 1 week of point 1 I boot the pc and windows logo shows up and after a minute or so it freezes and gives a BSOD : c000021a
the windows subsystem process terminated etc etc c000006 (0xfd95ab52 0x00b6e400).
3:this problem was never solved so I send the HD (sata 1Tb) to a professional that open in clean room (he also clean the wallet =1000?) and made a clone in another HD.

4: meanwhile I try old clone done 3 years ago in another HD and it boots fine and windows works nice. But this clone lacks many programs installed since then and data.
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A:BSOD related with Windows 7 software not hardware

Please help if you think the problem can be solved.

Some information about the BSOD is needed. Provide a camera snap of the BSOD screen at least which will give the onscreen codes.

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Hi, just to outline my problem more, my computer slows down for increments of 30 seconds or more, before returning to normal. At first I thought this was a gaming related issue, as I first encountered it playing a game, where my fps would drop dramatically and become unplayable. In fact, I just had "lag" for lack of a better term, just occur typing this post. I've spent several weeks checking possible fixes, and I can say it doesn't have anything to do with either my OS, Windows 7, or hardware, driver or heating issues. Thanks in advance for the help!

P.S. I was unable to run rootrepeal, because I run a 64-bit OS, so I'm not including a log of it. I can also supply a MBAM log if needed, but it wasn't able to find anything.
DDS (Ver_09-10-26.01) - NTFSX64
Run by Owner at 18:13:18.80 on Sun 11/15/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.7600.16385 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_15
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3067.1124 [GMT -8:00]
============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k RPCSS
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
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A:Slow computer, not hardware related.

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about your PC, we need a new log to see what has changed since you originally posted your problem.Please download OTL from following mirror:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them in a reply here:OTL.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimizedIn the upper right hand corner ... Read more

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After replacing a power supply and reinstalling windows my computer has not recognized its own ethernet port, a pci slot wireless card, or any other network related hardware. This has been very frustrating because nothing seems to work. Other hardware plugged into the pci slots work fine such as the video card. I have tried adjusting options in the bios and even flashing the bios to a newer version but neither have worked. I had the newest drivers installed for the wireless card and ethernet port installed(realtek) but the hardware is not even recognized at all in the hardware manager. The only device with a yellow question mark was a device labeled as "SM Bus Controller". Can anyone please tell me what I am doing wrong and how to fix the issue?

A:Windows XP not recognizing any network related hardware

You need to install the Chipset driver.

What make/model PC? If custom built then post the MB make/model.

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My specs are:

I7 8700
GTX 980ti
Cosair 2x 8gb ram
Windows 10

I have a fast internet connection, I dont speak megabits so I download at around 27megabytes per second when wired. I have been forced to move my PC so bought a wireless PCI card which has a bandwidth of 450Mbps. It will only download at around 2 megabytes per second. I tried on another of my PCs running windows 7 and it worked fine appearing to download around 17 megabytes per second. This made me think it was related to windows as it was a windows 7 PC. Here are things I have tried to troubleshoot it:

I reinstalled windows 10
I installed windows 7
I made sure all drivers on motherboard were up to date
I swapped the PCI slot
I tried a USB wireless dongle (also didnt work, same behaviour roughly 2megabytes per second and yet worked on my other PC)
I tried turning on and off location in windows 10
I am at a bit of a loss as to what is causing this and how to fix it. I play online games sometimes and i get rubber banding. Downloads are slow when I pay quite a lot of money for a fast broadband connection. I can only assume it is related to the hardware and perhaps a setting in the bios may help but i cant see anything obvious. Does anyone have any ideas to help please?

A:Slow Wifi appears related to hardware

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with a screen shot see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows Vista or latter I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

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Basically, I have an XP machine that was acting up. For some reason, WIN98 was loaded onto the machine by someone else (XP was originally what came on the PC). A new harddrive was also installed at the time WIN98 was loaded. So brand new hard drive, with bare bones WIN98, running unbelieveably slow. Did some basic troubleshooting, didnt seem to have any viruses or spy problems. Everything worked but it was ridiculously slow loading programs, opening windows, even just responding to mouse clicks. Long story short, formatted the drive, and tried to install XP.

The XP install also ran extremely slow, you could watch it copy each individual file! Machine is an HP Pavilion XT938 desktop, has 128MB memory, 80G hard drive, 1.3AMD Athlon processor. Should be plenty to run WINXP with no problems. I let the install run all night. After finally making it through the setup/configuration, it wouldnt boot past the welcome screen. I let it sit all night again just to see if it would go past, but it did not.

Tried another hard drive, tried other memory, same results. I am NOT very good with hardware related issues, but Im convinced this is hardware related. Where should I start troubleshooting from this point? Possible motherboard issue?

Thanks for any help.

A:Xp Machine Running Slow, Hardware Related?

Has it always had 128 meg of ram? That is way low for Win XP, it will run, but at a crawl. 256 is good, 512 is better. RAM is very cheap these days, I would try that and then go from there.But, if the computer has always had this small an amount of ram, and has gotten slower, there may be other problems.You could go to pcpitstop.com and try their diagnostic program, it will give you some hardware information.If you hadn't changed the hard drive I would also suspect virus or spyware and unless you are 100% certain the second drive was clean I would run and post a Hijack This Log. Especially do this if you go to pc pitstop and they say there are problems in this area. For information on how to prepare for and post a Hijack This Log go to: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/34773/preparation-guide-for-use-before-using-malware-removal-tools-and-requesting-help/If there is any possibility of virus or spyware problems, post the Hijack This Log and do nothing until someone has reviewed your post and gotten back to you.

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I'm using a hub and have 2 different computers hooked up to it, mine being the server. I don't know what kind of network you would classify it as but I'm using it to ftp files to different computers, hope this makes since. But anyway, whenever I hook the cable directly computer to computer I get transfer speeds of about 9-10mb but whenever I run it through the hub I don't get anything over 1mb. Anyone have any idea why the hub would be slowing things down?


A:Slow Network Speeds

Replace it with a 10/100 switch or if you are on broadband, a router with built-in 10/100 switch.

Hubs let through selective traffic from one user at a time, whereas switches let through all traffic simultaneously.

It also sounds as if you have some slow 10MB NICs. Replace these with 10/100 NICs

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Currently have a WiFi network setup for internet. Both computers connect to the router via WiFi Dongles. Which is running no problems.

Each computer is then plugged into a network switch (cheap 4 port stand alone unit) via Ethernet cables (gigabit ports) and into the switch I have also have a WD My Cloud.

Having various issues, such as unidentified network, network being defaulted back to public, the ip addresses I have assigned being reset to obtain automatically and only getting transfer speeds of 3MB/s

Running windows 10. No home group/work group setup, have 1 drive on the other computer shared and mapped as a network drive.

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated


A:LAN Network Slow speeds

update, problem fix with the following. Thanks 100MB/s on large files

Originally Posted by liqetsia911

This seemed to work for me:

Disabling “Large Send Offload (LSO)”

Large Send Offload is a technique of improving network performance while at the same time reducing CPU overhead. Apparently it does not work very well, so it was suggested to disable it. If you would like to know about LSO, check this MSDN article from 2001 (Task Offload (NDIS 5.1) (Windows Drivers)).

LSO is an option located in a Device Manager under your network adapter, so this solution requires Administrator Privileges.

Follow these steps:
1.Open Start Menu, right-click on Computer and select Properties
2.Under Control Panel Home located on the left side of the window click on Device Manager
3.You will get a list of all devices on your machine. Expand Network Adapters.
4.Find your Network Card and double-click on it.
5.Select Advanced tab. You will get a list filled with different options.
6.Select Large Send Offload V2 (IPv4) and set the value to Disabled
7.Do the same for Large Send Offload V2 (IPv6) if it is available
8.Click OK

After clicking OK, tried to send a file over the LAN network. Transfer speed started very slow, but it was gradually picking up speed. Decided to restart the computer and try to send that file again and this time it worked like a charm.

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Having continuous problems with freezing and slow data transfer and am wondering if it malware or something.DDS logDDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86 Run by User at 14:08:01.81 on Fri 04/09/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_15Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1279.944 [GMT 10:00]AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\BORGChat\BORGChat.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k HTTPFilterC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k imgsvcC:\Documents and Settings\User\My Documents\Downloads\HijackThis.exeC:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exeC:\... Read more

A:slow network transfer speeds _ PC1 on network

Hello jolly_tas,Sorry about the delay. If you still need help, please post a new HijackThis log to make sure nothing has changed, and I'll be happy to look at it for you.Thanks,tea

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I have windows vista home premium. Been using att uverse for about a year. last couple of months i've been experiencing connectivity problems on this computer. (all other devices connected to the wireless (another pc, wireless devices such as ipod itouch, cable tv) work fine. I would troubleshoot and it would give the message: Wireless network adapater atheros ar5007UG is experiencing driver or hardware related issues.

I checked and I do have the latest driver installed.

Sometimes computer connects and other times no and its become more frequent. in fact I have to restart the computer numerous times in order for it to work.

There are days I just stop trying after 5 restarts. I hope that doesn't damage the computer.

any suggestions?

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Hi guys,
I have three computers on my home network:
(a) desktop in the office with ASUS USB-N53 adapter
(b) new desktop in the office with fairly old Broadcom PCI 802.11g adapter
(c) media box hooked up to TV hard wired to router

I recently mapped a drive on system A so that it could be shared with system B (they are side by side). Unfortunately, upon trying to transfer files the speeds are terrible! I am only getting between 500kb/s and 1mb/s.
Is this due to my relatively old wireless G adapter?

thanks :S

A:Slow Transfer Speeds over Network

It could be. You really need to use on both desktops wired connections. If you are going to use Wifi and transfer large files. You may want to invest into a Wireless-ac router and same for the adapters for the computers.

Wireless transfers only go as fast as the slowest connection.

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Hey everyone. Computer is an X1 Carbon Gen4 with Win10 Pro. No recent modem/router changes. No software changes. No updates available through TVSU (at least that's what it says.. I use to have updates available every couple of days and it's said there were no packages available for my system for almost a month now)/Lenovo website. Windows updates current. All drivers should be current. For some reason, only on this laptop, I'm getting around 50Mbps down instead of my normal 230Mbps down. Just started within the past couple days. It's not location related, I've eliminated that possibility. I powercycled the modem and router. I did a factory reset on the router. I tried using Google's DNS (I had to do that on my MBP to get the correct speeds out of it on the 5Ghz network) and it didn't change. My upload speeds are normal at 20-23Mbps. Any idea? My iPhone and MacbookPro are getting correct speeds.


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A:Slow D/L Speeds on 5Ghz Network

Forgot to mention I tried resetting the TCP/IP stack and flushing the DNS and those didn't work either.

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I have been testing transfer speeds of files onto a number of different hard drives across my network.

I notice significant speed loss when copying files onto the drives when compared to when they are plugged directly into the machine; 2-3MB/s over network versus 100-110MB/s directly plugged into my machine. I expect a speed drop in transfer rates as the connection is over the network instead of direct connection - but I am surprised at the size of the difference. Does anyone know if this is expected?

The router has a USB port in the back to which I can attach a hard drive or a flash drive. This then allows me to access this drive from any laptop or machine attached to my home network. It's a type of NAS without being actually being a NAS.

So the hard drive has all my media on it and sits under the router. My Plex server (on a standalone machine) uses the files on the hard drive connected to the router to stream my media. There are no issues with playback - so I assume no problems with the read speed. It works an absolute charm!

The issue comes about where I want to add new stuff to the hard drive. Transferring files by copying and pasting to the network drive via Windows explorer takes an absolute age. It rarely makes it past 3MB/s. Quickest thing to do is unplug the hard drive from my router and plug back into my machine, copy the new stuff onto drive and plug back into the router. This defeats the purpose of having it attached to my router in the first place thoug... Read more

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I've just bought a Yoga 930. It's a nice machine but for some strange reason network transfer speeds to our NAS are really slow.The Yoga is connected to a gigabit network via a USB-C dock (40A90090UK).The desktop this replaced would transfer to our NAS at a consistent ~113MB/s. The Yoga, on a good day, is achieving 13-19MB/s sometimes dropping to 4-5MB/s. I've disabled the AV but that made no difference. No difference when I boot into safe mode with networking either.I have a MIIX 720 which is pretty much identical to the Yoga from a software perspective and is connected to the network via the same type of USB-C dock. The MIIX achieves the same network transfer speeds as my desktop did.To eliminate everything but the machines I just swapped them over, i.e. plugged the Yoga into the MIIX's dock and the MIXX into the Yoga's dock. The MIXX continued to transfer to the NAS at ~113MB/s and the Yoga at it's normal pitiful speed. So it's not anything external, it's the Yoga and I'm at a loss.Anyone any ideas what to try to resolve this please?Thanks.Kevin

A:Yoga 930 Slow Network Transfer Speeds

Just a wild guess, but I have seen in the past where due to the case design, or the mounting of the USB port internally, some USB 3.0 cables will simply not insert far enough into the USB 3.0 port to actually contact the rear pins needed for USB 3.0, and thus it will only connect at USB 2.0, which being 10 times slower might explain you slow speeds.    You might try another USB 3.0 cable, or I have even trimmed back the cover a bit to expose more of the connector to permit it to insert further into the port.     Basically if the cable inserts up to the plastic contacting the case and you have none of actual plug visible, it could be suspect.    Best of luck,  Edit:   Also, check for any BIOS or device driver updates, and whether Device Manager shows any errors related to USB 3.0 hubs etc. 

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hi folks, was wondering if the networking gurus here could shed some light on a pesky network speed issue that's been bugging me for a while now.
I have some large files that I'm trying to transfer over an 802.11n network via various high end routers and max transfer speed I get over all of them is 45Mbps, even though the routers are very close by and the
Link speed on both laptops is 300Mbps.

First laptop is a Dell M6700 with Windows 7 Professional, with Intel Centrino Advanced N 6205 a/b/g/n wireless card , driver Date 6/16/2013, v , provided by Microsoft.

Second laptop is an Asus Q325UA (UX370UAR) with Windows 10 Home with Intel Dual Band AC8260 wireless card. (Driver Date 3/19/18, v, provided by Microsoft).

Between them I have a Linksys EA6350 router with latest firmware, supporting  both 2.4 and 5ghz.  and have set the network to 5ghz,  Since the Windows 7 Intel Centrino cannot support AC protocol, I have set the 5ghz network to Auto.  The
router has the latest firmware.
Network utilization seems to be only about 15%. 

Per article at https://www.ghacks.net/2016/08/05/windows-10-limiting-internet-speed/
Setting netsh interface tcp set global autotuning = disabled         and restarting both laptops, I now show on both laptops:  "Receive Window
Auto-Tuning Level"  = disabled.

Further, on Windows 7, I can turn off the Advanced "Large Sen... Read more

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I got my Fiber line installed about 2 months ago. The offer I pay for says 1Gbits/s down and 200Mbits up. Naturally, I've never even gotten close to those speeds. At first, when the guy did his thing, I didn't have an Ethernet cable on hand (despite being a network and IT student...I know, the irony), so I used the router's Wifi. I was averaging 70 Mbits down. At first, I was thinking, 'this seems a bit low'...for fibre of course). I went into lectures the next day and people said, you may need to wait for your line to be properly activated...this seemed plausible, so I waited. The next week I stuck an RJ45 on some CATVE and immediately went to average 500Mbits/s (688Mbits/s record). Now, this is great, but it's still half of what I'm paying for.

However, for the past 2 days, I've been having problems. My Desktop (after coming out of sleep) always has the yellow triangle symbol over the wireless icon (faulty ethernet cable so was back to WiFi). I disconnect and reconnect to find the same problem. I restart the wireless on the router, to find the problem is persisting. Only after 3-5 tries does it work. My phone too has been having trouble connecting to WiFi (Authentification problem).

The original CAT5 cable has since 'developed' a problem and has been changed. The Pc hasn't been having the connection problem out of sleep, but Chrome is very slow to do anything. Youtube loads every other time, social media too. I... Read more

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So when transferring files from one pc to another using copy and paste, why does it only say 2-3 maybe 5-6 or so..

I’m using windows vista, but it’s the same in XP when I was using it. I share a folder on network, browse to this shared folder using another PC on the network (same workgroup) and i copy and paste say a 600mb file. The transfer speed reports (in vista. xp don’t have this feature) that its around 3mb/s or so, whatever it says, it’s not "what it should be" regardless if its 100mbit(10MB/S) or gbit(100MB/s) network.

Now on the advanced config of the network adapter there are various settings that control the network adapter. Does one of these determine the overall speed or the transfer? Maybe a firewall or router is slowing the transfer; therefore a port should be opened? is so what port? Or are speeds slow due to windows..but where can I find information about such a bug, i mean iv looked and looked.

maybe I’m just not googleing the right thing

so anyway if someone knows anything that could help me speed up the transfer of data between two pc's on a windows network, It would be a great help.

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Hello everyone,
I have 3 or 4 devices connected via a wireless connection, 2 of which are in the same room. Roughly a week ago, my desktop (Vista OS) started to suffer from severely reduced download speeds (5-30kb/s), while my laptop (also Vista OS) which is on the same wireless network continues to run at normal speeds (500kb/s-1mb/s).

I have tried a system restore, scanning for viruses, updating/disabling antivirus and firewalls, connecting directly to LAN, changed wireless interface speed from g to b to mixed, changed wireless channels from 1-6-11, nothing seems to work.

I have a Thomson TG782T router with a D-Link wireless card (which is rather old). I will be happy to post system specs if it helps diagnose this problem.

Please feel free to move this if it should be in the hardware section, I'm thinking it may be a hardware issue.

Thanks in advance.

A:Slow speeds on PC which shares wireless network

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Win XP Pro SP2
Hey everyone. I have an issue that's driving me nuts. All of a sudden my internet download speed seems to have dropped. But, when viewing my connection or doing online speed tests, the speeds are actually great. I cannot stream video most of the time and images take longer than ever before to load. Web pages sometimes load fast and other times they will hang for a little while before downloading. If I try to download a file, my download box pops up but takes at least a minute or two to begin showing progress. Its as if im behind a proxy or something. The real kicker is that when im in safe mode with networking my speeds are great. My actually system is working as smooth as ever. Any suggestions here?



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I am transferring some files over my network using the Python SimpleHTTPServer on a Xubuntu box.


python -m SimpleHTTPServer
The server is a mediocre, 4-5 year old machine AKA David. I don't have the exact specs to hand but it was bargain bucket in 2009

The client is a big powerful monster of a machine. Big games rig. AKA Goliath.

The router has a theoretical transfer speed of 300Mb/s. It's a TP-Link TL-WR841N.

My actual non-concurrent download speed is ~ 4Mb/s.

This isn't really my area and I was wondering if anyone can explain why this is? All connections are via Ethernet cable. David is connected via Ethernet. Goliath is connected via Ethernet to a Powerline Adapter which in turn is Ethernet connected. Over wireless, I am getting ~1.5Mb/s.

I'm not expecting the full theoretical maximum but surely better than 4Mb/s? Is there anyway to improve this? Why am I getting such a slow connection? I'm interested in the academic side of things here as well as the technical solution (if any)

My theory is that my rubbish-y old network card is throttling. Possible?


A:Solved: Slow-ish transfer speeds over network

Several things here. First, the NIC(s) used can affect the speed, even the driver version can have an affect. Second, how each NIC is connected and configured (ie: 10half, 10Full, 100half, 100Full, etc.).

Verify the configuration end to end. Also, the router itself, and in this configuration, the powerline adapter can/are likely further reducing the speed.

Try moving everything to the same room and test. ie: David > short ethernet > router > short ethernet > Goliath

That will give you the best possible results with your current hardware (assuming there aren't any configuration issues).

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My PC's network card is configured as 100 Mbps
My NAS Drive is configured as 100 Mbps

My Home Hub 3 shows both connected at 100 Mbps, yet I'm getting a maximum of 1.3M transferring a file to the NAS.

Is there any way I can increase this ?
I get the same speed from my 20Mbps download from my DSL.

A:Slow Network Transfer Speeds on Local LAN

Your hub is probably whats causing the problem. Hubs are only able to run in 1/2 duplex mode so your speed is only 50 mbps.

100 Mbps (Mega bits per second) connection maximum theoretical speed is 12.5 MBps (Mega Bytes per sec)

A hub that runs in 1/2 duplex mode runs at 50 Mbps = 6.25 MBps

This is theoretical maximum speeds.

To increase you speeds i would suggest replacing your hub with a switch. If you want to increase it more add gigabit hardware to all your machines. That will give you a maximum of 125 MBps. On my Gigabit network I normally see network transfer speeds around 70-100 MBps.

I hope this helps.

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Oi oi,
I need help with these; you can just answer the ones you know about.QUESTION 1
I use IVPN.
It has an option not to allow any traffic outside of VPN tunnel.
It's firewall starts very early when windows starts and doesn't allow other programs to connect to anything.
After using the web a little I check my 2 adapters in Network and Sharing Center.
(There is 1 normal and 1 TAP adapter for the VPN to use)
First (Normal adapter) shows higher Sent/Recieved Bytes than the Second (TAP) Adapter.
1st adapter:https://postimg.org/image/nan90its1
2nd adapter:https://postimg.org/image/4sb3b0z9f
Does it mean that I leak some data with my real IP adress?QUESTION 2
When I start Firefox, it makes hidden connection to some places (like checking for addon updates etc.)
I disabled all of FF's update checks, but one connection I can't stop.
dcky6u1m8u6el.cloudfront.net (
Very strange thing is I blocked it's domain and IP in hosts file, but it still can connect.
Glasswire Screenshot:https://postimg.org/image/705do8onr
How does it bypass even hosts?QUESTION 3
I installed Ubuntu and Linux Mint before(Couldn't get used to them, rolled back). While I was using Linux I must have deleted something from my External Hard Drive. Now there is a ".Trash-100" folder that CAN'T be deleted. Removing "Read Only" option from properties does not help.
Pic:https://postimg.org/image/3w9vj43tvQUESTION 4
When I start my PC, I see an external connection made by broadcasthost and also Read more

A:Software and Privacy Related Help [Network-VPN-Mozilla-Others]

Question 1:
No that does not mean you're leaking data. The TAP is a virtual adapter for the VPN connection that is apart of the physical adapter. So you're going to see traffic on both. If you're worried about VPN leakage do a online VPN leaktest.
Question 2:
It is apart of your VPN services. Cloudfront.net is a apart of Amazon AWS servers in which many VPN's run off of.
CloudFront is a web service that speeds up distribution of your static and dynamic web content, for example, .html, .css, .php, and image files, to end users. CloudFront delivers your content through a worldwide network of data centers called edge locations.
Source:  whois.arin.net
IP Address: (United States)
Name:  AT-88-Z
Handle:  NET-52-84-0-0-1
Registration Date:  12/19/91
Org:  Amazon Technologies Inc.
Org Handle:  AT-88-Z
Address:  410 Terry Ave N.
City:  Seattle
State/Province:  WA
Postal Code:  98109
Question 3:
If you delete files from off a USB stick you will get trash bin files. Instead use Shift-Del. They are user specific. If you are logged in as another user you won't be able to delete that file as it was deleted by another user. However, under root you can still chmod, chown, force delete.
Question 4:
This IP is normal to see in both Windows and Linux. It is the Link Local Multicast Name Resolution p... Read more

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Oi oi,
I need help with these; you can just answer the ones you know about.QUESTION 1
I use IVPN.
It has an option not to allow any traffic outside of VPN tunnel.
It's firewall starts very early when windows starts and doesn't allow other programs to connect to anything.
After using the web a little I check my 2 adapters in Network and Sharing Center.
(There is 1 normal and 1 TAP adapter for the VPN to use)
First (Normal adapter) shows higher Sent/Recieved Bytes than the Second (TAP) Adapter.
1st adapter:https://postimg.org/image/nan90its1
2nd adapter:https://postimg.org/image/4sb3b0z9f
Does it mean that I leak some data with my real IP adress?QUESTION 2
When I start Firefox, it makes hidden connection to some places (like checking for addon updates etc.)
I disabled all of FF's update checks, but one connection I can't stop.
dcky6u1m8u6el.cloudfront.net (
Very strange thing is I blocked it's domain and IP in hosts file, but it still can connect.
Glasswire Screenshot:https://postimg.org/image/705do8onr
How does it bypass even hosts?QUESTION 3
I installed Ubuntu and Linux Mint before(Couldn't get used to them, rolled back). While I was using Linux I must have deleted something from my External Hard Drive. Now there is a ".Trash-100" folder that CAN'T be deleted. Removing "Read Only" option from properties does not help.
Pic:https://postimg.org/image/3w9vj43tvQUESTION 4
When I start my PC, I see an external connection made by broadcasthost and also Read more

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I have no idea why this is occurring. I have full wi-fi signal and I have a fast broadband connection.

Every now and again the connection speed to just one PC drops to a point where there is almost no activity. I get various "connection timed out" and "DNS lookup failed" errors, then after about 10 minutes of frustration everything works again.

I know this problem is isolated to just this one PC as I have done Internet speed tests from another computer.

I have tried using different wireless cards, resetting the router, changing DNS servers. Nothing has worked.

A:Inconsistent (slow) Internet speeds only on one PC in home network


go to start > run > type : ipconfig /all

please paste the information into this thread

also go to your router settings and name us the currently set DNS servers


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I'm wondering if there's any way I can increase the data transfer speed between 2 of my computers on my wireless network. I'm seeing about 1.25MB/s according to the box that shows you the speed/duration of a file transfer. I'd love to even triple this tiny speed because I am trying to transfer nearly 500GB between my computers before I hit the road again (I'm a truck driver). Thanks.

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So, I know that at one point in the past my Home Network File Transfer Speeds use to be better than what I'm getting at the moment.

I'm by no means Network Savvy, so please bare with me. I know enough just to get into trouble.

Question 1
From what I've been told your Home Network Speeds can be put to a screeching halt if you have a device that is particularly slower than most of your other devices (ie. a 802.11b device where most of the devices on your network are /g or /n. or a 10/100 device where most others are 10/100/1000) Is this true?

My Setup:
I have 2 fairly new Toshiba Satellite Laptops (802.11n) that are almost always connected via WiFi and not LAN.
I have 1 D-Link DIR 865L AC Router centrally located in my home for the best reach of signals.
I have 1 WD My Book Live 2TB NAS connected directly to my Router via Ethernet.
I have 1 Samsung Series 6 Smart TV
I have 1 D-Link Baby Monitor connected via WiFi (802.11b I "THINK")
I have 1 iPad Mini, 1 iPhone 6, and 1 Samsung Galaxy S5 that are all also connected.
All my Ethernet Cable is Cat 5e, hard to find 6 where I live.
My Router Channel is manually set to 11 (best possible) due to conflicting Home Networks around my area.
Router Mode is set to Mixed Mode (a, b, g, n) All of my devices except our 2 phones fall into this category.
Both of my Computers are joined in a Home Group.

Now, here are my current speeds.

I tested a few different methods on both of my Computers, all Methods using the sa... Read more

A:Slow File Transfer Speeds over Home Network

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I have tryed Remote Differential compression, changing of services (turning off), updated lan driver and changed duplex but still no good,

the PC I am copying the file from is a windows XP SP2 machine and running through a netgear switch, previous Digilink,

Can anyone help me get this working properly?

Atheros L1 Gigabit ethernet

Windows 7 64bit.

A:Slow network transfer speeds from windows XP machine.

i think you go with hardware engg. to solve your problem!!

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I set up a network folder on one of my computers and I use another computer on the network to manage the files on it. It all works fine until I try to copy a file or folder from one location on the network drive to another location on the same network drive. Instead of copying the file locally, the network computer sends the file to my remote computer, which sends it back to the same network computer. This means it takes ages to copy large files because they go over the network completely unnecessarily. Is there a way to fix this issue? Can I tell Windows not to transfer files across the network when it's unnecessary? Thanks for any help!

A:Slow speeds copying files locally on a network drive

Quote: Originally Posted by Altay

I set up a network folder on one of my computers and I use another computer on the network to manage the files on it. It all works fine until I try to copy a file or folder from one location on the network drive to another location on the same network drive. Instead of copying the file locally, the network computer sends the file to my remote computer, which sends it back to the same network computer. This means it takes ages to copy large files because they go over the network completely unnecessarily. Is there a way to fix this issue? Can I tell Windows not to transfer files across the network when it's unnecessary? Thanks for any help!

Need a ton more info

Are you using "homegroup"

How is the folder set up? is it a simple share. or more advanced

Do you have a win 7dvd to do a repair install?


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ok folks.......i am begging someone on here to help me - on the verge of going back to windows 7. Tried everything.
help me. please.

i have an x99 chipset pc, i7 5820k, 16gb ram, gtx nvidia 970 - its a good pc (meant to be anyway............).
it's connected directly to my router, as are a few other pc's in the house including a laptop - all via lan cable, as is my NAS drive.

a few weeks ago i noticed file transfer speeds had dropped, really slow. I've tried all sorts, including 2 fresh formats trying a combination of things. Different slots on the router, different cables, the whole 'large send offload' disabled thing, everything.
None of it works.
I've been doing side by side tests, vs my Asus laptop (also on windows 10, and the last thing i'd expect in the house to work properly) - transferring the same file, from the same location on my NAS, to a local drive (ssd drives both on laptop and on pc).
With the laptop i get average transfer speeds of this 9gb file of 50-70 mb/s, every time, consistently, No problem at all.
With the PC, one time it will start at 55-60 and slow right down. Other times it'll start at 30 and again slow down.
Or it'll stay at 30.
More often than not, it starts at 30-40 then will slow to 15-20.
On the laptop its a consistent 55-65 and stays there for the entire file.

What the hell is wrong with my pc?
I've done the exact same tests on my little shuttle pc in the lounge, a crappy thing with a simple i3 cpu, no graphics card. No issues ... Read more

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Hi all, and thanks for this great forum.

I having issues with my new home network setup.. So Im hoping you guyes could help me out. Im getting really slow speed over the home network. Especially from my computer to my readynas (transferspeeds around 260kbps). In addition I cant access my NWA1100 via the ip adress. My setup is:

Modem Router from internet supplyer (Zhone)
ZyXEL ES1100-16 Switch
ZyXEL NWA1100 Access point
ReadyNAS 2100

Im using win 7 on a dell XPS430 computer.

Here is some information, hope you can understand, its in norwegian:

Microsoft Windows [Versjon 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. Med enerett.

C:\Users\Eirik>IPCONFIG /ALL

Windows IP-konfigurasjon

Vertsnavn . . . . . . . . . . . : Eirik-PC
Primær DNS-suffiks . . . . . . . :
Nodetype . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP-ruting aktivert . . . . . . . : Nei
WINS Proxy aktivert . . . . . . . : Nei
Søkeliste for DNS-suffiks . . . . : iad.ventelo.no

Trådløst LAN-kort Trådløs nettverkstilkobling 2:

Medietilstand . . . . . . . . . . : Medium frakoblet
Tilkoblingsspesifikt DNS-suffiks :
Beskrivelse . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter
Fysisk adresse . . . . . . . . . : 00-1F-1F-3B-61-36
DHCP aktivert . . . . . . . . . . : Ja
Automatisk konfigurasjon aktivert : Ja

Trådløst LAN-kort Trådløs nettverkstilkobling:

Medietilstand . . . . . . . . . . : Medium frakoblet
Tilkoblingsspesifikt DNS-suffiks : iad.ventelo.no
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A:Slow speeds over home network, cannot connect to ZyXel NWA1100 and more

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I keep getting Spy Guard coming up saying that an attempt to change the Homepage is being made. I keep telling it to keep the old homepage, which has worked up until now.

I told it to keep the old homepage, then the computer threw a fit and stopped working properly! It crashed two of my browsers that I had opened, then when I opened another browser it took ages to open. Then I noticed the homepage had been changed!!!! Also there are some dodgy porn links turned up suddenly in my Favourites!!!

Now the PC is being deadly slow to do *anything* and keeps freezing up. If you put in an address in the URL, you won't get to it and will return to the homepage which is now http://nkvd.us/... It will come up http://nkvd.us/www.ebay.co.uk I ran ADAWARE, but it found nothing.

I did a Hijack This scan and I am hoping that someone will be able to take a look at it and see if there is anything dodgy on it Here is the log that I just did:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 23:03:25, on 21/04/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\Wk... Read more

A:PC just started being Deadly slow...

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Hello al,

As of a couple days ago my computer has began running really slowly at times. i woud go into the task manager and delete a process i believe it was name apdproxy.exe or something to that name and it would make it run efficient again. As of today i started getting popups for a website to make my computer faster.
Here is my Hijackthis log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:48:10 PM, on 12/22/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Media Music Server\SSSvr.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony\Photo Server 20\appsrv\PicAppSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\SV_Httpd.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\sv_httpd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Sony Shared\VAIO Media Platform\UPnPFramework.exe
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A:Computer deadly slow


1. Please choose from any of the above links. Download the file & Save it to Desktop.

2. Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.

3. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that & a fresh Hijackthis log in your next reply

Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall

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I've got all sorts of funky problems with my computer. It's a Dell Latitude D600 Laptop and was working fine when I got it. After playing some games on my laptop, my computer would begin to overheat to really high temperatures like 150 degrees or above. Every time it did that, my computer would slow down and while playing games it would slow the game down to like 1 frame per half a minute. After about 10 minutes it would recover and go back to normal. I bought a fan for my computer and it seemed to solve the problem. Then my computer would at times go up to 180 degrees or so without a fan. Now with a fan the temperature is pretty high like 150 or so but my computer would still lag for 10 minutes or so at a time. I've use tune up utilities 2009 to defrag my computer and optimize performance but it doesn't solve the problem. Even when I have nothing running in the background my computer does this.

A:Deadly Slow Computer

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Was infected a few days ago with rogue malware.... now laptop is almost completely unresponsive and programs become unresponsive. Copy of DDS Notepad is below.

DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by michael.gass at 11:02:26.93 on Sun 03/22/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.2.1033.18.1015.506 [GMT -4:00]
============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k Cognizance
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
c:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Drive Encryption\HpFkCrypt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\AMT\atchksrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\AMT\LMS.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\mcshield.exe
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A:start up is deadly slow and IE mostly unresponsive

Hello, mgdadWelcome to the Bleeping Computer Forums. My name is Jat, and I will be helping you with your situation.If you do not make a reply in 5 days, we will have to close your topic.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favourites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic. The topics you are tracking can be found here.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. Doing so could cause changes to the directions I have to give you and prolong the time required. Further more, you should not be taking any advice relating to this computer from any other source throughout the course of this fix.If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.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". We do not want to clean you part-way, only to have the system re-infect itself. Please reply using the 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. Only attach them if requested or if they do... Read more

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Thanks in advance for the help.Opened a word doc, but had a funny feeling it was loaded.I disable system restore, went into safe mode, cleaned tmp & cache and then used Panda Activescan. Reported that it cleaned a "Trojan.Win32.Small.js" virus. Rebooted back into safe, ran Kaspersky and Symantec online; Seemed clean,Logged back on and ran TrojanHunter. As I did that, McAfee Virusscan (which I forgot to disable during TH Scan) reported finding and quarantining 3 files including DNF.exe. Google search says its a Deadly Network Flood. There was no results on Google for the other filesHere's my HTJ.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 12:47:40 PM, on 3/13/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)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\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\FrameworkService.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\... Read more

A:Posiible "deadly Network Flood" Virus

Hello and welcome to BC.Sorry for the delayed response. If you've not been helped elsewhere and still need help, please post a fresh HijackThis log and I'll be happy to help you.

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The other day, our family computer started redirecting web searches to other sites. Tried to scan with Norton but it would hang up in the temp internet folder. Tried to clean it but windows would reset. Since then, I have reinstalled Norton and a bunch of other web spybot type software in an attempt to clean. Also at the same time, a 1gb memory stick stopped working. Norton still does not complete a full system scan but AVG, spybot, adaware does.I think I have it all cleaned out, but if someone more experienced would please look at my hijack this log and let me know if there is anything else we can do, we would greatly appreciate it.Thanks!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 9:36:05 PM, on 8/22/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exeC:... Read more

A:Please Help, Computer Deadly Slow Posible Virus?

somebody... anybody... please?

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On my desktop pc I am running windows vista and cant connect to the internet. I have tested the LAN connection with my laptop and it works perfectly. I have reinstalled network drivers numerous times on my desktop trying to get the connection going, with no success. I have come to a conclusion that the problem must lie either with the network drivers or the built in network hardware itself because my router is working fine.

Does anyone have any suggestions?

A:Network hardware/software problem

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