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Q: Solved: really slow internet speed on one computer

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

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

Any ideas?

Thanks
Robert

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A: Solved: really slow internet speed on one computer

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

I will try to provide as much information as possible.

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

Tech Specs.>

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

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

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

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

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

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Everything Opens up very slow, web pages etc.
I have XP sp1. It's an HP Pavillion. I'd greatly appreciate
it if someone could examine my "HijackThis" file log below
and tell me why is causing my computer to run slow as
molassis. Thank you so much and I'm looking forward to hearing from someone real soon.

Berzerker57


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:22:48 AM, on 10/13/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.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\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
c:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe
C:\Program Files\Comodo\common\CAVASpy\cavasm.exe
c:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Comodo\Comodo AntiVirus\cavse.exe
C:\Program Files\Comodo\Comodo AntiVirus\cavse.exe
C:\Program Files\ThreatFire\TFService.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exe
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Hi
In desperate need of help. My son has bought a new computer and it's only picking speeds of 3mb. All other devices picking up 40mb. What could be the problem?
Thanks
 

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Okay, this has been going on for weeks. Even my pretty techie bro is out of ideas. My brother returned to college not long ago, but he was still home when it all started. I'd asked him to see if internet was slow or anything, and he checked and told me it was fine. A few days later my dad brought his laptop home from work. The laptop is only on our network when he's doing stuff at home - but I asked him, and I was for myself it was completely fine...and fast. And as my brother's now back at college with his laptop, my computer is generally the only one on the network, but as it was going on before that, I know their laptops weren't effecting anything.

Now that we're done with the back-story, I'll do my best to explain what's going on: The connection on my computer is fine. Sometimes it'll short out, but generally it's good. However, it's always slow - about maybe 2 times faster than dial-up. But pretty often it becomes incredibly slow, taking as much as 20-30 minutes to load something, even simpler things.

That's the best I can come up with right now about the problem. Resetting the router and/or restarting the computer can help a little, but it eventually goes to near dial-up speed, then down to when it's very slow.

I guess something to add is that I'm the only one with Vista on the computer. My dad's laptop has XP, and my brother has a Mac laptop.

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A:One computer out of three on a network has VERY slow internet speed

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Hey people! My main computer's internet has been very slow. I'm getting only 30 mbps when I should be getting 150 mbps. All of my other devices get 150 mbps speeds. I get full speeds when connected with an ethernet cable. I have a qualcomm atheros ar9287 network adapter installed. The router I'm using is a Cisco DPC3848V. Any help is appreciated!
 

A:Very slow internet speed on my main computer

How are you connected, 802.11 "b" max is ~5.5Mbps, "a" and "g" max out at ~20 Mbps, etc. WiFi operates at the highest possible speed that both endpoints can support. For example, an 802.11g laptop connected to an 802.11n router will only work at the lower speed of "g". In other words, both devices need to support the same standard in order to operate at those speeds.

Also, are there any physical obstructions in the line of sight between devices? What's the distance between the devices? Is there any radio interference in the area?

Wikipedia: WiFi > Interference
Interference

For more details on this topic, see Electromagnetic interference at 2.4 GHz.

Wi-Fi connections can be disrupted or the internet speed lowered by having other devices in the same area. Many 2.4 GHz 802.11b and 802.11g access-points default to the same channel on initial startup, contributing to congestion on certain channels. Wi-Fi pollution, or an excessive number of access points in the area, especially on the neighboring channel, can prevent access and interfere with other devices' use of other access points, caused by overlapping channels in the 802.11g/b spectrum, as well as with decreased signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) between access points. This can become a problem in high-density areas, such as large apartment complexes or office buildings with many Wi-Fi access points.

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Hi there... here in my work we have like 9 computers, we all connect to a wireless modem using USB G wireless cards... when i use mine, i can easily use the internet service for about 2 or 3 hours working so well, the usb card led flashes only when im loading something... and suddenly, the entire network slow down, i can see the wireless card LED flashing continously and it doesnt stop... i know for sure its my computer because i disconnect my USB wireless card and the entire network go back to the normal speed, i used to have another usb card and now we bought a Linksys one and the same problem happens...

I hope you can help me!

By the way, sorry about my english, im from Mexico :P... thanks and regards...
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Run by Newhomepage at 12:26:56.19 on Thu 11/20/2008
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6000.0.1252.1.1033.18.1982.1192 [GMT -7:00]

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

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
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
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe
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A:My computer slow down the internet speed in my network

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Hello Everyone,
 
So I go on my desktop computer today and what do you know, the internet is really slow. I do a speedtest on my laptop which is right next desktop, and it has regular internet speeds. However, my desktop is really struggling, at times I can't even load basic pages, let alone play games. It's a custom built PC and I'm using a Netcomm wireless adapter to get a wireless connection (I can't use wired). 
 
What happened?!? Why is this randomly happening? Is my adapter broken? Do I need to update something?
 
Sorry if this in the wrong place.
If you need any more information to help me solve this problem then just ask.
 
Thanks,
~Gun

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Edit: So relieved now, solved the problem.
I don't know what the problem is and its starting to get on my nerve.

Just a couple of weeks ago my internet was running at its normal speed, but then just recently its running a lot slower. The normal download speed for my Qwest DSL was about 1000 kbps but now its around 300 kbps and my normal upload speed was about 1500 kbps and now its around 400 kbps.

I did a full system virus/spyware scan and found some stuff and deleted them but I'm still having the same problem. I heard from somewhere else that the Internet Security Suite could be slowing down the internet, but I ruled that out becuase I had Zonealarm Internet Security Suite for a long time and it has never slow down my internet.

Well I think I provided everything I know so far. Any help would be nice and if you need more info, I'll try to provide as much as I can.
 

A:Solved: Internet speed slow

Have you spoken to your ISP? Perhaps they are having problems? Maybe you can even ask them if other customers have complained of similar problems in the last 2 weeks.
 

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hi guys i wonder if anyone can help me with my internet speed problem, until a few days ago everything was fine iwas getting 9.80 Mb/s dl and 0.49 Mb/s ul, ping 18ms
but now i'm only getting 0.25 Mb/s dl and 0.18 Mb/s ul, ping 20ms
I'm confused as to why or how this has happened any ideas ??
 

A:Solved: very slow internet speed

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heya i found this site through google and looks like it could help me (i hope)

anyway heres the problem , a few days ago randomly i think my internet download speed was gotten very slow , this has happened a bit before but it was very on and off and rarely .. there isnt much problem with getting on internet pages they havnt slowed drastically and even games work grand , everything on the computer seems to be working ok just my download speed from pages in particular video streams very slowly even youtube takes an age for the bar thing to fill up . i dont think its a problem with the hardware im useing because it was grand before(wireless labtop). im useing firefox and ive tried useing internet explorer but its just as slow.

anyway please help me out as this is getting really frustrateing.
please reply like im stupid cause i pretty much am when it comes to this.

cheers for any help
dave
 

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I just updated to Windows 10 but I think the problem was with Windows 8 too, Sometimes my internet is out on my PC while the internet is still up on my brothers PC, tho this problem happens about 3 times a very few days.. We have 5+ computers in the house and 4 are on daily while 3 is being used daily the 4th one is not very used daily and sometimes off most of the time. So the 2 computers have Windows 10 and 3rd computer has Windows 7 while the 4th computer has Windows 10 also. I read on an article which says that Windows 10 uses bandwidth without you know and I checked task manager and on windows 8 my CPU and Memory was just fine and when I upgraded to Windows 10 my CPU spiked to about 20% and Memory spiked to about 72% and sometimes random numbers appear on all 4 sections( CPU, Memory, Disk, Network).

So how can I fix this problem or is it just Windows 10?

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Hi there I am not sure what you would like me to post here, but I believe my computer is infected, oddly enough I am somewhat enjoying this weird issue as I have been able to discover interesting websites like this one to get help. I have been in computers since the Commodore VIC20, I have defeated and rid computers of tons of viruses but this one has got me going around in circles to the point where I cannot tell if I am infected or not. I could just wipe the computer and reinstall windows but I believe something is on my computer but hell if I can find it. I have always been mostly on the hardware side of things and have not dabbled on on the software side of things alot.

I have posted on other sites about my issues with my computer and have received no responses, so I am not sure if my issue is no one knows what to do or what. Please let me know what logs or programs you would like me to run. These are the things I believe to be symptoms:

Limited Internet Bandwidth I have a 100Mbit/sec Connection that is limited to specifically 7.5 MBits/sec, i have other systems running on the same network that have no issue achieving the 100Mbits/sec bandwidth.

I cannot use On Screen Keyboard at all it fails to load, one of my Online games I play my account got hacked via the virus or keylogger grabbing my password and email address to log in to the game.

for quite sometime I could not install Windows Update Security Patch:

Security Update for Windows (KB2724197)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A:Solved: Slow internet speed on my new W7Ultimate

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

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Hi, My friend did a windows recovery after he had a black screen when starting windows. Both IE and Firefox had slow connectivity yet I had him do a speedtest with speakeasy.net and it showed good speeds. He says the longer the computer is on, the slower is a surfing the internet. CPU usage is normal.

internet speeds:
2500kbps/400kbps

Could the recovery have messed with his computer networking drivers? He used a gateway recovery disk. His computer is either a gateway or dell computer.
 

A:After computer recovery - browser speed slow, internet speedtest normal

So your computer is NOT a gateway or dell? Is that what your saying? If so, you can't just use any recovery cd on your computer. Let me know more details.
 

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Hi, My friend did a windows recovery after he had a black screen when starting windows. Both IE and Firefox had slow connectivity yet I had him do a speedtest with speakeasy.net and it showed good speeds. He says the longer the computer is on, the slower is a surfing the internet. CPU usage is normal.

internet speeds:
2500kbps/400kbps

Could the recovery have messed with his computer networking drivers? He used a gateway recovery disk. His computer is either a gateway or dell computer.

A:After computer recovery - browser speed slow, internet speedtest normal

It might just be spyware/malware. I would check the add/remove programs list for any suspicious programs or toolbars and remove them.

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Hi there,

My computer has been running slow for few months now despite having a high speed internet connection. I have tried to fix it by having its set up changed. It didn't fix the problem. It was working fine but one day it suddenly started running slow. At first I thought it must be a problem with the servers of my network provider but that wasn't the case. I've called the cable company to check several times but they said other users were able to use internet in full speed without any problem. I noticed the problem by trying to watch videos from various websites and after this problem occurred, they started loading super, super slowly. It has gotten to a point that I can no longer watch TV shows, movies, and other videos. The only video website that works is YouTube and even that doesn't function completely normally. Only most YouTube videos work without getting stuck too much. Another thing which I must mention is that quite often the internet cuts off in midst of browsing sessions and it doesn't reconnect without restarting the computer. My computer is a Dell laptop pc with Intel core i5 processor. I suspect that maybe my LAN card has worn out and it needs to be replaced. Although, I have been told by some computer technicians to not to do so. But they weren't able to give me any solutions. So here are my questions:

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

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

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

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I have a Netgear Rangemax Router (WPN 824v2) connected to a ADSL modem. All running well. Broadband contract.
My XP Home comp. is cable connected to the router, speed: 550.xx kbs (Nova Friburgo, RJ, Brazil)
My (2) HP laptops (Vista HP 32) connected via WiFi, speed: last few days: 55-150Kbs, normally 350Kbs.
When latops are cable connected directly to the modem, speed: same as XP comp.

Processor name: AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-60
Processor speed: 1994
Processor vendor: AuthenticAMD
Processor count (cores): 2
Processor ID: x86 Family 15 Model 72 Stepping 2
RAM size: 1.94 GB
DirectX version: 4.09.00.0904
Video RAM: 64 MB
Windows version: Windows Vista (6.0.6002)
I have made these changes trying to increase the speed:
I did everything listed in Tips manually before applying the patch that reportedly did the same thing (did not see the patch at the bottom until I spent my time manually!)
http://www.speedguide.net/read_articles.php?id=2574

I also did what is suggested in this article for configuring my router to run faster with bit torrents.
http://p2p.weblogsinc.com/2005/04/2...ur-router-to-allow-fast-bittorrent-downloads/

Find the section that says*Port Range Forwarding*or similar
4) Add in the port range*6881-6889*for Torrent files
5) Make sure you check both protocol boxes*TCP*and*UDP*as well as the*Enablesetting.
6) Have the forward address set as your internal IP address*192.168.1.3*in my case.*
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hi. im running windows 7 home premium,with 2gb of ram,2.2ghz,on a presario CQ62 notebook. i have high speed cable internet through roadrunner.i have no viruses,nothing at all running accept for the services that normallly run on this computer.cpu usage is at zero,and everything runs fine,that is untill i start surfing the internet. im only getting 6mbps or even lower at times,when i should be getting 10mbps or more.i have run multiple different speed tests through road runner,and they basically all conclude that my download speed is 6mbps or lower,sometimes reaching as low as 3mbps.alot of times it will start out at 20mbps and then dramatically drop to almost nill.my upload however seems normal and never changes at 49.i have another computer thats a dell with 4gbs of ram and a faster processor and im getting 20mbps+++ fast! does having a faster processesor and more ram make a difference while surfing the net? i have an emachine with only 1gb of ram and windows xp,and its faster then this new presario at surfing the net using this same line.its really noticeable just flippin through pages or doing searches.i can definitly see the lag.i have also tried multiple browsers to see if that was the problem,including,chrome,firefox,opera.still the same no matter what i do help
 

A:Solved: slow surfing with high speed cable internet

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

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

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
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C:\Users\Ashley Barnaby>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

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

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . : phub.net.cable.rogers.com
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 0C-EE-E6-C7-4E-CF
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::5004:4b47:6adc:bbeb%13(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.170(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : November-30-10 10:59:57 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : December-07-10 10:59:57 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
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A:Solved: Slow Internet Connection, but it says i'm connected and speed is fine.

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my cpu has this thing called the internet speed monitor and it is running kinda slow...
 

A:Solved: the internet speed monitor pops out and my cpu runs slow

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Hello all,
I'm hoping someone can help me. This is my first post. I have been fighting my internet speeds for several weeks now, and Verizon wireless has not been any help. I have a HP Pavillion running XP Media Center. I use a wireless usb modem like you would on a laptop, only I use it on a desktop, so it never moves. I have great cellular signal with it, but my speeds stink up the place. I test at speedtest.net. I have run spybot S&D to try to clean up any spyware (didn't find much), I have run Windows Definder. I have done all the normal disk clean up, scan disk, ect. Here is my HijackThis file:
Any ideas to try would be extremely appreciated.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:55:49 PM, on 6/21/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTsvcCDA.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
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A:Solved: Slow internet speed on Verizon Wireless connection

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

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

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

Running processes:
C:\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:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\Omniserv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Webroot\Spy Sweeper\WRSSSDK.exe
C:\Program Files\Softex\OmniPass\OPXPApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\Unload\hpqcmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hphmon05.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\LTMSG.exe
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A:Solved: Slow computer, please help speed this thing up!

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Only had this new pc a few weeks and it is so slow now after 3 blue screen of death crashes that caused this I think, I believe firefox caused. I am not sure how to read dump files to show you details of the BSOD. I am including details of my PC along with the hijack this log, my system is clean though according to antispyware and virus scans.

2GB DDRII RAM
VISTA ULTIMATE 32bit

I installed 64bit before this 32bit one on another partition of this HDD but cannot boot into it anymore at startup because this PC won't let me select it because it does not detect my keyboard in DOS mode for some weird reason.

Hijackthis log is attached file.

A:Snail Speed Pc At Times And Always Slow Internet Speed On Vista Ultimate

I found this helpful information on possible solutions, very familiar with errors on previous Microsoft operating systems. http://www.vandersluijs.nl/content/view/973/96/lang,enI uninstalled one of the suggested updates and so far it is fine, the update was only optional so no security threats. I think it has helped, not certain if it will be like a fresh install because windows is slower than it was two weeks ago. If 3 weeks is best windows can handle for being ready for a new install I may have to go back to Linux. I hope this thread can stay on this forum somewhere to help others follow the link I posted above for possible solutions to this problem, it will save them time and effort trying numerous things.

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Greetings.
I have a Sony notebook I bought back in 2003 running XP SP2, which came with 500 MB of memory. I've used it all these years with my dial-up connection without any problems, and it's been updated at Microsoft Updates. Earlier this month I decided to try the wifi at my library, and bought a USB adapter for that purpose. It worked very well with the high speed connection for a half hour, and then it just turned off without warning. I turned it back on, connected again, and after that it turns off after 5 minutes as many times as I try (it still works great while it lasts). I did this several days, with the same result.
I exchanged the USB adapter for another one from a different company, with the same result.
I just upgraded the notebook to 1 GB of memory, and it still does the same.
I went to Sony Updates and downloaded their auto update software, and after 7 years all they offered for my computer was to get their media player reinstalled.
I'd appreciate any suggestions. Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Computer crashes with high speed internet.

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Hi,

Frustrated. I had posted this issue nearly two weeks ago out of desparation and have been doing research across multiple tech forums to fix my desktop issues...found out the symptoms ain't unique.

Background: I began having slow internet issues, specifically downloads, with my HP Windows 7 (64bit) desktop about 6 months after purchase (it is a 1.5 year old dinosaur). At the time, I was running McAfee and kept getting the annoying "your firewall is down, click to upgrade" message. I ran Malware Bytes, uninstalled McAfee (so I thought), and downloaded my ISP (Comcast) Norton security suite from their site. Download speed situation didn't improve and then I began to get the Norton 5013,3 Error Code. As advised by one of the guys here, I ran the McAffee complete uninstall as well as Norton's. Added to that, my firewall was down, so I did a deep scan (nothing malicious detected) and then the popular BFE and other step by step stuff provided by a kind soul on the Microsoft community forum to fix registry issues. Firewall is back on and I am now using MSE for security protection - had enough of Norton/McAfee. Yesterday, I activated service on a "new and improved" Comcast modem which I am supposed to be able to get the most out of the speed available. My speed test for downloads on the HP desktop: 0.5Mbps.

Latest research indicated a potential communication issue between my Linksys router (model WRT160N version 1.0) and Windows 7...requires... Read more

A:Solved: Internet download speed issues on HP Windows 7 Desktop computer

As advised by one of the guys here, I ran the McAffee complete uninstall as well as Norton'sClick to expand...

did you use the removal tool for each ?

if you connect to the router directly with a cable , what speeds do you get

use
www.speedtest.net run a few times, and make sure nothing is else is downloading or anyone is connected to the router

the ipconfig /all looks OK

also post back an xirrus screen shot
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Run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and install the program.
You will now need to take a screen shot and copy that back to the working PC and attach the screen shot in a reply on the forum here.

http://www.xirrus.com/Products/Wi-Fi-Inspector.aspx
Direct link to the program is here http://info.xirrus.com/Wi-FiInspectorConfirmation.html

{If the above link does not work heres another link http://www.pcworld.com/downloads/file_download/fid,77196-order,4/download.html}

Then run and install the program - on a wireless enabled PC/Laptop
if you get an error - You need will need to have NET Framework installed... Read more

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My computer was running just fine til about a week ago. I am on a secure network that was before yielding 1/mb/sec download speeds on wireless router. I have tested the network on my laptop and it still runs just fine, however my desktop has become sluggish, the download speeds are down to 30kb/sec and the search function has been taken over by "searchfastfind.net" that Malware Bytes has failed to find. Today the internet would simply die and not reconnect, or my browser would redirect to dead sites. The CPU on any processes doesn't seem high, but my computer is screaming like it's running several programs at once. I am using Vista, all updates installed that are available and needed.

What would I do to figure out the sort of malware I suspect this to be?

Dell Studio 540S Windows Vista Premium 2 64 bit

A:Suspected Malware (searchfastfind.net) - Ruining Internet Speed and Computer Speed

I ran rkill.exe it found no known programs running, malware still seems to come up empty, but my cpu speed and internet connection are still terrible.

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Hi.

I have this very annoying problem and I'm really out of hopes. I don't know what to do anymore. I'll make a summary of the problem and will be as concise as possible

So I have this Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop with a broadband connection (direct cable, no router) and 3 weeks ago I reinstalled my Windows. Everything went well until 2 weeks ago when the internet speed went down, dial-up like. Pages won't load, and if they do they load just partially. I called my ISP and they said they had no problem. I couldn't find any solution so I thought maybe, some sort of virus or spyware is doing this so I formated the whole hard-disk and did a clean install of Windows.

Unfortunatelly nothing changed, the download speed is the same. Here is a speedtest.net evaluation:

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

Drivers are up to date, no windows firewall, no antivirus and no windows update. The ISP support guy told me to deactivate IPv4 and IPv6 from Local Area Connection, but nothing changed. I did a TCP/IP reset which raised my down speed to almost 1 Mb, but after a few minutes it went back to "dial-up". With the down speed being the same, Speedtest sometimes shows me upload speed in between 50-70 Mb which is unbelievable (I will make a ss next time I see this).

And the very weird thing is that I have another netbook (pretty weak config, Intel Atom CPU, 2 GB RAM) and with the same cable it has normal speed (the kind of speed I had on this Dell too). An... Read more

A:[SOLVED] Very slow Download speed, Very High Upload speed

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

Lets first try this:

Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Now click on Network and Internet and in this window click Internet options.
Now click on the connections tab and select the button to never dial a connection.
Now click Apply and click OK.

Try if this works

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Hi guys. I hope you can help on this issue I've been having with my internet connection, I don't know what to do...

I resently formatted my harddrive because my internet all of a sudden started being very slow but after the format it's still the same issue. Now I've tried plugging the connection line into my laptop and there there's no problem.

I am gettin' a slower download than upload...

I have a 10mb download/1 upload speed LAN connection. I ran a speed test on the same connection and on my stationary it shows like 250 kbs download and like 750 kbs upload, while on my laptop it shows like 8 Mbs download and 750 kbs upload... so what's the problem?

So far I've found out that it has nothing to do with the internet connection line or my NIC (I tried a brand new one and it was the same issue), it's not spyware or malware, it's not fragmented and under internet connections it says that I'm connected on a 100 Mb network card and there are no problems with any of the devices?

However I can see that if I open the job list, the download connection is very unstable going from up to 750 kb for a breif moment then falls to a halt at 0 kb... and moreover it says that I'm not using any percent of the network?

I'm on windows 7 and haven't had any problems before this, the rest of the system works just fine, but not the internet. If I try and download something it won't get higher than like 50 kb and then may... Read more

A:Solved: Slow download speed, upload speed is fine...

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Hello,I have a few problems that i would kindly need some help to fixFirstly, i have been and idiot and tried cracking stuff, yes i am sorry and i shall now buy worthy products.As a result i believe i have had my internet speed hijacked(is this possible?) and i need urgent help on removing these viruses.I also recieve an annoying icon at the bottom of right hand corner which reads (Virus Alert!) and then is followed by a small pop up box which reads:Your computer is infected!Possible harmful infection was detected on your PCThe system will now download and install the most efficentspyware removal program to prevent private data loss andyour identity theft.Click here to protect your PC from the biggest spyware threats.Here is my HijackThis log.Any Help Would Be Greatly Appreciated.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 6:37:31 PM, on 3/17/2006Platform: 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:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\A... Read more

A:Internet Speed Very Slow For 256k, Very Slow Start Up, Very Laggy When Multi Tasking

Did you follow the instructions here:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/43659/how-to-remove-spyfalcon-removal-instructions/If not please do so and then post a new hjt log as a reply to this topic.

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Some kind of trojan invaded my computer I believe. I ran Symantec and it deleted a bunch of entries but the auto-protect kept popping up to block something labeled Downloader and file "kernel32.exe" I was eventually able to delete it in safe mode after turning off the system restore. But then the auto-protect kept blocking Adware.Webbuying with file name qmlqrib.dll (both of these were in system32 folder according to the log), but there was no file by that name anywhere. I ran Ad-Aware which removed two entries with a level 10 threat assessment named BookedSpace and Win32.TrojanClicker, however the Adware.Webbuying continued to be blocked by Symantec. I then ran Spybot which found and deleted numerous entries and I no longer get auto-protect for Adware.Webbuying. However, I continue to get pop-ups, internet is slower, computer is slower, and it seems to prevent downloads after a certain point in time (haven't made it past 20% of a file from various different sites ranging from 4-20 MB). Who knows what else it is doing; hopefully not downloading my personal data. Please lend me a hand if you can. Thanks. I have included my HijackThis log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:18:39 PM, on 6/19/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
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A:Solved: Pop-ups, slow internet, slow computer etc.

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Hi! I am new here. I heard this is a great place to post all my computer problems. I hope I can get some help here.

My computer is very slow and so is my internet. I can't manage to get some sites open because it is too slow. I do not know what is wrong with it but it looks like there is a virus or something like that. I do not know exactly what to do but I wish you can help me with this.

This is my hijackThis log file.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:49:19 PM, on 7/16/2008
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\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ibmpmsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 6.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\LANDesk\Shared Files\residentagent.exe
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Anti-Virus\fsgk32st.exe
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Anti-Virus\FSGK32.EXE
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Common\FSMA32.EXE
C:\Program Files\LANDesk\LDClient\LocalSch.EXE
C:\Program Files\F-Secure\Common\FSMB32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CBA\pds.exe
C:\Program Files\LANDesk\LDClient\tmcsvc.exe
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A:Solved: Computer too slow and internet very slow as well.

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Hello I just been getting slow internet speed high pings in games tried turning of firewall opening ports the whole lot nothing worked and a laggy browser.
I know something is wrong i would just like someone to take a look at the logs
and go from there thanks in advance.

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DDS (Ver_2011-08-26.01) - NTFSx86
Internet Explorer: 9.0.8112.16421 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_30
Run by tom at 21:58:17 on 2012-05-21
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 6.1.7601.1.1252.61.1033.18.3326.1827 [GMT 10:00]
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AV: AVG Internet Security 2012 *Enabled/Updated* {5A2746B1-DEE9-F85A-FBCD-ADB11639C5F0}
SP: AVG Internet Security 2012 *Enabled/Updated* {E146A755-F8D3-F7D4-C17D-96C36DBE8F4D}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
FW: AVG Firewall *Disabled* {621CC794-9486-F902-D092-0484E8EA828B}
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============== Running Processes ===============
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C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\3D Vision\nvSCPAPISvr.exe
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 LocalService
C:\Program Files\Sandboxie\SbieSvc.exe
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A:Getting slow internet speed /slow browser

Hello, Welcome to BleepingComputer.I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps.===Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link 2Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:[list]Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue. If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'S... Read more

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Purchased Windows 8 Pro with a new computer system, an HP Envy, last week for work.

Have a dedicated 20 down and 20 up connection that is functioning at speed.

Loading internet pages with Windows 8 is incredibly slow. Had the very same connection with a 7 year old HP using Windows XP and the speed blew this away.

Help?

A:Slow Slow internet speed with Windows 8

Slow pages are usually a sign of a dns problem. How do you have DNS configured? Are you using a gateway or router of some kind? Is that configured properly?

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Thank you for taking the time to read my request.

I purchased an HP entertainment laptop (windows vista os) about a year ago and I started experiencing problems with my speed a couple of months ago.

Most recently, I've experienced the following:

1. Slower speed surfing the net
2. Slow to open up an Internet Window (about 8 seconds)
3. Can not browse internet at the same time that an anti virus program is turned on (to monitor). Has occured with Norton and Trend Micro.
4. Can no longer access I-Tunes store or Rhapsody store when I open the applications.
5. You Tube videos are stop and go instead of running fluidly.

All of this is new behavior for my laptop...

Any ideas on what may be happening or what I should try to do next? I downloaded hijackthis, so I have that software program on my computer.

If anyone is willing to help, I would greatly appreciate it! Please let me know if you need additional information.

Many thanks in advance!

A:Adverse laptop behaviors: Slow internet speed, Youtube videos pausing, Internet will not work when antivirus program is on, can...

Can not browse internet at the same time that an anti virus program is turned on (to monitor).It is best to do a virus scan when the computer is not in use otherwise.If you suspect that you are infected, I would recommend posting in our Am I Infected? forumhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/

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Hi
 
My internet speed is consistently fast (25-30mbps), but Chrome and IE sometime run slow sometimes. For instance I'll be browsing Yahoo fine for a couple minutes, but then I'll try to open another tab to do a Google search and the browser will stall for about a minute before loading that page. Or I could click a link on a webpage and the browser will stall and show a blank white page for a minute. Loading the content on a webpage usually takes close to the normal amount of time, it just stalls before hand. It doesn't happen every time I click something, but it happens often enough to be a nuisance. 
 
Last night I went under settings and did "Referesh your PC" which is supposed to restore defaults and delete installed apps, but the problem is still here.
 
EDIT--
 
Here's an example: Everything usually stalls at the same time but not always. Just now, Gmail stalled for 2 minutes but I was still able to open a new tab and complete a Google search. However, when I tried opening a new tab and going to Gmail that way, that tab stalled too.

A:Internet Broswers are Slow but Internet Speed is Fast

I get that too sometimes, it is clearly caused by your computer (and in my case my computer) not your connection. I have ti with chrome but not IE, because i never open IE to check it. I have windos 8 so we have similar experiences in several respects. Mine haven't been as bad as yours lasting only 30 seconds or so at worst. I think this is due to large processes running in task manager and hogging memory/processor capacity. The only things i can advise is to: see if there are any large processes running under the details tab of task manager which should not be running, scan with your antivirus and with malwarebytes (there is a free version)to check that the cause isn't a virus of some sort, see if any startup items can be safely disabled (this can be done from a feature within the program CCleaner from piriform) and try clearing your temp files (CCleaner can also do this) and browsing history along with deleting any junk you have in the recycle bin and deleting old files you no longer need/uninstalling old programs you no longer need. When using CCleaner be VERY CAREFUL not to disable startup items without first verifying they are safe to stop (check google) and NEVER use it's registry tools (anything that attempts to "clean" the registry can damage your system). One other thing that might help you is disbaling add-ons in the browser and making plugins "clcik to play" rather than running automatically, doing this will mean there is less content to load so loading will be fas... Read more

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Good day to all. I am using AT&T(sbcglobal) dsl. My plan is for the speed of 1mb and under. Now, I realize I am not going to get 1mb, the speed will be under. But the tests I am running are showing speeds around or under 1/4 of a mb. All these tests were run one right after another, at 5 different times of the day, from 8am to 11pm for 3 consecutive days. I have 2 computers running XP that I ran the tests on, and there are no problems with either computer, other than the internet speed. Here are the results.

Speedtest.net: download: 0.24mbps / upload: 0.32mbps

Speakeasy.net: download: 0.24mbps / upload: 0.32mbps

McAfee Internet connection speedometer: 200kbps

CNet Bandwidth Meter: line speed 224kbps

Now, when I run my ISPs speed test AT&T Speedtest, the test shows my speed is: download: 1.58mbps / upload: 0.31mbps. I don`t understand the large difference in speeds I am getting from independent speed tests, and the speedtest from my ISP. Now if I am to believe my ISPs speedtest, they are going to try to tell me I am receiving more download speed than I am paying for. I find that very hard to believe.

Since this is the first time I have looked into this, I am kind of in the dark about how much speed is expected exactly, but 0.24 seems on the low side to me. I know I will have to contact my ISP to look indepth into this problem, and that is why I came here first. I don`t want to sound like a complete idiot when I contact them. Hopefully someone can look at my speed... Read more

A:Solved: My internet speed, and the various speed tests

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i have a cable connection that can push 20mbps; its connected to a router; pc has windows 7 and laptop has XP; laptop gives me 11 to 20+mbps downloads; PC gives me 3 to 5 mbps downloads; when I run connection from cable modem (emta/comcast) to PC (without router) I still get same download speed......what have I done wrong or how can i fix this........can it be fixed?

A:Slow Internet Speed

There are a couple of solutions you could try.

1. Update the ethernet driver for your PC.
2. Reset the modem.

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My Internet speed is extremely slow. Well let me clarify. my download speed is normal(4-5mbs) but it takes anywhere from 30 sec to 2 min to load a page. It all seemed to start when I installed mcafee. I dont know if its a coincinence. But i did all the obvious tnings like erasing temp. internet files etc. I scanned with Ad aware and Spybot but nothing worked. Please Help me
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A:Slow Internet speed

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Hello all,
I have a little problem, I have a dell optiplex 755 pc, and when i come to downloading freeware programs, of operating system (ubuntu) in my download client, which ive started to use Vuze, i get around 25kbs which is really slow, i used to get around 600kbs, although on my laptop when i do this, i get around 600kb's, is there something that my computer is missing?

I don't understand this.
Thanks, Matt.

A:Slow Internet Speed

Were you downloading the file using Wireless or Ethernet? or were you using Dial-UP?

Many Thanks,
Josh

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For some reaon my internet has gone from 512Kbps to around 2/3Kbps, super slow. I have adsl, it connected to the phone line it has a 20M RJ11 - RJ11 high speed internet extention cable. I have all the filters and they are on corectt, it cant be my pc because it just did a clean install of windows xp. And suggestions?
 

A:Very slow internet speed

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Ok so I've had very slow internet connection (between 0.30-0.60 Mbps) when I'm supposed to be getting 10 Mega bits per second. I'm with Rogers and this has been ongoing for 11 days now. I've called their help lines countless times and so far I've it's not my router because I hooked up my lap top to the internet directly and tested the speed and it was the same. I've opened 2 tickets with Rogers both of which took 48 hours for them to work on it but they always just closed the ticket because they found nothing wrong. I've had a Roger's agent take control of my computer to check firewalls and setting and then again tested the speed and it was the same. I tried switching my modem for a new one and it still doesn't work. PLEASE HELP!!! Rogers is not being helpful in any way and they keep getting me to do the same tests and the same things over and over. I've also tried all these tests on 2 other lap tops and it's the same thing.
 

A:VERY slow internet speed

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my internet speed was at 1.1 mb/s and up last night and now it wont get past 300kb/s anyone know what the problem could be and if there is a solution to it?

A:really slow internet speed

  
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my internet speed was at 1.1 mb/s and up last night and now it wont get past 300kb/s anyone know what the problem could be and if there is a solution to it?


Kovans

We need more info. what is your network setup? ISP, cable, router, pc cards, etc

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