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slow transfer speeds on fast 802.11n network

Q: slow transfer speeds on fast 802.11n network

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 15.9.0.5 , 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 20.50.0.4, 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 Send Offload (IPV4)" -- disabled under the Windows 7 laptop but I cannot find this on the Windows 10 Home Edition network advanced properties.




Any thoughts on what could be the reason the network transfer is a small percentage off the total "Link speed", approx about 45Mbps (~5 mb/sec)?



thanks much for any help,

Cos

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Preferred Solution: slow transfer speeds on fast 802.11n network

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

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

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

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I have a WD 2T HD 7200 RPM. Plugged in as a USB drive, the transfers speed is 7mg/sec, but if I use it as an internal SATA it's about 190mg/sec. I've tried 3 different USB interfaces with the 2T drive with the same results. Other USB HD's that I have aren't slow like this one is even with the same USB interface.

I have it set for better performance not quick removal and indexing is turned off. I bought this drive as an external USB HD and it?s 2.0 USB. I put it back in it?s original case and that didn?t help. It certainly wasn?t this slow with XP or WIN 7. Any suggestions?

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I have a WD 2T HD 7200 RPM. Plugged in as a USB drive, the transfers speed is 7mg/sec, but if I use it as an internal SATA it's about 190mg/sec. I've tried 3 different USB interfaces with the 2T drive with the same results. Other USB HD's that I have aren't slow like this one is even with the same USB interface.

I have it set for better performance not quick removal and indexing is turned off. I bought this drive as an external USB HD and it?s 2.0 USB. I put it back in it?s original case and that didn?t help. It certainly wasn?t this slow with XP or WIN 7. Any suggestions?

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I have a WD 2T HD 7200 RPM. Plugged in as a USB drive, the transfers speed is 7mg/sec, but if I use it as an internal SATA it's about 190mg/sec. I've tried 3 different USB interfaces with the 2T drive with the same results. Other USB HD's that I have aren't slow like this one is even with the same USB interface.

I have it set for better performance not quick removal and indexing is turned off. I bought this drive as an external USB HD and it?s 2.0 USB. I put it back in it?s original case and that didn?t help. It certainly wasn?t this slow with XP or WIN 7. 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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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..

Iím using windows vista, but itís 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 donít have this feature) that its around 3mb/s or so, whatever it says, itís 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 Iím 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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Hi

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

Code:

Code:
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?

Thanks
 

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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Hi
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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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'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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I used to be able to transfer files between my home built NAS (W7U64) with around MB/s now its less than KB/s. Both computers will quickly access the internet and download quickly from the internet. My netbook will do 3MB/s over wifi.
Setup
Desktop: W7U64, 4gb ram, intel 2 core 3ghz, 100mb/s network adapter
100 foot cat6
Dlink dir-825
3 foot cat 5
NAS: W7U64, 4gb ram, intel 2 core 2.8ghz, 100mb/s network adapter

Actually the connection was even more complex before with faster speeds.
I've tried everything. Uninstal avg, set to 100mb/s full dubplex, disabled firewalls, disabled network compression.
The only thing that has changed was my brother installed something with tons of bloatware that was somewhat stubborn to remove on the desktop.

A:Network transfer used to be fast now slow

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ytypo123


I used to be able to transfer files between my home built NAS (W7U64) with around MB/s now its less than KB/s. Both computers will quickly access the internet and download quickly from the internet. My netbook will do 3MB/s over wifi.
Setup
Desktop: W7U64, 4gb ram, intel 2 core 3ghz, 100mb/s network adapter
100 foot cat6
Dlink dir-825
3 foot cat 5
NAS: W7U64, 4gb ram, intel 2 core 2.8ghz, 100mb/s network adapter

Actually the connection was even more complex before with faster speeds.
I've tried everything. Uninstal avg, set to 100mb/s full dubplex, disabled firewalls, disabled network compression.
The only thing that has changed was my brother installed something with tons of bloatware that was somewhat stubborn to remove on the desktop.


RE-install Ethernet driver?

Run IPCONFIG /ALL and upload a snapshot of the output.

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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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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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Hi!

I got a strange problem. When I try to transfer file from my Vista machine to Server 2008 Beta, speed is at about 45MB/s, but when I try to transfer files from Server 2008 Beta to my computer, speeds hang at about 10MB/s.

I got a gigabit network throughout my home and file transfer never seemed to be a problem. I admit it was a bit faster in XP on same hardware than in Vista, but I resolved that problem using some tutorials here. My network speed was always in region 40-50MB/s (outgoing and incoming).

However, my SATA 2 disks in my computer were transferring files from one to another in region 45-55MB/s. The computer I'm usually transfering files from has Server 2008 Beta installed on IDE disks. But my computer has SATA disks and in XP I had disk to disk transfers at 70MB/s. So I tried to fix that issue with Microsoft, but couldn't. Now I've done something that didn't end up speeding up
disk to disk transfer, but slowing down incoming network transfers

Now I got the same disk to disk transfer speeds, fast outgoing network transfers but slow incoming network transfers.

I checked QoS Bandwidth Reserve Limit which I was changing at some point, but I reverted it back to original settings. I also checked TCP/IP Auto Tuning and disabled it (as it was disabled before the slowdown).. I know I tried some tutorials from here : http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/81176-speed-up-performance-vista.html
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A:Slow incoming but fast outgoing network transfer

One thing more. If I copy a file through network, the transfer is constant, but slow. If I watch something over the network, I get transfers like this (graph showing network time frame load):

If I watched something over the net I always got a linear network transfer, but now it's jumpy It doesn't affect watching the video, but I think it might help solve my problem.

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


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

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

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

Any ideas on how to fix this?

Any and all help is greatly appreciated, thank you.

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

In device manager check the status of devices under Network Adapters

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the windows logo comes, the circle starts.

it boots fast; the next time very slow (circle goes on and on, until it starts); the next time fast; the next time very slow..... ???

this is a fresh install of windows 10 pro on a good empty hard drive.

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

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

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

Anyone?

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I am experiencing very slow upload speeds (<1.5mbps). I have Xfinity blast tier service (150mb dl and 10mb ul). It will sometimes take 2-3 minutes or more to upload a pdf to dropbox.

I have tried speed tests from multiple sites and on multiple devices both wired and wireless. All have fine download speeds, but the uploads are as high as 1.7mbps and as low as 0.3mbps.

I have a Motorola 7550 gateway. However, this issue was still present when using a separate modem and router prior to it.
 

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Hi there.

So today my friend and I, who live in the same country, was downloading this file. It was around 6GB, which is irrelevant, but yea. It was from the same site, we have the same internet, yet he was downloading with 2.6MB/s while I was downloading with 1.338MB/s and it stayed like that for the remaining 40 minutes. Didn't even move at one point, while his went from 2.1 to 2.6 over 10 minutes.
Worth noting, we use the same ISP, he only have 25/2 while I have 50/5, and I could easily download 2 files with the exact same speed (1.338MB/s each), but not 1 with 2.6MB/s or more. There's also a client downloader, for this game, where he again got 2.6+ whereas mine always stayed at an amazing 80-180kb/s. I tried disabling anti virus, firewall, Malwarebytes, nothing changed it. I know you're thinking it's just the seeds or site that is limited to an x number of download speed, but it really can't be the case in this. It happens with every site I try. It's always at 1.3xMB/s and never moves regardless of how good it is.
I honestly don't remember, but I don't think this happens when it's a .torrent file, using programs like uTorrent with good p2p. It happens in all browsers, and apparently game client downloaders.
I can download 5 different downloads at 1.3xMB/s using all of my available internet, but when it comes to a single file, it for some reason, is impossible.

A lot of rambling in this thread, I apologize.
I'm not complaining about the download speed, but it ju... Read more

A:Fast internet, slow download speeds

there seems to be problems with Chrome, try using IE9....

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I'm doing a network for a small business. All the computers are on a domain and the domain controller is running on the server. I'm also trying to setup Active Directory so that users can login to their account at any of the six workstations in the building. However, for some reason I'm only getting ~46kb/s transfer rates across the network which is obviously pathetic. Consequently, Active Directory is impossible to do right now as there is no way to sync large amounts of files with such a slow transfer speed. I've included in the image below a rough sketch of how the network is laid out. Do any of you have any ideas as to why everything is going so slow?
 

A:Slow transfer speeds

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Hi there all,

I am running a pretty well high end piece of hard ware, probably more than i need. But there is something that is mind boggling me...
Please explain, why is it when im moving files over a network im getting ridiculous silly slow speeds?

I have an i5 with 5xHD in it, 2 x 500GB for mirror/raid 1, then i have 3 x 3TB, one of those 3TB is partitioned to 2TB and 1TB.
AND
I have an i7 with 3xHD, 2 x 1TB and 1 X 2TB.
(i have listed both my pc system specs below if you want to take a look after reading my problem)

Now why is it that im getting REALLY SLOW transfer speeds from pc to pc over a network?
Im moving large GB files and small ones and my transfers speeds are all different and cant put my finger on it why. I have went through and read across many, many forums like this one, and many others and I cannot still find out a good reason why!
anything i am reading no-one really knows, they are just saying things like, just try this and try that.
Im running a small business and im not going to be mucking around with system settings, off people's hit and miss theories, although i have tried a couple already and thats about how far im willing to go.

However, same file sizes and same HD, are giving me different transfer rates, im transferring files between my i5 & i7, both are windows 7 professional 64bit.
I can not list any examples at all because its all different, but my average transfer rate is from 1.5mb to 30mb, but 90% of the time its 2mb to... Read more

A:Slow transfer speeds, WHY?

What kind of LAN setup do you have? Router/switch, etc.

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Hi,

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

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

Cheers in advance.

Steve

A:Slow transfer speeds

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

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I am hoping someone might be able to shed some light on this problem. When transferring a 3 gig file from my NV+ to my internal hard drive I get speeds of around 300 Kb/s and message saying the transfer will take 18 hours.

When i transfer the same file to my wifes computer over the same network the speed jumps to 30MB/s which is what it should be. I cannot understand why this is happening as my wife's computer is way slower than mine with only a core 2 duo processor and 2 gig of ram.

We are both running windows 7, hers is home premium and mine is Ultimate both 64 bit. Any help greatly appreciated.

A:Slow Transfer Speeds from my NAS

How fast can you transfer from your computer to your wifes computer and vice versa?

It could be a problem with the router or switch, a cable, a network setting on your computer.

What are the rest of the parts in your network, make and model will help.

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I'm doing a network for a small business. All the computers are on a domain and the domain controller is running on the server. I'm also trying to setup Active Directory so that users can login to their account at any of the six workstations in the building. However, for some reason I'm only getting ~46kb/s transfer rates across the network which is obviously pathetic. Consequently, Active Directory is impossible to do right now as there is no way to sync large amounts of files with such a slow transfer speed. I've included in the image below a rough sketch of how the network is laid out. Do any of you have any ideas as to why everything is going so slow?
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A:Slow transfer speeds

have you had the lines tested? who ran them? how long ago were they run? what devices are in between? what type of NIC's are in the machines? all the same link speed & duplex? all on the same subnet? nothing accidentally hard coded? There's 7 questions to keep you busy
 

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Hey..new to the forum and short on ideas with a strange issue.

First, the setup and application...I frequently transfer quite large files (20-40GB) from my primary system (Vista Ultimate 64bit, evga 680i mobo w/onboard gigabit NICs) to a PC used as a home theater PC (Vista Home Premium 32bit, asus P5E VM-HDMI, onboard NIC). I recently wired my home with cat6 and installed all gigabit hardware for distribution (Linksys WRT610 router; D-Link DGS-2208 gigabit switch) to improve network transfer speeds. All HDDs are 7200RPM SATAs

My issue is this...network transfer rates average only 15MB/s from the primary to the HTPC--not even close to what I expected. I've searched the net for suggestions, but several fix attempts yielded no improvement (diable IPv6; enable/disable onboard NIC; replace NIC).

I thought I had solved the issue this weekend when I found a suggestion to disable Vista autotuning level using the following in an elevated prompt on my primary system:

netsh interface tcp set global autotuning=disabled

After a reboot, I attempted a file transfer and BOOM--75MB/s! I fixed it, right? Not exactly...somehow after a few hours--with no other system or network changes--the transfer rates again dropped back to ~15MB/s.

I'm baffled. So I try something that probably makes little sense (I'm not very adept at network troubleshooting) and set my MTU on the Linksys router to 'Fixed' at 1464 instead of 'auto' (I have ATT DSL, and had tested my connection previously with... Read more

A:Need help; gigabit network transfer speeds

Do you have Vista SP1 installed? Vista without SP1 is known to have file transfer issues.

Also, do you have other machines you can move data between? If so, does it occur on them as well?

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Hi all ive had this problem since i got my pc, basically my wireless speeds are around 0.5mb when i do a speedtest on windows, however on safe mode it will be 12mb. there's obviously some sort of conflict which i have struggled to identify.

here is what i tried

- fresh installs, although at the start the speeds are fine but once i install more drivers/programs it will do it

- installed different wireless drivers

- disabled certain processes/services
windows 7
pci express wireless adapter - TL-WR781ND
 

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I've been receiving lag on games like Halo and Left 4 Dead, So I decided to check it out.

I took the speakeasy speed test and got the following...

4203 KBPS Download
184 KBPS Upload

My Download speed is about right where it should be, but my upload speed is significantly lower... Any Suggestions?

 

A:Solved: Fast Download, Slow Upload Speeds?

Well, the upload speed is always slower for most ISP's, what level of service do you have?
 

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Don't understand what's going on here. Connection in Windows is fine, speed wise:

But on Speedtest I'm getting this:

Usually get around 10mbps like the computer next to the router downstairs does. Any ideas? Thanks.

A:Fast connection to router but slow download speeds?

Your signal strength is so low that you should not expect very good network speed from this connection. I'd also say that this connection will not be very stable with only one bar.

That is definitely not a fast connection to the router. How it works is the weaker the signal strength the slower the connection is going to be.

You might want to considering installing a wireless N access point in a location closer to where you need to connect from.

Here is what's possible using the 802.11n Only setting, 5 bar signal strength with WPA2 security and AES encryption, which are both made to work at wireless N speeds.

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Hi all ive had this problem since i got my pc, basically my wireless speeds are around 0.5mb when i do a speedtest on windows, however on safe mode it will be 12mb. there's obviously some sort of conflict which i have struggled to identify.

here is what i tried

- fresh installs, although at the start the speeds are fine but once i install more drivers/programs it will do it

- installed different wireless drivers

- disabled certain processes/services
windows 7
pci express wireless adapter - TL-WR781ND

A:Wireless speeds slow, but fast in safe mode?

You might try uninstalling the wireless connection software that installed with the drivers, you should see it there in add/remove programs.

Let Windows handle that part of the connection instead, it usually works better that way.

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I am trying to transfer some data between two computers in my home using MSN Live Messenger. It had great connection speed before, and now it transfers about 12kb/s. Both computers when they download from other sites, they transfer at normal speeds. I have AVG on one of the computers, could it be slowing the transfer?
 

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Hi,

I have read somewhere that Raid 5 is not supported in Windows 7. Is this true please?

After my near loss of data today I rebuilt my Raid to 5 with three Seagate Barracuda hard drives each at 2 TB. All are 7200 RPM speed and I am copying back my data from a new 3 TB Seagate Hard drive which is also 7200 RPM on Windows 7 X64 but the transfer speeds are down to 30 odd MB/S which is rubbish. When I backed up files to the 3 TB drive I was getting transfer rates of about 130 MB/S.

Is it because it is Raid 5 and it has to spread the files over the 3 drives? My motherboard is EvGA 680i which is very fast normally. My C drive is an OCZ 256 MB SSD and I have 8 Gig of RAM on a Intel 9400 quad core so spec's are good.

If it is the Raid 5 then I might buy a raid controller to slot into the PCIE slot as that would be quicker. I want Raid 5 because if one drive goes down I can remove and replace without loss of data.

Thanks for loking.

A:Raid 5 Slow Transfer Speeds

I have switched to a strip raid and backed up to another drive and that has increased transfer speeds to over 130 Mb/S

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Hi!

I just wanted to check if there's gonna be a significant change in transfer speeds if I purchase a gigabit switch/router for my NAS, I'm currently using Belkin N router with 10/100Mbps ports. All of my devices connected to the router have 1Gbps ethernet ports.

I have to transfer most of my files from NAS to PC and vice versa, and the transfer rates just seem very slow.

Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Transfer speeds via Gigabit network?

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I get approx 70 MB/sec when transferring files on my windows 7 WORKGROUP network, everything on the network is GIGABIT enabled, (3 PC's, 1 Router, 1 gigabit switch, cat6 cables), so does an average speed of 70 MB/sec sound about right. tia

Windows 7 x64bit all pc's
PC1 Core i5 @ 4.5 GHz
PC2 Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 4GHz
PC3 Core 2 duo E8400 @ 4GHz
HDD's WD Greens

A:File transfer speeds on Win 7 GIGABIT network ?

Sounds about right to me for copying one large file say a video several GB in size. My setup was just 2 PCs. An AMD dual core with a gigablit card I added on, and an AMD quad core with built in gigabit wired ethernet. On my setup copying in one direction seemed a bit faster than the other. The fastest seemed to be sending from the quad core to the other machine. But even in the reverse direction I got about 80% of the speed. Seems I recall copying say a 5 GB file from the quad to the dual would start out at over 90 MB/s then taper off to a steady 60 MB/s or so. So I'd say you're in good shape.

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Hi guys, i've got a bit of a problem at the moment with transfer speeds across my CAT6A 10-Gigabit network.
The problem is: Sometimes i can transfer files from the Server to my computer at 70MB/s and sometimes (alot of the time) down below 10MB/s. It really is very random. I have tryed disabling and enabling tools/options on both the server and my computer but to no avail. I am the only one connected to the Server when i'm transferring files like this so that rules out excessive use of bandwidth. I am just totally confused. BOTH network adaptors are at 1gbps and it's still being really slow. I've tryed it on another computer on the network and it mostly gets 30MB/s. It uses the same cabling and is set at 1gbps. The network switch is a Netgear 8 Port Gigabit Switch GS608 (Brought back in June). The network cabling is CAT 6A 10-Gigabit.

Anyone have any ideas? This problem occurs randomly. Because the Server is accessed quite reguarly for files and apache during the day i need to get this fixed.

I am attaching 4 screenys: 3 screenys of my computer, one when slow and one when fast. Also one at its fastest. I am also attaching a screeny of the server's connection window.

Thanks for your help & time guys!!!
 

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So, the long and short of it is: my network transfer speeds have bottomed out, and I have no idea why.

Here are the details:
-My computer is running Windows XP
-I am on a college campus network, and we are forced to connect to the internet via Cisco Clean Access Agent
-I have 2 Seagate Barracuda 3.0 Gb/s SATA drives, 1 300GB and 1 500GB
-My cabling is run through a hub in my room and then from the hub's uplink to the wall (but my computer is the only one plugged into the hub). I've tried it direct to the wall, as well, and it doesn't seem to have a huge impact
-I added a value to my registry in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters called TcpWindowSize with Decimal value 2920 which--I think this was the cause, anyways--took transfer time for a 700MB file down to about 10 minutes from 30-40 [but last year, I was averaging about 2 minutes for a file this size]
-Download Speed: 396 kbps (49.5 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 214 kbps (26.8 KB/sec transfer rate)
(from speakeasy.net/speedtest/)
-I have tried Right click > Repair on the LAN network in Network Connections, but it didn't seem to do anything

I think that about covers my situation. Please inquire if you want/need any more (or more specific) information. I'd really like to get my computer back to where it was! Thanks for the help.

Bumble
 

A:Sudden Drop In Network Transfer Speeds

Welcome to TechSpot...

Have you use the tool TCP Optimizer from www.speedguide.net.
Match your current rated download speed with this program. 0 to 20MB down.

Are you using a switch or just a hub?
How old are these hub or switch you're using?
 

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Hey,

I am notices some seriously slow speeds when transferring files between either partitions or even to an external drive. The transfer speeds is running between 3mbs and 10mbs which feels very slow.

The machine is not dual booting other OS's and was formatted when installing Windows 8.

Is this normal?

Running an i7 quad core laptop, 8gb ram, 750mb hard drive

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I've had a 2TB Expansion Desktop Drive (STBV2000300 or "Regulatory Model: SRD00F2") which runs on UBS 3.0 and is backwards compatable with USB2.0. My 1.5-2 year old Samsung Notebook Series 3 (NP350E5C-A02AU) Which has 2 USB3.0 Slots and 2 USB2.0 Slots.

From various "Accidents" with mice plugged into the USB2.0 Slots they are pretty wrecked but still go if set in a particular position. The USB3.0 slots ran at a fair speed up until about 2 months ago, I cannot think of any changes to my PC or Ext HDD that may have caused an issue. The USB3.0 slots work fine and do indeed run at a good speed (not sure what exactly USB3.0 should run at when set up like that) But it's usually up around 155+ MB/s. When transfering from my PC it's usually between 1.6 - 16MB/s.

I can confirm it is not the drives fault for this. It runs fine on 5 of my friends computers. All moving the same 5GB file both from and too the drive all getting a high speed transfer (Not sure of the speeds off the top of my head though, definately higher than 16MB/s)

I have reinstalled drivers for USB3.0 and updated everthing I can link logically and illogically to the USB3.0 ports in an effort to get everything working normal again.

I also have not tinkered with any of the settings on the drive from when I first got it but for all I know something may have been modified. I can provide any info on that if it could help anyone.

Thanks for your time

Weave
 

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Hi everyone

I've just upgraded my hard drive to 1TB, and am now in the process of copying my iTunes library from my NAS to my local disk (the whole purpose of me upgrading the drive was to do this, as iTunes performs very slowly over the LAN).

My router is downstairs at home, linked to the PC in question upstairs using Netgear Ethernet over Power adapters. I have just started the transfer of around 65GB but I am only getting transfer speeds of 137KB per second - which is going to take an absolute age! Surely the transfer speed should be faster than this, the Netgear units support speeds of 85MB as I understand it.

Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can check and improve the connection speed here, or increase the transfer rate for this specific project?

EDIT: I am wondering if it would be quicker to use a USB wireless dongle and try that connection? How can I definitively test one against the other to see which is fastest?

Thanks for reading!
 

A:Very slow transfer speeds across LAN using ethernet over power

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I'm having problem with slow wireless trasnfer speeds. 129kb/s slow. So here is my set up. Desktop with a 100MB nic card, running windows 7 ultimate, connected to linksys wrt320n running dd-wrt. then i have my laptop running windows 7 ultimate, connected to my wireless network.

I have tried coping files in the homegroup and outside of the homegroup. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Slow Wireless Transfer Speeds

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I have been fighting with this issue for hours and I give up. I need help.

My PC (specs below) has ultra low (<100kb/s) transfer speeds while transferring to SD or CF cards. I have tried two different readers: My internal USB3 Rosewell and a generic USB2. Both produce speeds well below spec / nearly stopped. Testing with my Linux (Fedora 18) laptop with the generic USB2 Card Reader produces 20mb/s+ transfers.

I have turned off indexing, remote differential compression, and optimized the drives for performance. Nothing changes the abysmal transfer speeds. Any ideas? I am stumped
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 975 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 4 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8153 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti, 1023 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 372006 MB, Free - 27773 MB; M: Total - 1058788 MB, Free - 170540 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC., SABERTOOTH 990FX
Antivirus: Kaspersky Internet Security, Updated and Enabled

 

A:Ultra Slow USB/SD Card transfer Speeds

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Wow. This forum is popping since the 22nd. Nicely done guys.

Anyways I am getting ready to reload the official release over build 7201. So I have a seagate freeagent pro. I can use FireWire or USB 2.0 or esata but I don't have the esata cable

So transfering large or small files from 7 64bit over FireWire is DEAD slow. I am getting 4-12 mb/second transfers. Yes so my 56GB steam backup is taking over 3 1/2 hours to transfer. Any ideas on why it is Soooo slow and what should I try instead. I am going to use USB from now on too I figure it out.

Thanks for any info or ideas. Thanks!

A:Windows 7 slow FireWire transfer speeds

I too find it slow on my Seagate 320Gber. I don't think it's the type of cable rather a combo of speed property of the device and power source.

Also how much curent is used or required by your seagate (USB Controller property)?

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Hi guys, new here so nice to meet you all and thanks in advance for any help offered.

Ok, here goes.

I have a Asus K46CB, which i think is a Asian version (bought in Indonesia, Medan) of the A46CB, not entirely sure though.

Ok, so it was being a bit slow and crappy and my premier pro cc kept crashing in mid edits and yer, i decided to do a fresh install with the CD i was given in indo, no idea how legit it is, but its all be ok so far.

Today i went to copy some movie files back to my secondary partition from my external HDD, about 10gb worth, in say 600 files. It starts at 70mb via USB 3.0 and slows, now i expect this, but its slowing dramatically, to about 10mb/s and then it will pause on an error reading file, i click skip and then it drops to 1-2mb/s and says transfer time of about 2-5 hours (changes up and down)

I thought it was my external drive, so i did some check from one partition to another and that is taking ages too, but at around 35mb/s, now im not sure if that is slow, id have thought that part-part transfers would be well above the transfer rate of USB.

I used HD Tune to check the reads and the hitachi is getting 100mb/s and the external tosh about 70mb/s.

id have thought there should be a much bigger difference between the two, and neither explain why the transfers are so slow to desktop. I tried to transfer from the external to my D partition and its the same speed.

As far as i know im up to date with all drivers for USB and chipset
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A:Very slow and random HDD transfer speeds after new install

ok updates, thing seem to have gotten better somewhat, but it seems to be when it hits a broken file, which are not broken as i can go and view them from the external fine, all of them.

im just uploading a video now

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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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Hello everyone,

I decided to open this thread about a subject which has been discussed widely in different forums on the net, namely the extremely low transfer rates of data between PCs running Windows using a gigabit network, because I think to have observed something which - as far as I see - was never reported anywhere else until now.

So, this post is based on my report here, which i will now republish in a slightly modified way.

I see the same problems many others are reporting, i.e. low transfer rates between two windows PCs (7 <> 10 or 10<> 10) over a gigabit network, my transfer rates are never higher than 25MB/s and go down to a few MB/s in many cases.

However, I did carry out some test using the following software: Downloads | Totusoft

And the results are impressive!!! Testing the transfer of files of 500 MB and 2 GB in size I get up to 800+ Mbi/s transfer rates (in both direction and between all PCs), which is what I would expect from my pc/gigabit-network configuration.

So, if transfer rates up to 800 Mbi/s are possible (this corresponds to approx. 200 MB/s, if I'm not wrong), than the problem cannot be hardware-related but must lie in some windows-related stuff. I did not have this problem with my 3x win7 pc network, only when I installed win 10 on two of these PCs I started to get the limited rates).

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So I have quite an old PC running Windows 7 and Ubuntu, my laptop had died recently so I thought the logical thing to do was add the hard drive to the PC in the living room to give myself a bit of space amd also save some files, bad mistake.

Since doing this my transfer speeds dont go above 1mb/s it was telling me it would take 14 hours to transfer 60gb. I looked around and tried a few things like disconnecting the sata and adding it via device manager when the PC had booted up but still the problem persists, i then tried to copy the files within Ubuntu which transfered the files within 15 mins at normal speed.

This has obviouslt given me the conclusion that windows is telling it to go that slow for some reason and I can't for the life of me figure out why that would be, hence me coming here with you lovely people.

The machine in question is old, its a 2.4ghz dual core pentium 3 with a 40gb ide hard drive and is primarily my download machine. The hard drive I added is a 250gb sata drive that was freshly formated to NTFS upon adding it to the computer

Can anyone shed some light on this conundrum for me please

A:Slow transfer speeds since new hard drive added

Hi
Did you add the ex-laptop drive to your desktop machine as secondary drive?
If above is true, is this connectoed to the same flat cable as slave? You probably dont have any jumpers to set the laptop drive as slave so what I would do is to connect this alone with his own cable to your desktop secondary IDE connector making sure you use the primary connector on the drive end.

Sorry I just realized that you mentioned the added laptop drive to be SATA not IDE as the original one.
In that case yes, windows is seeing this differently as obviously Ubuntu its seeing it as it works okay when running in Ubuntu.
I would be corious to see what happens if you connect the new drive through an USB Enclosure and see if is still extremely slow.

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