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Windows 7: Ping way too high

05 Jun 2009   #1
jblazea50

Windows 7
 
 
Ping way too high

Right now I'm running 7201 x86 and I have Fios 20 Mb download and 5 Mb upload. About a week ago, the ping started going high and averages around 500ms. Usually, it's in the teens, between 13-20ms. I don't play games online or anything that would cause the problem.

Any way to fix the issue?

Thanks in advance




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06 Jun 2009   #2
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

From the elevated command prompt, type

tracert www . websitehere . com

Try it with different sites. Find out which node is causing the latency and who owns it. I.E. Is it Verizon?
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06 Jun 2009   #3
jblazea50

Windows 7
 
 

how do i find out which node is causing the latency from the cmd

should i post a screen of the cmd after running tracert?
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06 Jun 2009   #4
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

It tells you in milliseconds, when running the command. Sure, post 2 or 3 if ya want.
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06 Jun 2009   #5
jblazea50

Windows 7
 
 

this is what i got, and i don't really understand the results, but looking at the time, it doesn't seem like there's any problem

but when i do speedtest, the ping is always too high as seen on my 1st post pic


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06 Jun 2009   #6
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

That looks good. I wouldn't worry so much what the speed test says. Especially since pings don't mean much unless you're a gamer or there's a huge delay in getting to sites etc...
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06 Jun 2009   #7
jblazea50

Windows 7
 
 

yeah, i understand what you are saying

the issue i'm having is that this just started about a week ago, prior to that everything was fine

also, now when i want to go to certain sites, it takes a little longer than usual, but certainly not a big issue...just want things to run smoothly
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06 Jun 2009   #8
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

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06 Jun 2009   #9
jblazea50

Windows 7
 
 

it seems to be working properly now

it appears that when i was messing around with firefox about:config, that was the issue and now that i reinstalled firefox, it appears to be working fine

thanks for all your help and i repped Dixon Butz, but couldn't rep torrentg as i already repped you before

seems like the issue is only with chrome as firefox works fine

Mods, you can close this thread as the issue is solved
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