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Windows 7: Virus Or Malware Affect Internet Connection


19 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 
Virus Or Malware Affect Internet Connection

Can Malware or any viruses affect your internet speed or internet connection in anyway?


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19 Nov 2010   #2

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Yes
Virus and malware can slow the computer to a halt or just stop it altogether and hence affect your internet.
do you know how to check for a good connection?
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19 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1
 
 

How do you do that?
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19 Nov 2010   #4

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Thats a good question
Speedtest.net - The Global Broadband Speed Test

First take the speed test and compare to what you are paying for
Second take the ping test. Below B not good.
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19 Nov 2010   #5

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Cheers.
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19 Nov 2010   #6

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Thanks for letting me know that you liked the answers and for the rep.
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