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Windows 7: Slow download speed on new computer

09 Dec 2011   #1
David S

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Slow download speed on new computer

Hello 7forums,
I recently purchased a new computer, and everything is running perfect except the download speed is very slow.
My old computer would average 1Mb d/l speed where as my new one hovers around 50-90kb. My brother is using my old computer on the same network and i got him to d/l the latest wow patch (so we were downloading from the same source) and it still averaged at 1Mb.
However when playing WoW i average anywhere between 30-60ms and my browing speed is perfect.
So to summarize:
  • My old computer's d/l speed is 1Mb, where as my new on is around 90kb,
  • After downloading from the same source the result was still the same,
  • Browsing speed and in-game pings are fine.
Speed test:
http://www.speedtest.net/result/1639717599.png


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11 Dec 2011   #2
David S

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Don't mean to bump but, this problem is really annoying
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11 Dec 2011   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Check in your AV program - maybe disable it for a test.
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11 Dec 2011   #4
David S

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Just tried and got the same result. (I also disabled my firewall).
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11 Dec 2011   #5
Sedril

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

What connection type? If cable, I would try changing cables, and possibly even changing ports on the router. Double check the settings of the network controller under device manager properties too.
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