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Windows 7: Download speed halved

14 Nov 2009   #1

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Download speed halved

Hello all of the windows 7 forums ^^ I am experiencing a problem that i cant seem to resolve with windows 7. Back in vista, i had an average download speed of 150-180 kps but now im lucky to get 80 kps on 7? Is there something wierd? I had updated fully on windows update.
Ethernet connection
At&t ISP
Acer Aspire x1300

If you need more information let me know. Thanks for taking the time to read this and any help is appreciated.

P.S. how come my download speed is so low even in Vista when speed test said .74 mps?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Nov 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

Maybe something else on your pc or entire network is using bandwidth as you do the test.

Open a command prompt and type

netstat -abo

then hit enter to see what's going on. Or also use Wireshark.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Nov 2009   #3

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE

When I had a problem similar to your's, it wasn't anything wrong with my computer, my ISP (Cox Cable) had downgraded my service, and I ended up having to pay more for what I originally had.
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