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Windows 7: Internet slow on Windows 7

21 Apr 2010   #1
silk

windows 7
 
 
Internet slow on Windows 7

Ok so here is the problem, i installed a fresh copy on Windows 7 32-bit edition Build 7600 on my pc(previously i had XP) the problem is my internet DL speed is running really slow, i have a webstar dpx 120 cable modem and before on XP my DL speed was ~3-3,5mb/s no its just a mere ~700kb/s, i dowloaded all the latest drivers (also for my modem) and booted my computer in safe mode+ networking and even there the problem remained...i have reset my modem several times, with no change in the speed?? if anyone could help, i would be really thankful.


My pc specs:
MB: gigabyte ga-ma770-ud3
proc: AMD phenom II X3 710
ram: 4gb
HDD: wd 500gb
Windows: 7 ultimate 32bit,build 7600
network adapter: integrated Realtek 8111C chip


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21 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

I typically get lower speeds unless I use a download manager.

My favorite is FlashGet 1.9 (Not 3.3)

http://down6.flashget.com/flashget196en.exe

You can also install FlashGot as an add-on for Firefox to enable batch downloads and highlight + right click to download.

FlashGot - Best Firefox Download Manager Integration - what is it? - InformAction
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21 Apr 2010   #3
silk

windows 7
 
 

ok, but its not only when downloading files, surfing the net (which also is basically downloading the pages) is slow too,and it was not just a day ago, when my pc had windows XP. I ran a couple of speedtests and they all show my DL speed between 500-1700kb/s,when they should be 3,5mb/s, however upload speed is normal...
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04 Jun 2010   #4
caroline87

Mac
 
 
speed up windows 7

Ok, Silk there might be different reasons of your slow internet speed but it is occurring with windows 7 is one of the most critical factors. Regarding this problem your Internet connection may also be the reason of slowing down. There may be virus and Spyware which may be the cause of slow internet. Since you have checked your all physical sources that may be the cause of slow internet so should re-install your Windows 7. You may also use PC speed Maximizer so that your Windows speed can increase as usual. For this you can get help from given site. I sure it will be really helpful: http://www.speedupwindows7.org
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04 Jun 2010   #5
brummyfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

You could also try this:
IE8 slow? Maybe this tweak will help.
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