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Windows 7: Slow Internet Browsing Problem

18 Feb 2010   #41

Windows 7 Ultimate
fixed, my ISP was lying.

Well, after several phone calls to my ISP and trying a bunch of stuff that didn't work they sent some techs out to test the lines and connection. After the senior idiot repeated the party line that nothing was wrong with their service and I should go back to XP because win7 wasn't supported, .etc ... the younger guy quietly mentioned in English that two of their hubs had been down for a month and most of the people in my part of the city were having the same problem. It seems they've also oversold their bandwidth and are throttling connections during working hours.
It still doesn't explain how I could get 130kbps torrent downloads and smooth video streams, but couldn't open Google image search...
Anyway, I called a smaller company today, got hooked into their LAN and presto everything is fine again.
That's how it works in Bulgaria I guess, good luck to you guys still having problems elsewhere and sorry I couldn't help more.

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06 Apr 2011   #42

Windows 7
Very slow HTTP browsing on couple of Sites

I have experienced this problem on couple of sites, where the page was traking several minutes or didn't load at all, following the recomendations on this site I changed the parameter "congestionprovider" from none to CTCP

c:\netsh int tcp set global congestionprovider=ctcp

After this the I was able to open the site without any delay

Not sure what the implications are of this field but so far is working well
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06 Jan 2013   #43

windows 7 professional
Thanks I think I'm through

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
AVG has bundled "LinkScanner" in their product. You can either disable it or uninstall it. This part of AVG scans the web pages that you browse to see if they're okay. It's most likely the cause of your slow browsing.

Read the faq here:
AVG Free | LinkScanner | FAQ

If you want to keep AVG, then I would recommend uninstalling it, and reinstalling without 'linkscanner'. :)
seems this was helpful to me. Thanks Jacee
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