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Windows 7: Slowdown of Computer in VPN

24 Apr 2018   #1
Tlibaomx

Win 7 Pro/64-bit
 
 
Slowdown of Computer in VPN

I work from home from a pretty fast computer (home built), and I'm a Googlefiber user, so there has never been a problem with speed. But now I'm working with a "salesforce"-driven company that requires signing into a VPN - two - and my browser moves so slow that it's affecting my work.
Everything was fine before I was being told I had to accept Microsoft updates, and frankly, I question just how much the Tech dept knows. They seem to know the "fixes" but have little info when it comes to problems with Microsoft and manufacturer drivers.

I'm thinking about removing all Microsoft drivers downloaded since working here, and seeing what happens. Any insight is much appreciated.


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24 Apr 2018   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

Vpn will always be slower as it has to go via extra routes to get there and may also have to be encrypted as as well it could just be a tempory thing with vpn server overloaded
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24 Apr 2018   #3
Tlibaomx

Win 7 Pro/64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samuria View Post
Vpn will always be slower as it has to go via extra routes to get there and may also have to be encrypted as as well it could just be a tempory thing with vpn server overloaded
I agree with you totally, and that's the frustrating part. They're not obligated to change how they run their systems, but if I want to work and make money to do silly things like "eat," then I need to work on my computer. I'm not the only one, but it's clear that their position is to encourage the ones with the fewest problems to keep working.

I've got an older desktop "refurbished" coming in tomorrow. It's a Lenovo M85 (?), with 8GB Ram and 2T of hdd, with Windows 10 installed, which means I'll have to remove it. It was 150.00 on Amazon, but I did get the insurance, so I'm hoping that whatever they did or didn't do inside the machine, I have fixed.
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26 Apr 2018   #4
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

At my last job, we had two ways of working offsite:
  • VPN
  • Citrix (Remote Desktop session)
With the Citrix option, we would open a Windows session which was running on a server at my company. Do they allow any type of connection of that type? If they will allow you to connect in this way, it will undoubtedly be faster than VPN, because there won't be nearly as much traffic going back and forth.

Another possibility: I notice you are running Windows 7. Windows 8.1 might be faster for you than Windows 7. It's worth a try. Perhaps you could put 8.1 on your new computer.
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