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Windows 7: Download speed major drop

22 May 2011   #1
gaganbal

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 
Download speed major drop

Hi, at my house i have a 16mbps comcast connecion, normally we get a transfer rate of around 300-500 kpbs sometimes even 1mpbs transfer. Recently our tranfer speed has dropped to around 40 kbps, we have 7 computers all on wifi in the house and each normally get 1mpbs if they are all downloading at the same time, but now we are getting max 50kpbs. I have downloaded a couple programs recently, i do not know if i got a virus or something. or if another program is taking more bandwidth. But i do not know if it a computer virus because every computer is slow. Could it be a virus on the home network.?

Thank-you


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23 May 2011   #2
CreepinJesus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

What kind of signal strength are you getting on your wireless network?
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23 May 2011   #3
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Do you've a gamer or someone who torrents a fair bit living with you? I'd guess someone's just using the available bandwidth more than they used to.
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23 May 2011   #4
JDobbsy1987

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gaganbal View Post
Hi, at my house i have a 16mbps comcast connecion, normally we get a transfer rate of around 300-500 kpbs sometimes even 1mpbs transfer. Recently our tranfer speed has dropped to around 40 kbps, we have 7 computers all on wifi in the house and each normally get 1mpbs if they are all downloading at the same time, but now we are getting max 50kpbs. I have downloaded a couple programs recently, i do not know if i got a virus or something. or if another program is taking more bandwidth. But i do not know if it a computer virus because every computer is slow. Could it be a virus on the home network.?

Thank-you
Hi and welcome to Seven Forums.

Can you connect to your router and see the connected devices, see screen shot below taken from my BT Home Hub, if I was to see any devices that i don't know then i would kick them off and change my password (complex password to be safe )

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Regards,
JDobbsy1987


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