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Windows 7: Internet so slow!!

26 May 2011   #11
Vertex

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9 Gnome 32 Bit
 
 

Have you tried clearing your Internet cache? Use CCleaner to empty your browsing history which could speed up the Internet a bit but this dramatic slowdown in your net speed is unexplainable because it slowed down many times. I'm actually jealous of a speed than can download 2GBs in 30 minutes.

Have you tried troubleshooting your connection for problems? Right click the network icon on the side panel of the Taskbar and choose Troubleshoot Problems. Let it do its thing and see if there are any improvements...

Maybe your network provider is cheating you lol. Have you looked into that angle?? They could have simply lowered the bandwidth your connection could get and the good speed was only meant for the first month of subscribing or maybe it was a time limited offer for a new subscriber. I would look into those things too. If you think the network has a problem, tell your mom to call the network provider's customer support to give some assistance and shed light into this.


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26 May 2011   #12
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

ISP is a one of the Possible cause

You may get slower speeds for many things
  1. You restarted your router so Internet slows down to keep a constant connection
  2. Someone else joined the ISP So your bandwidth was reduced to allow another user
  3. Amount of what you are paying for may affect your speeds
  4. Too many devices connected to your Router causing Internet to slow down
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26 May 2011   #13
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smooveprined View Post
Okay i did that... Now im just seeing reply from (my ip address) bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Sounds like you were pinging an internal router address...ie 192.168.1.1. You need to be hitting your ISP's default gateway. With replies of under 1ms, you are likely still on your local LAN segment.
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26 May 2011   #14
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Are you wireless or wired? If wireless, you may be getting WiFi interferance from a new neighbor or somehting (or worse, someone may be using your WiFi and stealing your bandwidth if is is not properly secured!) ...
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26 May 2011   #15
smooveprined

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Is this what i was supposed to do? Because i was lost at step 3. I took the picture of what it said in cmd. and after that i was lost


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26 May 2011   #16
smooveprined

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

and im on wireless. and no one is getting connection from this except in the house. No one else knows the code. or WEP.. and i recently reformatted my computer so i dont think it will have to deal with the internet cache because i had that problem before i reformatted it. and yea i tried troubleshoot problems many times because when i leave the computer for a while i always come back and it has no internet access. Sometimes this forces me to restart the computer? Why is this because this is not the first computer that that had happened on. And I'll tell my mom to call these people because this is ridiculous. Any other suggestions though? I appreciate everyones help!!
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31 May 2011   #17
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Ok, WEP is breakable in about 60 seconds... It is no security what so ever. Well it might keep grandma from next door off, but no one else. You NEED to be using WPA2.

Secondly, do you know what other WiFi routers might be in the area? Is your house isolated? Can you see any other routers listed from the computer?

If you have a smart phone, there is a really nice app that will list your signal strength as you walk around your house and also tell you if other routers are stomping on your currently selected channel.
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01 Jun 2011   #18
Cerenity

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Just a suggestion, enable MAC address filtering on your WIFI configuration and put your MAC address, this will restrict other PC in connecting to your WIFI, even you don't have any WEP or WPA2. This method is done by our professor at our school WIFI so we students cant connect to the internet, we even try to crack it using Backtrack but still, we can't connect. So that might be a good security for your WIFI.
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