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Windows 7: Suddenly low and unstable internet download speed/ping.

17 May 2016   #1

Windows 8.1 (64 bit)
Suddenly low and unstable internet download speed/ping.

Since yesterday, I've been dealing with a suddenly reduced internet download speed, it's extremely frustrating. I have tried changing cables, restarting router by unplugging power and plugging it again after 10 minutes, a soft and a hard reboot directly from my linksys router ( I have tried flushing DNS. It seems to be shifting back and forth. I am running "ping -t" in the background and it clearly fluctuates, high ping, low ping.

As for internet speed, on steam it shows it's %20 of what I am supposed to get. Very seldom has it reached what it's supposed to be. This started yesterday when I was downloading a Samsung Software Update and noticing it takes a while to download just 1 MB let alone 1 GB.

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18 May 2016   #2

w7 x64

Post results from by Ookla - The Global Broadband Speed Test .
Are you using vpn service ?
Router model, internet speed (up/down) ?
Did you install latest win 7 x64 updates (dated May 10th) ?

What is your modem connection speed ?
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18 May 2016   #3

Windows 8.1 (64 bit)

I just called my ISP and they said they had put a cap on my download speed because I exceeded the average usage limit or something like that. Thanks for trying to help.
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