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Windows 7: Slow Internet

11 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Slow Internet


If I start my Windows 7 Ultimate it makes connection with my internet :)
But it is very slow.. I have reinstalled my internet driver all the time.. then my speed goes like whoes! Very quick.. But i don't like to reinstal all the time..
I have a USB wireless adapter.. Please help it's driving me crazy

Edit: AVG anti-virus, and nothing on my background



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11 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Miliaan View Post
But i don't like to reinstal all the time

So is it uninstalling the drivers at every reboot?
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11 Mar 2010   #3

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

open msconfig/startup ... disable all except for AV/firewall and test... if your speed improves, begin to re-enable one by one until you find the offending entry....
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11 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7

What Antivirus do you have? And what firewall? Anti-spyware?
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11 Mar 2010   #5
Little Darwin

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)

Is it possible that you have a background process using your bandwidth? When the internet slows down, does your Task Manager show any activity other than your browsing? I am thinking that a background process may have some time lag after you reinstall the network before it decides to start hogging the network. A couple of times I thought things were extra slow, but I noticed my WMC was busily downloading, and using most of my internet bandwidth.

Loot at the Task Manager when things are going well, and when they are slow... Is there a difference in the Network activity?
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