Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works

My internet is really slow. Can i speed it up anyhow?

  • Please log in to reply




  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 31 posts
I took a net test on www.testmy.net and the results i got was this.

:::.. Download Stats ..:::
Download Connection is:: 424 Kbps about 0.42 Mbps (tested with 386 kB)
Download Speed is:: 52 kB/s
Tested From:: http://testmy.net/ (Server 1)
Test Time:: 2006/08/31 - 9:26pm
Bottom Line:: 7X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 19.69 sec
Tested from a 386 kB file and took 7.46 seconds to complete
Download Diagnosis:: May need help : running at only 19.07 % of your hosts average (pacbell.net)
D-Validation Link:: http://testmy.net/stats/id-CO0PLYVXU
User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060728 Firefox/ [!]

It was very very slow to the typical speed of DSL, which is what ive got. i use a 2 wire connection, the computer im using right now is wireless on a router and my xbox 360 is on a wireless router, which seems to be extremly slow also (it takes me 5-10 hours to download a demo, which should take an hour tops), ive had this problem for a while now but it is starting to get really old, it takes minutes to get on a webpage and to start up my computer. Any help is appreciated.


Edited by LoveFish, 31 August 2006 - 10:34 PM.

  • 0



  • Guest
try this


and this


do this

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete

then reboot
  • 0

Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP