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Chiibo

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According to www.speedtest.net, my internet transfer speed was 6mbps, but my downloads were only getting about 600kbsp. So I downloaded and bought Speed Up My PC 3 for $30. I did the scan and all, and had it "optimize" my internet. When it was finished, I went to www.speedtest.net and ran the app. To my horror, my internet transfer speed had dropped to 2mbps. And my dowload speeds have dropped to 200kbps. I have looked all over the program to find a way to undo the "optimization", but to no avail. How can I fix this?
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the reason that when your downloads were getting only 600kbps is because even though you have 6mbps from your isp, you are limited by how fast a website can let you download at. i am not firmiliar with speed up my pc but there must be an option there to set it back to default. wait for someone else to post about that.
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Hi Chiibo...

Have you tried a System Restore?

About the only optimization application I have found that works half decently is TuneUp 2007 and it's not free (free trial, though). Your actual download speed will vary by site. Try your speed test elswhere and try both a close server and a distant one.

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Yes I tried System Restore and it didn't help at all.
On www.speedtest.net I did the test on 2 servers; one local, one very far away. The local server (predictably) had a higher transfer speed than the other.
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chiibo i hope you saved the receipt for that speed up 3.take it off your computer, run cc cleaner to make sure theres no leftover dangling registry entries. go back to speedtest to see if you regained your 6mbps back. grab this handy little program called tcp optimizer. better yet head over to speedguide.net and run the tests they provide. tweeks galore :whistling:
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chiibo i hope you saved the receipt for that speed up 3.take it off your computer, run cc cleaner to make sure theres no leftover dangling registry entries. go back to speedtest to see if you regained your 6mbps back. grab this handy little program called tcp optimizer. better yet head over to speedguide.net and run the tests they provide. tweeks galore :whistling:

are you sure that tcp optimizer will work? because every other optimizer i've tried have only messed up my pc.
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well chiibo it gave a small boost nothing major mind you but a difference. have you gotten your 6mbps download speed back yet? your not going to get anymore speed than what your isp bandwidth has allocated. 6megs is pretty impressive but yes that tcp optimizer is alright
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i ran TCP Optimizer, and it worked! my internet speed is back to 6mbps. thank you so much!
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