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Very slow internet, don't know the problem


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JonRosell

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Well, I've used the malware removal forum before and my system is clean so there is no reason WHY it's so slow (my internet).

At times it can be normal, but then other times it freezes and can be really really slow.
I'm not quite sure of the root of the problem.

I have the DSL modem, and it's hooked up to a router that gives the other computer internet but it's wireless.
I don't know what's making it so slow.

Any advice is greatly appreciated.
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Does anyone else use the wireless connection? Does it happen at certain times?
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It's rarely used.

And well, come to think, yeah.
When I first start up safari (my browser), It's EXTREMELY slow. And after I surf for about 10-15 minutes, it gets to normal. And from there occasionally it'll be very slow primarily when loading pages i.e. MySpace profiles and such.
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Could you try using a different browser? Like maybe FireFox or IE?
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Malwares often tinker internet connection.

Try some basic steps...

Turn off computer. Disconnect router, and modem from power source for 30 seconds.
Power them back on.
Restart computer.

If that doesn't work, bypass router, and connect computer straight to the modem.

If that doesn't work...
Go Start>Run (Start search in Vista), type in:
cmd
Click OK (in Vista, while holding CTRL, and SHIFT, press Enter).

In Command Prompt window, type in following commands, and hit Enter after each one:
ipconfig /flushdns
ipconfig /registerdns
ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew


Restart computer.

If that doesn't work...
Go Start>Run (Start search in Vista), type in:
cmd
Click OK (in Vista, while holding CTRL, and SHIFT, press Enter).

At Command Prompt, type in:
netsh int ip reset reset.log
Hit Enter.
Type in:
netsh winsock reset catalog
Hit Enter.

Restart computer.


If that doesn't work...
Download, install, and run WinSockFix: http://www.softpedia...inSockFix.shtml
Restart computer, and check again.

If that doesn't work...
Download Dial-A-Fix (DAF):
http://wiki.lunarsof...2C_and_articles

Have XP CD available in case DAF needs a file. Likely not!

Check all boxes on the screen (clear any restrictions if it shows any)
Then click GO!

When the entire page is finished click the HammerHead at bottom to go to the second DAF page.

Here, one at a time, do the below:

Reinstall BITS
Reinstall Windows Firewall
Repair Permissions
Reset networking

Watch for any File not found or other errors and make note as this may lead to the fix!

Restart computer.
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