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Very Strange Internet


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lawl3r

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For like the past week I have been getting mini lag spikes in one of my favorite games. For example, id be running and it lags for about 5 seconds then goes back to normal. My ping goes up to the 100s to 150s when its normally at around 20-30. Im not sure if its my internet or me, but I dont think that its me.I reformated twice and scanned for viruses/spyware alot but nothing shows up.I have power cycled my modem like a hundred times and even reinstalled the game multiple times.I dont know what is going on, I even called my isp ( charter ) and they cant even figure it out they told me to call microsoft..I have a fairly good computer too and its never done this before. Does anyone have this problem or know of any solutions or tweaks I can do? Im not connected to a router either.
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From my understanding, the more people connected to the cable line, then the system will bogg down. Perhaps that is what you are experiencing, or just get a new modem. My grandmother was experiencing slow internet, they replaced the modem even tho it worked and bam!! its high speed again
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How do you get a new one? Just ask them for one?
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You can start there. but they be hesitant to give you a replacement since they will state, "its working now"

Explain to them its a "intermitance problem" and replace the modem. If they dont, I think you have a couple of options, I think you can buy your own cable modem or you can fire them. If they gave you the thing, I would threaten to take my business elsewhere if they dont try and help resolve this issue.

Since your using Charter, let me know, cause I have a friend that is a manager/supervisor for that company.

If you have to send me a PM

Good Luck
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I just replaced my modem today..I have literally tried everything and i still cant find the source of the problem!!
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I've been having intermittent slow internet browsing the last few days. I'm using cable and just today I disabled and then re-enabled my local area connection. Wow! What a difference. I'm traveling at warp speed now........
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That didnt work.. :tazz:
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