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oldertoot

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I live in a rural area and have a wireless Internet service where customers are provided with an antenna mounted on the house that draws a signal from a radio antenna mounted on a water tower nearby in the village. I have 768 /256 kbps download/upload. I have been getting decent service until recently. I have been experiencing connection speed slowdowns and drops since moving to a new location not far (5 blocks) from my old residence in town. The tech has been here once to check my connection and router and helped the situation for a day, then back to the same problem as before. The ISP tech now says that a massive download from Amazon.com is throttling my download bandwith. Is that feasible or is he giving me the runaround? Time to go to DSL or cable? Thanks for the help.
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phillpower2

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Try flushing the DNS cache "how to" below;

1.Press Windows+R to bring up the Run dialog box.
2.Type cmd and press ok.
3.In the command prompt that comes up enter ipconfig /flushdns and press return and your done.

Time to go to DSL or cable?

Certainly a lot faster and more stable.
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Seems to have worked for now. Thanks!!!! Happy new Year!
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You are welcome and a Happy new year to you :thumbsup:
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