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
Photo

internet connection wont be its best


  • Please log in to reply

#1
nettoon1991

nettoon1991

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 70 posts
ok i try to get on the internet using my 56k modem and the cannection is sometimes like 33.2kbps and even 22kbs (took forever for this page to load) i have tryed almost everything for this problem can anybody help me? i am running windows xp sp1 pro
:tazz:
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
austin_o

austin_o

    Retired Staff

  • Retired Staff
  • 2,089 posts
Hi. The limiting factors on a dial up connection is usually the line quality and distance from the wire center (telephone company). If you have your modem set up properly and your ISP supports 56 K dialup, the only thing in between is your telephone company. You could call your telco and complain. They may or may not be willing to consider this a valid trouble. By the way, even under ideal circumstances, you will likely never achieve 56K on any dial up connection. In the rare instances when my cable modem is down, and I use dial up to check my ISP to find out why....The best I have ever gotten is approx 44 - 46k (not bad really....)
  • 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