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Maximizing my Broadband connection

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Craig G

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I've been checking my connection speed and don't think I'm getting the maximum performance from my connection.

If I open Task Manager in XP and select networking I can see that I'm running at about 0.4% Network Utilization of a 100Mbps link. This is a cabled connection to a BT Voyager Wireless router.

How can I check the ISP line speed and make sure that I am getting the most out of it?


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Neil Jones

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There's nothing wrong with it.

100Mbps is the speed of the connection between your computer and your router, not the speed of the connection to the internet.

Therefore 0.4% is about 400kbps which is about average if not slightly lower inc overheads and so on on a 512k connection.
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