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Old 08-25-2007, 09:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well I got my cable internet from Time Warner cable again, gaurenteed for 5 MB/s, and I'm stuck at around 50 to 70 kb/s at a very most.

Any tricks I can pull with my computer to get at least 300, or should I just dump this modem?
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Wow, you should call them to have an in-site check.
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where are you downloading from? try downloading from somewhere near your place or try speedtest. if nothing seems to speed up the internet then maybe there is something wrong with your isp or the lan card.
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try speedtest (google)... but click the yellow server.. so it gets teh best speed
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What the ****. It says I get 1200kb/s, but my downloads in Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera are all maxed at 50-70kb/s. What am I supposed to do to get to the max?
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It is because of the host you're d/l from.
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It is because of the host you're d/l from.
No, I've tried different servers, download accelerators, and the max I get is 50kb/s. I'm either about to tamper with my modem or call the internet people because I don't want to pay for this bullcrap.
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this happens to me after i overuse my Internet, why not try unplugging and replugging ur cable modem...
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this happens to me after i overuse my Internet, why not try unplugging and replugging ur cable modem...
Nope, it's been like this 24/7 no matter what I do.
I'll email them now..
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ISP is limiting your download rate. Call them up and see what's going on.
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