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Old 04-14-2007, 12:28 AM   #11
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I have Shaw HIgh Speed and I just dont understand because before I could download things 5 times faster on a computer that was way worse than the one I have now.
it doesnt matter about the computer
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Old 04-14-2007, 12:35 AM   #12
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How about running a quick speed test and reporting back the results?
http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/
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Old 04-14-2007, 11:46 AM   #13
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Well I had a download speed of 5335 kb/s and a upload speed of 482 kb/s.
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Old 04-14-2007, 11:54 AM   #14
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its not kilobytes/s....

its kilobits per second which is abbreviated kbps :P

but 5335kbps is 666.875kb/s so your speed is very good
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Old 04-14-2007, 11:58 AM   #15
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try downloading the tcp patch from this page http://www.speedguide.net/downloads.php theres also other useful things on there
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Old 04-14-2007, 12:42 PM   #16
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WOW, that really helped now im at over 100 KB/sec. Thanks.
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you mean the link i posted? if so then no probs its a useful page
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how do i know what settings to put that program to?
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choose your connection speed by moving the bar thing along. then click use optimal settings and make sure all adapters is ticked. then apply it
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