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Very Slow Internet But Computer Runs Fine


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#1 The Jolly Dummkopf

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Posted 05 October 2009 - 08:26 PM

Yesterday, my internet connection was fine, I was able to watch videos without any lag. Then I went out so I turned it off. When I came home and turned the computer back on, the internet connection was mysteriously slow. I tried watching some videos on Youtube and other sites but they would only load about 3 seconds worth of video every several minutes. Some sites also took longer than usual to load. Downloads take forever - a 4.8MB file should usually take only several minutes at the most but I have one currently downloading which is taking 22 minutes and counting. I restarted the computer but that improved the internet speed only marginally. I didn't install any new programs and I ran AVG 8.5 Free but it came up negative. My OS is Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3. Any help or suggestions would be very much appreciated. :thumbsup:

Nevermind, it was just a loose cable. My bad. :flowers:

Edited by The Jolly Dummkopf, 05 October 2009 - 08:57 PM.


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Posted 06 October 2009 - 08:35 AM

Thanks for letting us know :thumbsup:

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