I live in a fairly remote, rural, area.
We have had broadband for around 12 years, but we do not have the latest (fibre-optic?) faster broadband.
However, for around 9 years, I was quite happy with a the speed available. For much of this time I had Windows XP as the operating system.
I then bought a new desktop computer with Windows 8.1 already installed.
The broadband speed slowed but I found it just about bearable.
About a year ago I had a problem with the PC. A new hard drive was inserted along with Windows 10.
The speed dropped immediately, by a large amount, and is now very slow and annoying.
It is difficult for the layperson to understand why speed is now lower than what was available some years ago!
Is it possible the latest Windows 10 operating system, with what I imagine to be some significant improvements over older operating systems, is, however, less able to handle a slow broadband speed most often found in rural areas?