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shared internet speed
jebrighton Jun-11-01 05:31 PM
I am on a small peer network with 4 users. All of us share the internet via a linksys router. All have network cards. The other 3 users are getting 350K+ speeds on the net. I am lucky to get 70k. I have tried 2 different cards with no change. The ISP tells me it must be a network setting on my computer. I realize this is 'pass the buck' but what network setting could there possible be on my computer.

1. RE: shared internet speed
lbyard Jun-11-01 05:37 PM
In response to message 0
There are Windows registry settings that can affect the speed. Have you edited the registry? What version of Windows do you have installed? It could also be a bad cable. I would swap cables with one of the other PCs first. Then try another port on the router. Larry

2. RE: shared internet speed
jebrighton Jun-11-01 07:57 PM
In response to message 1
I have not done anything with registry. I have Windows 98 Second edition. I have changed cables and network cards and ports on the router.

3. RE: shared internet speed
lbyard Jun-12-01 03:36 PM
In response to message 2
See if this works http://duxcw.com/faq/ics/slow.htm. Larry

4. RE: shared internet speed
jebrighton Jun-12-01 08:33 PM
In response to message 3
Turns out it was my registry. I went to a site that had patches for users with cable models. I applied that patch and now I am getting 370k+. Have no idea what was wrong but it works now. Thanks for your assistance.

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