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bdub wrote:with dsl, i typically had only 768 kb/s down (not even 1 mb), and i've only heard of 1.5 and 3 mb... never ten. i think you would have to be very close to the station to get that type of speed through twisted pair copper wire.
can you wire connect the laptop straight to the modem to see if you get better bandwidth? that would prove it is something with your wireless rig that is holding the laptop back, or not.
c327 wrote:I can't connect the PC directly to the modem because I don't have one.
bdub wrote:c327 wrote:I can't connect the PC directly to the modem because I don't have one.
don't have one what? do you mean you have a modem/router combo that is wireless only with no lan port? you mentioned the desktop is connected via hardwire to the netgear combo... if you plug the laptop in its place, what speeds to you get?
are we talking dsl here, or fios?
evasive wrote:server - their connection to the internet backbone - ISP connection to the backbone - ISP internal routing - ISP connection to your home - your modem/router - your LAN - your cabling - your network card - your motherboard/CPU/memory/harddisk - your OS - your network card driver - your browser
I am leaving out the server OS, server webserver software, antivirus, plugins, DDoS attacks, worldwide events that has everybody running to their PC to get the latest news and weather conditions but it shows you how many steps are in this process that can cause a page to load slowly... Good luck on finding the culprit...
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