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Internet Speed; Fast but as soon as shared, drops down to unusable speed

Q: Internet Speed; Fast but as soon as shared, drops down to unusable speed

Hi; I have a Dynalink router and on plan which I get really nice speeds for me (downloads a few megabytes a second), using Windows XP via ethernet.
However as soon as a laptop is also plugged in also via ethernet and streams videos, the internet on my Windows XP computer is so slow, web pages can barely open.
Is there anyone to somehow make both of them at least able to both use the internet? What's the problem? Thanks in advance for any help

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A: Internet Speed; Fast but as soon as shared, drops down to unusable speed

However as soon as a laptop is also plugged in also via ethernet and streams videos,Click to expand...

sounds like the laptop is hogging all the bandwidth

what speed do you actually have - via ?

what happens if the laptop is connected and not streaming videos - it may also have a number of downloads - updates running in the background
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This is my first time when I post here, hope I will give u the info u need to help me.

Affected item:

-Nokia E71 (a modern HSDPA-capable 3G UMTS mobile phone) - self-powered, connected via USB


After having successfully established an Internet connection, any amount of serious downstream load will result in

* stop of downstream TCP/IP
* the connection "hanging" (which materializes in TCP/IP disconnects due to timeouts later on)

If I try only to open pages, not a serious downstream the connection is ok.

Affected system:

* Windows 7 (64bits) Professional
* Asus M50SA

If I do the same thing on a Windows XP works fine
If I connect via the Standard Modem over Bluetooth link works again fine(in Windows 7)
I have installed the latest drivers for the usb cable, and I have the Windows 7 system upgraded

Please help me.

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A:My 2TB WD Green has fast write speed but slow read speed

The Rosewill card's transfer rate is "up to 1.5GB/s." The WD hard drive's is 3.0Gb/s. Perhaps if you set the jumper on the 5-6 pins to activate the 1.5GB/s rate per this instruction: Western Digital.
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A:Extremely slow browsing speed but fast download speed????

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Hi, my problem is that i have low download speed and fast upload speed. My brother have 17 download speed and 16 upload speed on wifi (he have also notebook) and i have download speed 2,5 and upload speed 16. We were trying at the same time.

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hi Delian
Thanks for Posting!
try checking these
Change Encryption Support
Right-Click on the Wi-fi signal icon on the lower right corner of the screen, Select Open Network and Sharing Center.
Cick on your Wireless network on the main page.

3. Click on Wireless Properties.4. Click on Security Tab.5. If applicable, change the Encryption type to TKIP and test.

Then check the Speed again.
Let me know your findings

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I'm connected to a router, Linksys WRT54GL running DD-WRT v24-sp2, with a Siemens Gigaset usb stick 54. I have restarted, and cleared the router, but no change.
My brother's laptop running vista is fine, full download speed all the way, and on his desktop computer with win 7, full speed there also.

So my download speed drops to 10%, and upload to about 50& after some time.
Any suggestions??

A:Internet speed drops, win 7

Quote: Originally Posted by Mizzhell

I'm now on vacation at my mum, internet connection: 10Mbit/10Mbit, for a couple of months and therefore I have my desktop computer with me. After a couple of minutes downloading at 1,1 MB/s the speed drops below 100 kB/s, and won't return to normal speed until I restart the computer and the same thing happens again. I didn't have this problem at my house, internet connection: 5Mbit/1Mbit, it occurred when I got here. I have also reinstalled windows 7, but no change.
I'm connected to a router, Linksys WRT54GL running DD-WRT v24-sp2, with a Siemens Gigaset usb stick 54. I have restarted, and cleared the router, but no change.
My brother's laptop running vista is fine, full download speed all the way, and on his desktop computer with win 7, full speed there also.

So my download speed drops to 10%, and upload to about 50& after some time.
Any suggestions??

I will bet you are running "homegroup". It has connectivity issues on some mixed systems. You can verify it is the problem by setting up a new network connection using workgroup instead. If it fixes the problem you can disable IPv6 and kill homegroup.

Let us know if you need help with this

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im sorry but what was the original problem?
what software or website did you visit to test the speed of your connection?
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A:Fast download speed, low browsing/streaming speed

Set the MTU in the router itself to 1492

Analyzer is saying that my MTU is 1460, but in my router and in my NIC it is 1500Click to expand...

the normal value for DSL is 1492, and 1460 is INVALID = = must be a multiple of 8.

Manually set {1472 or 1464} in the router.

The article cited has good info but I would opt for all the defaults.


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A:fast download speed but browseing speed slow.

Hi, welcome to this forum!

Please visit this site to measure the real speed of the connection. When done please post the results here.
Internet providers (who gives you the internet) usually make an offer of x speed internet but they only guarantee you to get much less. So the speed might change up and down sometimes. If the internet is still very slow please read the details of your agreement with the internet provider. But first give us the speed results from that site
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Hello ....
every time i download something ,the internet speed start very good sometimes its 6 Mb and sometimes its 1 Mb
this is an example :
and after 40 seconds or more its dropped to the half to 50 KB :

this problem is so annoying :'(

driver of network card is updated :
ipconfig /all :
screenshot of xirros :
guys sorry if u want more information about the problem tell me and ill answer quickly . i showed u all the information i know .

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If you have a NIC that is not working, then remove it from the computer.
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Restart the router. Works for awhile.
Reinstalled the firmware manually on the router.
Set the Channel off of "Auto" and put on various options of 9, 10, 11 to avoid clashes with other networks.

Freezes. Now the router indicates there's no connection. Drag the cord out of modem and test. Prime speeds.

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I have a laptop that runs a VPN (for work) that uses it, plus multiple iphones (3) and ipads (2) an AppleTV and a Samsung smart TV.

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A:Internet Drops Out, Consistent Speed with Modem, New Router - no solution

OK, but lets solve on thing at a time 1) ignore the VPN at work and let's get the home router stabilized.
The mobile devices are difficult to diagnose, so 2) stick with the PC for now.

Standard questions:

did you update the ethernet & wifi drivers on the PC?
have you looked to ensure your new router has the latest firmware?
*if* you have a DSL connection to the ISP, do you have the line filters on EVERY device connected to the phone line EXCEPT the line to the modem? *MUST HAVE*
Got to get these right first.

THEN, find the MTU that's right for you AT HOME and set that into the new router:

get a command prompt
ping -l 1500 -f
as long as you see Packet needs to be fragmented but DF set., reduce the 1500 by 8 and iterate with the new number
:: record the MTU that works for your ISP at home
The router conf page is accessible using your browser and HTTP://your_router_address/
You need the router password
set the new MTU. Also set a new router password and save the settngs.

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A:Internet speed usually slow sometimes fast; inconsistent

To be honest, unless your computer is running very badly it will not have a dramatic effect on the speed of your net connection. With having other people connected to the same internet connection the only way to run accurate speed tests is to ensure they aren't using the connection at the same time for any downloads etc....
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A:Internet speed fluctuates, drop very fast, up and down all day

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A:Internet speed fluctuates, drop very fast, up and down all day

Hi, I'm pretty sure that vista is not the cause of this problem. Try updating the drivers for your modem/ internet drivers. Have you done the basic unplugging of modem and after 10 seconds going back?
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A:why is my internet speed so slow when i have full signal and flatmates is fast?

How does it work with an ethernet connection?

Make sure you have the latest wireless driver. If it is an integrated adapter get the driver from the laptop manufacturer's web site.

What security application(s)?

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista or 7.

Start - All Programs - Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt.

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.
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A:Fast Internet but NO download Speed (new build) no ipv6 connectivity

Welcome to the forum. Is your router set to AC not just n type? You wont get ipv6 as its not generally used so you can disable that with ac you should get 3 gig connection are you using 2 or 5 gigs connection?
See if this tells us anything

Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.
Downloading MiniToolBox

Checkmark following boxes:

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Quote: Originally Posted by Crazywhitie

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Time to call Comcast again, it appears to be their problem!

Run the line quality test a couple more times, I'd like to see more than one result. Keep the printouts of this for the Comcast boys.
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Try the "spare" NIC and see if the symptoms are the same.

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Hi there,

We can have a look at your signal strength. Please download, install and run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.
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Hello I need to ask for your advice here I have browsed this forum but none of it helped so far I am running two operation systems on my Macbook via boot camp Original MacOSX and Win I am using my school internet via LAN MacOsX Slow speed under Win7/Fast under download in the campus where I live When I do the speed test in macosx it shows around - MBit s but when I do the same test on my Windows it never shows more than Mbit s Upload speed is the same under both systems I tried to reinstall Windows use different drivers windows one the original one from apple bootcamp and the updated one from new bootcamp for my nforce LAN card but none of it helped I also tried to switch off firewall but that was not Slow download speed under Win7/Fast under MacOsX the issue I found a couple of things with registry and settings here but as I say still the same I don't want to get rid of this system but I have no more ideas of what to try Please if you know about anything that might help I would appreciate your advice Thanks

A:Slow download speed under Win7/Fast under MacOsX

Sorry I don't have a real answer, but could you post what you get under XP?
I am thinking this is related to TCP/IPv6 so you might try disabling it.
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Hello all Have been searching for days trying to figure my problem but can t find the solution ISP provides us with mb s download speed Both COLOR blue important COLOR blue important Toshiba COLOR blue important laptops COLOR COLOR COLOR used to be able to attain this but after reinstalling windows xp on this laptop it can only achieve mb s The other laptop will get mb s whether connected wired or wireless For the life of me cannot figure what has changed I have installed all windows updates including SP and updated Solved: Slow Download Fast One Other Speed Laptop all drivers via Toshiba and Intel websites It uses the Intel b g network card and the router is a motorola sbg Here is what I have done so far Connecting wired will achieve mb s so it has something to do Solved: Download Speed Fast One Laptop Slow Other with the wireless setup Have tried connecting to router with WPA WPA and no encryption but makes no difference Testing right beside the Solved: Download Speed Fast One Laptop Slow Other router or ft away makes no difference Have uninstalled reinstalled network card but made no difference Any suggestions would be much appreciated Thank you nbsp

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Hello So I go out and buy these four computers for I know And three of them work Low and behold one of them is a ghz laptop that boots and seems to work fine Sony no less Reloaded the OS frv26 Clock when system PCG properties speed Solved: drops movies in watching sony on and presto Nice computer and a bit of an upgrade from my current ghz laptop Only one problem the darn thing struggles whenever I watch a DVD or streaming video Solved: Clock speed drops in system properties when watching movies on sony PCG frv26 The rated clock speed under system properties you know how there are two speeds and then or something my understanding is the first is the processors actual speed rating the nd is what the system is running at Well it drops to mhz--only when multimedia is playing I have never noticed a webpage with flash cause these problems Do you think it s overheating The weird thing is that it jumps back up as soon as I stop watching the video and the unit works great Annoying because my ghz machine plays movies fine so I now have two primary laptops until I get this figured out Anyway specs Sony VAIO ghz PCG frv mb DDR I RAM Stock DVD CD-RW Radeon IGP m Memory for video is adjustable in the BIOS from - Have tried all settings No applicable change Default is or at least that is what it was on when I got it current is Thanks for your time I m always grateful nbsp

A:Solved: Clock speed drops in system properties when watching movies on sony PCG frv26
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guys please help me , it happens when ever i want. i speed test from and i get speed 0.89 mbps ( which is good for me) but if i download something , down speed is 2 kb. if i play a video it buffes so slowly that it takes ahour.

1 thing more, this happened few days ago on my laptop, so i started using internet on my pc , this this stopped and i got high speed.. but now after some days it has started again

A:Speed test gives vey good speed but down speed is just 2-3 kb

Quote: Originally Posted by Hassnain

guys please help me , it happens when ever i want. i speed test from and i get speed 0.89 mbps ( which is good for me) but if i download something , down speed is 2 kb. if i play a video it buffes so slowly that it takes ahour.

1 thing more, this happened few days ago on my laptop, so i started using internet on my pc , this this stopped and i got high speed.. but now after some days it has started again

When comparing speeds, remember to divide your speedtest result by 8. 0.89 mbps is around 101KBps.

Download speeds depend on many factors, inclduing the modem/router, traffic through your ISP at the time, and the type of download, just to name a couple.

What type of download is it? Are they torrents? These can often be slow.

Are downloads slow from everywhere?

You mentioned video buffering; Do you have downloads going at the same time that you are trying to view a video? Are there other people sharing your connection (eg other family members)?

You didn't say if you had tried rebooting the router/modem, or if you had been in contact with your ISP. These would be among the first things to try.

As you haven't stated what you have tried, I'm going to assume none of the following have been tried. Apologies if you have tried/tested the following.

If you plug a phone into the same wall socket at your modem do hear any noise/static or is is sound quality very poor or low volume? These might indicate physical line problems, which your Telco would need to address.

It's also possible the equipment at your local exchange is in need of a reboot. This is often referred to as a "Port reset". Your ISP can do this for you.

Other things you can try is replacing the phone and ethernet cable (if you are connected by cable), or replacing the line filter if you have one. If you have multiple devices on your phone line remove everything except your modem/router.

If you have a DSL connection you know that the speeds will vary dramatically from one hour to the next. But 2KBps is poor in any situation.

Have you tried doing ping and tracert to various sites? You ISP may want this information to place a fault report with your telco.

copy and paste results into an email to your ISP

ping -t (Stop it after a minute or so).
ping -t (Stop it after a minute or so).


See how you go with the above. Get back to us if you get no joy from your ISP/Telco.

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