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spaceman8815
14-06-2005, 08:40 PM
just over a week ago my internet has been getting slower and slow. it use to have an average of 50kbps and now it has gone down to an avg of 20kbps could some please tell me how to fix this? i have tried installing new software for the modem but it makes no difference
OS: Windows XP
Modem: Aztech CNR2900 V.90
Modem Software: Smart link

:badpc:

spaceman8815
14-06-2005, 08:41 PM
just over a week ago my internet has been getting slower and slow. it use to have an average of 50kbps and now it has gone down to an avg of 20kbps could some please tell me how to fix this? i have tried installing new software for the modem but it makes no difference
OS: Windows XP
Modem: Aztech CNR2900 V.90
Modem Software: Smart link
internet connection: dial up (xtra)
:badpc:

Jen
14-06-2005, 09:23 PM
I've merged your duplicate threads into this single thread. :)

Poppa John
14-06-2005, 09:33 PM
We also are with Xtra & tonight our computer is running extremely slow off the Internet. So slow I am shutting down early. Bye. PJ

spaceman8815
14-06-2005, 10:07 PM
the internet hasn't just been slow tonight but all week
can someone plaese help me?

kumaraguy
14-06-2005, 10:13 PM
Hi
Have you ruled out spyware/virii/trojans/et al yet ?

spaceman8815
14-06-2005, 10:23 PM
i have ruled out viruses(only have norton anti virus, could some also tell me another free anti-virus program that is good, that i can download) and spyware, but what are trojans?

tweak'e
14-06-2005, 10:34 PM
how are you measureing the speed?

going by what you have posted i guess you are referring to the logon speed. provided you havn't done anything to the modem, then odds are its just poor lines most likly poor connections due to water damage. ring telecom.

Cicero
14-06-2005, 10:37 PM
i have ruled out viruses(only have norton anti virus, could some also tell me another free anti-virus program that is good, that i can download) and spyware, but what are trojans?
Three things that are ubiquitous round here.

http://free.grisoft.com/doc/1
http://www.download.com/3000-2144-10045910.html?part=69274&subj=dlpage&tag=button

And seem to do the job you require.
Hmmm what happened to spybot.

http://www.download.com/3000-2144-10045910.html?part=69274&subj=dlpage&tag=buttonhttp://www.download.com/Spybot-Search-Destroy/3000-8022_4-10122137.html

pheonix
14-06-2005, 10:46 PM
Spybot.... download here (http://www.majorgeeks.com/SpyBot-Search_&_Destroy_d2471.html)

Renmoo
15-06-2005, 07:07 AM
COOL! You get 20Kbps on Xtra dialup? For me, everytime I get only about 5Kbps. Not to forget to the security utilities mentioned above, add into your list: Firewall.

Cheers :)

tweak'e
15-06-2005, 11:07 AM
COOL! You get 20Kbps on Xtra dialup? For me, everytime I get only about 5Kbps.

i doubt it.

20kbps is slower than a 28K modem, 5kbps would be slower than a fax machine!

somehow i think your confuseing kbps (kilobits per sec) with kBps (kilobytes per sec). rough rule of thumb is devide bits by 10 to get bytes (only when refering to download speed).