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Topic # 113829 29-Jan-2013 14:13 Send private message

Maximum package, 500GB bandwidth. We use to get AMAZING speeds, just lately, over the past 3 days, I can barely hold a Skype call with my girlfriend which is currently in America. She can't even hear me, and it's even worse if the webcams are on.

We use to get 12ms ping, now it's a little under 300 at all times. With terrible speeds. I use to get 17mbps download, 1.5mbps upload. Now:


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  Reply # 752705 29-Jan-2013 15:15 Send private message

RunningMan:
Natha:
That's the weird thing. When I took the test. I'm the only one home. I don't use torrents. Nothing is downloading. My laptop is the only laptop on, and even after a reboot, it still remains.

Confusing.


Given it's a laptop, are you using WiFi or ethernet (wired) connection to your modem?

If using WiFi, stop, then try wired before doing anything else.
\

Ok, wow, uhhh..



I literally bought this laptop a view days ago. Why would the wireless be SO slow? O.O

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  Reply # 752715 29-Jan-2013 15:28 Send private message

Hi, you need to run and app like inSSIDer to see what channels are free or not then take the Channel setting off Auto and onto the selected channel.

Cyril

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