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Topic # 17153 14-Nov-2007 16:45
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I have 3 computers in my house

2 Laptops
1 Desktop

I did a speedtest with all 3 computers
Laptop (running Vista Home Premuim) - 3000 kpbs down , 128kb/s up
Desktop (running XP) - 2930 kb/s down , 128kb/s up
Laptop (running XP ) - 753 kb/s down , 128kb/s up

Why is my laptop (running xp) so slow?

Specs for the slow laptop
XP Home
383 MHz

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  Reply # 95168 14-Nov-2007 16:56
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mme: Why is my laptop (running xp) so slow?

Just a hunch...

Is the Laptop connected via Wireless?

Also:  Is the CPU speed REALLY 383MHz?

Heck, that's not even Pentium3 speed so it would probably have a lot to do with the poor result Frown


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  Reply # 95182 14-Nov-2007 17:56
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Yes its using wireless

However so is the other laptop

I have tested it using a cable is well but no luck. And yes the CPU speed is really that slow :(


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  Reply # 95190 14-Nov-2007 18:33
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Try TCP/IP Analyser. Then use their TCP/IP Optimizer as required.

« TCP Analyzer Results »
Tested on: 11.14.2007 00:30
IP address:
TCP options string: 020405b40103030301010402
MSS: 1460
MTU: 1500
TCP Window: 513920 (multiple of MSS)
RWIN Scaling: 3
Unscaled RWIN : 64240
Reccomended RWINs: 64240, 128480, 256960, 513920
BDP limit (200ms): 20557kbps (2570KBytes/s)
BDP limit (500ms): 8223kbps (1028KBytes/s)
MTU Discovery: ON
TTL: 46
Timestamps: OFF
IP ToS: 00000000 (0)



Spark FibreMAX using Mikrotik CCR1009-8G-1S-1S+


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  Reply # 95292 15-Nov-2007 07:03
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Thanks that did the trick :D

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