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  # 1022479 9-Apr-2014 21:15
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How about I dont know how and so far my pc seems to have like a billion things wrong with it so yea its broke as im gonna have to spend a long time fixing it again
This isnt the first time ive had problems

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  # 1022484 9-Apr-2014 21:23
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Ill compile to one post what everyone suggests for you.

Change the WiFi Channel,
If you download a program called inSSIDer and run it, What is the Dbm rating for your WiFi, Can you see other networks sitting on your channel?
Have you changed anything at the time of the issue.
Make sure you have your Network card drivers updated. http://www.wikihow.com/Find-and-Update-Drivers
Isolate your modem and PC, Make sure a home phone is more than 40CM away from the Modem and PC's wireless card. Microwave.
Make sure your WiFi antenna on your PC is screwed in firmly and doesnt show signs of damage.
(The question that usually fixes it) Did you move your modem and then notice the issue?
If you put a phone in the place of the WiFi antenna on your PC and run a speedtest what speed you get?
*WiFi is a convenience technology in no way is there guaranteed connectivity or performance.*

I think looking at your replies you were expecting something that takes 20 seconds to fix.

 
 
 
 




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  # 1022537 9-Apr-2014 23:23
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Well I connected it direct with a cable and nothing at all wouldn't except the modem wouldn't connect but it said connection speed 1gbps so I have no clue at all and I feel like a complete restore coming on because it's bonged

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  # 1022570 10-Apr-2014 02:23
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mate: Well I connected it direct with a cable and nothing at all wouldn't except the modem wouldn't connect but it said connection speed 1gbps so I have no clue at all and I feel like a complete restore coming on because it's bonged


You need to run a full speediest, such as Speedtest.net
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hen post result. The 1Gbps is probably in the connection properties, which is just the local max speed since your computer must have a gigabit ethernet card installed. 




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  # 1022571 10-Apr-2014 02:28
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Scan the PC with malwarebytes (free edition)

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  # 1022577 10-Apr-2014 06:28
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he needs a clean re-install




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  # 1022578 10-Apr-2014 06:44
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I would run a speed test through the cable but it won't even connect to my modem it just says unknown source and lol try the malware thing today if I can

 
 
 
 


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  # 1022580 10-Apr-2014 06:55
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Jase2985: someone please change the thread title

its not a VDSL issue its a wireless issue


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# 1022598 10-Apr-2014 08:30
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SteveON: PEBACK - Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard.

PEWA - Problem exists with abbreviationism.

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  # 1022613 10-Apr-2014 08:39
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Sounds like a job for a computer tech to come out and sort for you. Perhaps let people know approx. where you live; or give someone like Geeks on Wheels etc a call.





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  # 1022618 10-Apr-2014 08:46
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Ive fixed it myself

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  # 1022623 10-Apr-2014 09:11
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The computer was screwed so I completely restored it be cause it was full of viruses ir it has 2 million files on it so yep

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  # 1022630 10-Apr-2014 09:22
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  # 1022631 10-Apr-2014 09:25
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trig42: pr0n


Actually, not. "According to Symantec's annual Internet Security Threat Report, religious and ideological Web sites have far more security threats per infected site than adult/pornographic Web sites."




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