1 slow wired PC, 3 fast wireless machines???

  nick1969 12:24 01 Apr 2010
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Hi , I have a Netgear router with one wired connection to a PC(xp) .I have another PC(vista), a laptop(vista) and PS3 connected wirelessly to same router .
Problem I'm having is with the wired PC , the connection is very slow but the machines on wireless connections are running at full speed about 2mb. When I run a speed test on the slow PC it shows about 0.11 then jumps to 1mb then back down then up, if it decides to finish the test, averages about 0.4 .
Its been fine for a couple of years and has only slowed down in the last week .
I've changed the cable , no difference . Thats about the strength of my knowledge i'm afraid.
Any ideas??
Cheers
Nick

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:04 01 Apr 2010

Disconnect form any browsers

Start -Run Type
ipconfig /flushdns
press OK

then type
ipconfig /release
press Ok

retry your connection speed

  nick1969 13:22 01 Apr 2010

Thanks for reply fruit bat .
Just tried it and lost connection untill restart.
It will connect now but still very slow wont even load the broadband speed test page. Half page loads but not the actual test dails ??
Cheers
Nick

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