ADSL slower on XP than win98se

  reddwarfcrew 17:05 24 May 2003

I've just connected my freeserve BB modem to my new xp pc and its transferring data at only about 120kbps.

On my win98se pc i'd get a transer rate of 450kbps (after using tweakmaster).

I've retried tweakmaster on my xp pc and i'm only getting about 1/4 speed.

Any ideas?

  Gaz 25 17:14 24 May 2003

I think 98 has a differnet monitor than XP it should be the same speed but just different figures becuase they monitor it in different ways, I think 98 logs the speed it connects with the mobo and XP the speed it connects with ISP.

Not sure,

someone here will know.

  Gaz 25 17:16 24 May 2003

try click here this may have a few optimisations for you.

  reddwarfcrew 17:18 24 May 2003

but i'm checking my speed by actually downloading a file and timing it versus file size and also by checking at

  reddwarfcrew 17:38 24 May 2003

my DUN appeares under Dial Up and if I go to the properties it says its connecting via IDSN.

Should it not be under the Broadband or highspeed internet part of network connections?

  Gaz 25 17:54 24 May 2003

Yes, if it is broadband.

  reddwarfcrew 00:00 25 May 2003

I'm not convinced. it looks as though the BB option is for ethernet connection and as I'm still using an ADSL dial up modem I have to use the dial up option.

But why am I now getting half the speed on xp comapared to 98?

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