Slow Broadband? Or just my imagination..

  User-4CC88CE5-DA27-44EE-A0310A8D232498A3 15:03 09 Mar 2004

Ok I have to admit, it's better than having your phone line tied up..

But every time I have to download any whopping files the little box that pops up and tells me how my humble (700MHz Zentium SlowPressor) PC is doing it NEVER approaches the 150k I was promised by NTL (closer to the 50k I used to have - or at least that's what my "magic" download pop up tells me).

So I am I just being optimistic? Time to join the REAL world?

Or, and here's the nub, can I work any PC trickery to speed things along?

Will my new (stuck in the post) 2GigaHurts PC be my new found f(r)iend?

Just wondered.


  concretepigsy 15:09 09 Mar 2004

Try this broadband speed test

click here

Since my post have noted other recent questions on same subject. So rather than have a conversation with myself..

"Aw go on.."

"No I'd rather not infront of all these people.."

I will try the Ashampoo link which was recommended.

Has anyone else tried this accelerator? Any good?



  Blanc Glacier 15:27 09 Mar 2004

Yes i am experiencing the same problem. I have Tiscali Broadband 512Mbps, but it seems very slow what do you recommend i do?

Thanks to concretepigsy for above link.
Will try as soon as return to my house made of bricks ;-)


Try this link

click here

Let me know if it works for you.. ta


  Jim Suter 15:41 09 Mar 2004

I may be wrong but I don't think a new PC will speed up your connection.

  johnnyrocker 15:42 09 Mar 2004

click here before getting any accellerators, run the speed test selecting cable/satellite modem test if you are on broadband, try a smaller one for dial up if your tests dont come up to par scroll to the bottom of the page and use the autofix provided you will be surprised, i got an extra 10k on my daughters minimum ntl package.


  paddyjack 15:44 09 Mar 2004

Try this test click here

  JerryJay 15:44 09 Mar 2004

Blanc Glacier, you will be luck to get even 1% of 512Mbps unless you pay huge money for a optical link.

  JerryJay 15:45 09 Mar 2004

I normally get 430K for my 512K plusnet link.

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