Slow internet on 2 PCS & fast on the others?

  Revi 20:50 26 Oct 2005
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I have 4 PCs, all XP pro SP2, connected in a network & have fast broadband. Suddenly now 2 of the PCs have become extremely slow on the internet. Have run AdAware & cleaned the directories but the problem remains. Could it be a router failure on 2 channels?

  woodchip 20:56 26 Oct 2005

May be bad Cables, or the PC as got something on them

  Revi 21:00 26 Oct 2005

could it not be router failure?

  woodchip 21:15 26 Oct 2005

Doubt it very much as it would be all channels. but you could try switching plugs on them to see if the problem move to other computers to verify

  Revi 21:21 26 Oct 2005

I have switched plugs & tested. Nothing is wrong with the PCs. But 2 ports in the router are blinking whereas they should be constant so I think it is router failure.

  woodchip 21:25 26 Oct 2005

As I said it could be Cable or Ethernet card problem. I doubt it being the router

  woodchip 21:26 26 Oct 2005

After switching Plugs reboot the router

  Revi 21:28 26 Oct 2005

On the router 4 green lights were constantly lighted. Now above the 2 damaged connections the green lights are blinking, not constant. Should I try reinstalling the router?

  knobler 21:28 26 Oct 2005

any new programs installed?

  Revi 21:30 26 Oct 2005

Sorry our msgs crossed. Will reboot the router. Thanks for the fast help!

  Revi 21:32 26 Oct 2005

No!

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