slow internet

  dublin lad 11:10 18 Jan 2006

This is realy bugging me.
I have up the ram to 512mb and when i connect to the internet it is still very slow , i have a second computer which my son uses so i connected that up to the broad band and it is super fast and that is 766mhz 256mb ram about 3 to 4 years old ,, so is my other computer knackered or what .
please help.

  rmcqua 11:11 18 Jan 2006

Sounds like you may have some spyware or worse slowing down your machine. Are you up to date with spyware/virus protection?

  dublin lad 11:39 18 Jan 2006

i am up to date on everything, i have the the lastest mcafees software, zone alarm , spy doctor , i have scanned my computer every which way i can and i am about to pull my hair out.
the computer is about 6years old 766mhz was 256mb now 512mb of ram 20gh hard drive 13gb free space , i have done a speed test on the internet for the broad band and it fine , and the second pc i have is flying along .
has my pc seen its days

  beynac 11:42 18 Jan 2006

If you are using Windows 98 you could find that McAfee's causing problems. Se my post to you other thread - click here

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 review

What went wrong at the Designs of the Year 2017

iPhone X news: Release date, price, new features & specs

Comment regarder des séries et talk-shows américains en France ?