Slow upload speed

  Kenndo 08:49 07 Feb 2006
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I have a 2Meg ADSL connection with Wanadoo and have never had any problems up until now. On running a speed test I have now found that I am getting virtually the full 2Meg on download but on upload I am getting ~30Kbps instead of 256. I am using a Linksys WAG54G modem/router and I only see this problem when I connect from my main PC. If I connect wirelessly from my laptop everything is OK.
I have run Spybot, AdAware, and Microsoft AntiSpyware but I am still getting the same problem.
I have also recently installed a Lifeview FlyDVB-T card and a DVD Rewriter. Any Ideas ?

  Thalmus 09:01 07 Feb 2006

Your upload speed is limited to 256 kbps

  CurlyWhirly 09:04 07 Feb 2006

I don't think that there's anything wrong as your upload figure is normal.
I have just tried out a broadband speed test (see below):

click here

You won't get the 256 speed as that is in kilo bits NOT kilobytes.
There are 8 bits in a byte so 256 / 8 = 32 (excluding overheads) so your upload speed of around 30 KB sounds okay to me ;0)

  anskyber 10:07 07 Feb 2006

Yes I ask ed same question a little while ago, the upload speed is limited by your modem. click here for an explanation click here for the full thread.

  Kenndo 10:45 07 Feb 2006

When I run the Speedtest (from ADSLGuide.org.uk) from my laptop I get an upload speed of 247 Kbps (30.9 KB/sec). But on my main PC the value is 34.3 Kbps (4.3 KB/sec)

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