Why slow download on one network PC?

  2can 23:03 04 May 2004

I have 2 PC's linked by Cat 5 network cable to a D Link adsl modem router as a small home network using XP home. One PC downloads at 56Kb/s but the other never reaches above 9Kb/s.. not much faster than dial up.
I have swapped network cards, cables etc, but the the result is the same.. one PC (the slower one by sheer CPU,memory etc) downloads the same files much faster.... any ideas?????????

  computernerdiamnot 10:06 05 May 2004


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