slow windows update downloads?

  Jaymz87 12:49 24 May 2005
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has anybody else noticed that downloading updates from windows update has become painfully slow?

I am downloading some updates at the moment, that are a total of 22.4Mb, which would normally take about 10 minutes, but its been going for 20 minutes now, and is still only done about 2 meg.

It looks to me like microsoft need to update their windows update servers or something, unless everybody elses is OK, then its just me :P

Can you guys let me know if yours is slow as well?

Thanks, Jaymz

  PsiFox 13:21 24 May 2005

Just downloaded a 3MB file form update. It took less than 30 seconds so not slow for me.

  Jaymz87 13:27 24 May 2005

:(

My updates are STILL downloading, and ive still got about 12 meg to go.

Does anyone know if there are any settings or reasons why it would be slow.

I am using BT Yahoo! Broadband at 1.1meg (cant get the 2 meg line in my area), I am not downloading anything else, the only thing running internet wise is windows update and this forum. Any chance it could be router settings? All other sites are fine, i can get download speeds of about 115kb/s everywhere else, so I don't see why windows update is so slow.

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