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PizzaMan Linguica Level: 20 Posts: 66/69 EXP: 39868 For next: 2571 Since: 27.3.04 Since last post: 4109 days Last activity: 4073 days # 1 Posted on 23.1.06 2310.27 Reposted on: 23.1.13 2310.27 Installing a router? Seriously, the net is flying now. Is it just fluke luck, or? Dennis Promote this thread!
anibanging Italian Level: 36 Posts: 230/246 EXP: 288507 For next: 19606 Since: 5.3.02 Since last post: 2993 days Last activity: 1039 days # 2 Posted on 24.1.06 1043.07 Reposted on: 24.1.13 1043.34 My guess is that you had a bunch of garbage traffic coming in and/or out of your computer. The router eliminated this "noise" and now you've got your full connection speed to work with.
wmatistic Andouille Level: 90 Posts: 225/2190 EXP: 7168395 For next: 20241 Since: 2.2.04 From: Austin, TX Since last post: 94 days Last activity: 2 days
AIM: # 3 Posted on 24.1.06 1238.20 Reposted on: 24.1.13 1239.51 Were you using firewall software on your computer? If not then maybe you were letting in a bunch of traffic that the router's internal firewall has now put a stop to. Can't think of another reason why a router would speed things up really.
Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 144 Posts: 3643/6137 EXP: 36223776 For next: 486618 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days # 4 Posted on 25.1.06 0010.15 Reposted on: 25.1.13 0010.47 Or someone was connecting to your computer through an open port, and they now can't get to it. You may want to check your system for rootkits, trojans, and spyware.
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