The W
Views: 122975182
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
28.4.10 1457
The 7 - Internet & Computers - Is it me, or is my internet faster after Register and log in to post!
(440 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (4 total)
PizzaMan
Linguica
Level: 20

Posts: 66/69
EXP: 39628
For next: 2811

Since: 27.3.04

Since last post: 4050 days
Last activity: 4015 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: 287004
For next: 21109

Since: 5.3.02

Since last post: 2935 days
Last activity: 981 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: 7125691
For next: 62945

Since: 2.2.04
From: Austin, TX

Since last post: 36 days
Last activity: 4 hours
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: 3643/6132
EXP: 35993852
For next: 716542

Since: 9.12.01
From: Bay City, OR

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 3 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#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.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Telecoms want Google to pay for bandwidth
Next thread: "Family Guy's" Stewie to get Internet talk show!?
Previous thread: Thunderbird and Yahoo
(440 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Internet & Computers - Is it me, or is my internet faster afterRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.176 seconds.