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#1 Posted on 23.1.06 2310.27
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Installing a router?

Seriously, the net is flying now. Is it just fluke luck, or?

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#2 Posted on 24.1.06 1043.07
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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.
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#3 Posted on 24.1.06 1238.20
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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.
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#4 Posted on 25.1.06 0010.15
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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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