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IE6.0 & SP1 slooooow download speeds Able to surf net at fast speeds on DSL otherwise

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by mcnumr, Jul 30, 2003.

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  1. mcnumr

    mcnumr Thread Starter

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    I am running a dsl Westell Wirespeed through Southwestern Bell Telephone in Houston, TX. My internet surfing speed is in upper range of speed, but when I try to download anything it is so slow it usually times out. I am using Win98 on an AMD 1.13gig Athlon. I tried to remove IE6.0 and was unable to do so. I would reinstall IE6.0, but to download the program is impossible at this slow speed. I hooked up a dialup in another machine and at 28.8, it runs rings around the download on this machine. Have also recently been unable to even download MSN game software.
     
  2. jonhiker

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    Sounds like an ISP problem. Have you contaced your provider?
     
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