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slow surfing with broadband

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by etupac, Jan 23, 2003.

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  1. etupac

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    hey guys....i need some help. i have a computer that has windows me.....just the other day...i partioned my harddrive and installed windows xp.....i have cable modem but when i'm using windows me the speed goes to like 58kbps but when i'm using windows xp i have a speed of 2000kbps.
    i'm connected thru a network card...ethernet.....the funny thing is when i'm using a network usb adapter .....the speed goes up when i'm using windows me..... itried to use different ways of connecting whenever i'm using either operating systems but windows me keeps on crushing.....please help me out....i'm desparate
     
  2. Corrosive

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    I'm guessing that in you're ME partition, you may have limited the speed at which the modem can send packets. Have you tried going into you're Modem's settings in Control Panel?

    Control Panel -> Modems -> Dialing Properties

    Near the bottom, you'll see a pull-down-menu. Put this as high as it can. Worth a bash :)
     
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