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Voffi

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Hello to all,

Hope someone can help me with a small problem that's bugging my. My desktop is connected to a ADSL2+ router with a net cable. My connection is 12 Mb and my upload should be about 1mb at best. Lately I have been getting uploads as slow as 25 kb/s instead of a normal 900 or so, my download is fine at about 10 Mb. Thinking my router or cable was at fault I unplugged the cable from the desktop and plugged it into my laptop and the upload was the normal 900 kb/s Thinking the Ethernet connection to my motherboard (Asrock P4VM900-SATA2) was faulty I disabled it and installed a new pci Ethernet adapter and thought my problems would be over but there was no change. Getting pretty tired of this I unplugged the cable, installed a USB wireless dongle and everything was fine, upload 935.0kb/s download 8.85Mb/s. I prefer to be connected to the router via cable instead of wireless so no my question is: Does anyone know what is causing my problems?

My desktop has Win XP recently installed with all the SP's and updates and I do NOT have any viruses or malware and apart from this problem everything is great.
 

etaf

Wayne
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try the following

in safemode with networking
keep tapping F8 as the PC starts a menu should appear
choose safemode with networking
Now test the speed - if that works ok - then something in normal mode is blocking and we need to go through a controlled process of trail and error

also try this reset and see if that solves issue
TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2/SP3.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands:

Note: Type only the text in bold for the following commands.

Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults, type: netsh int ip reset reset.log

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults, type: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reboot the machine.

Post back the results here
rightclick in the box
select all
enter
control key + C key - to copy
then reply here and
control key + V to paste
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Voffi

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Hello,

Tried what you suggested and there was no change. Decided to try another ZyXEL router I''ve got and problem solved. Thanks for your help.
 

etaf

Wayne
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your welcome (y) thanks for letting us know
You can mark your own threads solved using the
button at the top of the page of the thread in the upper left corner.
:)
 
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