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Your Vista PC Connection Speed

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Lexonex, Jul 7, 2007.

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  1. Lexonex

    Lexonex Thread Starter

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    I found this little program useful in “optimizing” my connection speed for my PC. You must set your PC and this program does it. It works with ANY version of windows. I used it for my XP and I’m now using it for Vista. You might as well get the connection speed you are paying for as far as “high speed internet service” goes. Here is the link for the TCP Optimizer:

    http://www.speedguide.net/downloads.php

    BEFORE you run the TCP Optimizer program try this speed test FIRST. Then run it AFTER you run the Optimizer (SpeakEasy Flash will not load with Vista 64 bit so use your 32 bit I.E.) SpeakEasy Speed Test:

    http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/

    My Last Result:
    Download Speed: 14064 kbps (1758 KB/sec transfer rate)
    Upload Speed: 1098 kbps (137.3 KB/sec transfer rate)


    Windows Vista Home Premium
    64-bit Operating System
    I.E. 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    Gateway FX510S
    Intel(R) Pentium® D 950 CPU 3.40GHz
    800 MHz FSB, 2x2MB cache non-HT EM64T
    Intel (Watsonville 2) 975x Motherboard
    BIOS WT97510J.15A.2039.2006.0825.0358
    600-Watt power supply
    4093 MB RAM
    NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS Graphics Card

    (IP Provider Cox Cable)
    Download: 10.0 Mbps Upload: 1.0 Mbps
    Coaxial direct to tower for TV viewing on Monitor

    (Hardware)
    HP ScanJet G4050 Scanner (complete with 64-bit software and 64-bit drivers) with HP Photosmart
    U.S.Robotics External USB 56K Fax Modem Model 5633B
    Linksys Cable Modem Ethernet connection
    HP LaserJet 1300 PCL 5 printer
    Logitech Z-5300 Speakers and Sub-Woofer
    20” Envision LCD Monitor
    30 GB Zune Digital Media Player
    APC Back-UPS ES 750
    Western Digital 60 GB Removable hard drive
    Belkin 15in1 Media Reader/Writer

    (All Software—64 bit compatible)
    MS Office Professional 2007
    Adobe Acrobat Standard 8.1
    Adobe Reader 8.1
    Trend Micro Internet Security 2007
    MS Zune Software Version 1.4
    Phone Tools Faxing Software free U.S.Robotics
     
  2. uhaligani

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    That was interesting. I must have a very honest and good ISP. The program actually slowed down my upload and download speeds. I must say that I have played with some of the settings over the past few months.
     
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