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Doc
05-21-08, 12:56 PM
I've got what's supposed to be the 768kbps download speed with Embarq.
I've read where it's supposedly possible to tweak your DSL connection.
I've looked at this Navas guide but before I go tinkering with things,
wonder if it's likely I'm going to see any improvement. To be honest,
I don't even find the registry value the Navas guide refers to.
Running Win XP home.

I've looked at various speed test sites, the number vary a bit but
they seem to come fairly close to what I believe I'm supposed to be
getting.

When I download a file off YouTube using Vdownloader, the rate is
around 93kb/s. Does that sound about right for my bargain DSL? I
assume one is kilobits and one is kilobytes?

LouB
05-21-08, 02:29 PM
Doc wrote:
> I've got what's supposed to be the 768kbps download speed with Embarq.
> I've read where it's supposedly possible to tweak your DSL connection.
> I've looked at this Navas guide but before I go tinkering with things,
> wonder if it's likely I'm going to see any improvement. To be honest,
> I don't even find the registry value the Navas guide refers to.
> Running Win XP home.
>
> I've looked at various speed test sites, the number vary a bit but
> they seem to come fairly close to what I believe I'm supposed to be
> getting.
>
> When I download a file off YouTube using Vdownloader, the rate is
> around 93kb/s. Does that sound about right for my bargain DSL? I
> assume one is kilobits and one is kilobytes?

93 X 8 = 744 So, with rounding sounds exactly right.