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    Thanks for your reply. The firewall was one of my...

    Thanks for your reply. The firewall was one of my first suspicions and when I disable it I get exactly the same result (Comodo Firewall). I know that "disabled" firewalls don't always completely...
  2. Hmm. I can't see anything relevant in the...

    Hmm. I can't see anything relevant in the suggested thread but I know how dumb I am so I could be wrong. Logically the problem would seem to be your modem since it doesn't happen when you connect to...
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    Trace Route - all timeouts - why?

    Until recently, whenever I did a trace route I got a list of routers through which the traffic was going.
    I have several PCs and now when I do a trace route (using any one of them) I get time-outs...
  4. Unbelievable! After having been assured that I...

    Unbelievable!

    After having been assured that I was on 10Mbits by several tech bods at my ISP, I've just spoken with someone there and they are telling me that my area has NOT been upgraded after...
  5. Hi, celticsurf.net is in Southport, UK and is on...

    Hi,
    celticsurf.net is in Southport, UK and is on the SpeedGuide list. The only other server on the list that is closer is in my own location, London, but seems to be out of action.
    The results of...
  6. Those new settings seem to be a retrograde step....

    Those new settings seem to be a retrograde step. The first three test results made after making the new settings and pasted below show an average of
    Download 1317
    Upload 294

    The next three...
  7. Thanks. I have done what you instructed and have...

    Thanks. I have done what you instructed and have now got three <1ms ping times on jump one with several different sites.

    I now get an average (from 3 tests) of 3376 download and 351 upload on the...
  8. I think that the first results after your first...

    I think that the first results after your first tweaking suggestions may have been a glitch. I've just re-used the TCP/IP Optimizer using the parameters from your first reply and have got much much...
  9. Thanks for the help. The results of a trace...

    Thanks for the help.

    The results of a trace route using both PCs are posted below. I did two on each, one to yahoo.com and another to google.co.uk.

    Desktop PC

    Tracing route to yahoo.com...
  10. Thanks for the reply and your helpful advice. ...

    Thanks for the reply and your helpful advice.

    I don't pay any rental charges on the modem as such. I was simply given the modem when I joined my ISP in 2001. It is a solid and nice looking modem...
  11. Thanks for the reply and advice. I did what...

    Thanks for the reply and advice.

    I did what you suggested and then did three tests. The results are below.

    The download speed seems to have increased somewhat but performance is still less than...
  12. How do I "break" my cable modem (or if I need to)?

    I have as Motorola SB4200 Surfboard modem which Telewest gave me for my broadband connection way back in the dark ages.

    After having spent a considerable time talking to various Virgin Media...
  13. Speed difference between 2 PCs on same network - Please Help

    Any help with this would be much appreciated. Thanks.

    I have 2 PC's hooked up to the same router and one consistently gives me half the speed of the other when speed tested. I'm wondering how this...
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    Thanks but I've tried that. Searching for...

    Thanks but I've tried that. Searching for "Wireless Bridge" brings up devices that will enable a wired device to hook up to an existing wireless network.
    What I would like to do is create a wireless...
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    Ethernet Dongle AP with RJ45 connection

    Does anyone know if this exists?

    I'm looking for a small dongle that I can plug into an ethernet port on a wired router that will take wireless signals to and from my wireless laptop.
    The best...
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