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  1. Well, heheheh, it turns out that there's a driver...

    Well, heheheh, it turns out that there's a driver being installed by a product from the company I work for that is causing the problem! I disabled it and d/l speed went right up to 10 Mbps. It is...
  2. Something wrong with one PC

    I have two P4 2.something GHz systems, one running XP Pro, the other XP Media Center 2005 with Gigabit interface.

    My XP Pro system can't get over 1.5 Mbps. The MCE system gets over 10 Mbps while...
  3. seems to be working better, but...???

    Comcast tech came out, and I connected my laptop right to the cable modem and got some pretty decent speeds, upwards of 8-10 Mbps. Back in the real world, on the wireless network (Linksys WRT54g)...
  4. what do you make of these figures?

    another test:

    why does the first one time out? I thought that was the modem itself.

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    Tracing route to www.yahoo-ht3.akadns.net...
  5. Can you give me some explanation that would be...

    Can you give me some explanation that would be useful against the "your signal level looks ideal HERE" BS the techs are giving me?

    Thanks!
  6. OK, I did that, no real difference: ...

    OK, I did that, no real difference:


    C:\Users\DL>tracert www.yahoo.com

    Tracing route to www.yahoo-ht3.akadns.net [209.131.36.158]
    over a maximum of 30 hops:

    1 * * * ...
  7. Here are the "optimized" settings. ...

    Here are the "optimized" settings.

    [SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters]
    TcpWindowSize=256960
    GlobalMaxTcpWindowSize=256960
    EnablePMTUDiscovery=1
    EnablePMTUBHDetect=0...
  8. tracert results after choosing optimal settings in TCP optimizer

    Tracing route to www.yahoo-ht3.akadns.net [209.131.36.158]
    over a maximum of 30 hops:

    1 * * * Request timed out.
    2 11 ms 13 ms 12 ms ...
  9. TCP Optimizer export of current settings

    OK, here's current settings exported by TCP Optimizer. As I have never done anything down at this level in 13 years of being online, I will admit to being fairly ignorant on the subject.

    I am...
  10. Comcast tracert results.

    Here's the Comcast tracert. I did a couple because it sure seems like it's getting stuck at a couple spots. Never mind my comments about Verizon, it's just a point of reference and why I WANT to...
  11. tracert on Verizon DSL

    This is just for reference, I don't have the Comcast active right now (getting a little tired of switching things around)...

    tracert www.yahoo.com

    Tracing route to www.yahoo-ht3.akadns.net...
  12. 50k download on a 6000k account? (Comcast)

    I've been on Verizon DSL for several years, so never had any experience with the prior cable modem service here. Semi-rural area between San Jose and Santa Cruz CA, yes the mountains.

    The line...
  13. Getting 50k - 1500k on nominal 6000k service

    That's download speed. Comcast just took over in my area from previous cable TV/ISP Matrix, but I have been on Verizon DSL for several years, so never had any experience with the prior cable modem...
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