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    poor download speeds on max

    This is a discussion on poor download speeds on max within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; ah right got you - but did you try the speed test on my sig? its another http one but ...

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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      ah right got you - but did you try the speed test on my sig? its another http one but just wanna rule out M$ being under strain (with SP3 going out and all)...

      also, perhaps try the test socket with a filter - in case the faceplate is at fault...
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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      speed test in sig gave 170Kbs for the 10MB file.
      I am plugged into master with adsl nation splitter front plate.

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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      Go to THIS page, scroll down to Router based "speed test" and run the tests. This should give you an idea of what speed the router can download at, independent of your PCs. You will have to use the DG834GT for this test.

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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      Old router wont authenticate for some reason comes up with CHAP failure yet is same username and password as yesterday, v2 router still ok.

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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      Try pasting the username and password, from the new router into the old one. CHAP errors are usually down to these details being wrong.

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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      just to be sure is it the adsl mac code or the lan mac code of the router i am supposed to be using.

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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      The LAN code, it will be printed on your router label. The ADSL code is almost the same, usually 1 digit more.

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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      OK works now used a different computer to connect to old router still get downloads at <200KBs.
      the utility would not run through the web site suggested no file error, so just selected a nokia download for my phone.

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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      anyone else have problems.

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      Re: poor download speeds on max

      you may have to remind me what your problem was, i did think you had a throughput issue and you recieved a new router and still had a throughput issue ?

      could you post the router stats and speed tester results

     

     
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