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    Browser Causing Speed Issue?

    This is a discussion on Browser Causing Speed Issue? within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; When I start a download the download rate is at about 330kbs to start off with then after about 2 ...

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      Browser Causing Speed Issue?

      When I start a download the download rate is at about 330kbs to start off with then after about 2 seconds drops to around 30 - 50kbs. Is this my browser?


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      Re: Browser Causing Speed Issue?

      Try another and see. Doubt it though
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      Re: Browser Causing Speed Issue?

      The last stats you posted showed you had a sync of 138kbps, which, unless your speed has improved a lot, would give you a download speed of about 120kbps or around 15KBps. I don't think there is any way you could get 300kbps. What may be happening is that your AV is buffering the connection and when it releases you appear to be getting a higher speed than you actually have. Post your latest stats for confirmation of what you should be getting. The browser you are using has nothing to do with download speed, although it may effect the rate you are able to surf.

      In all honesty, if this is all you have, you would be better with a 3G dongle.

      TomD


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      http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

      Note - When downloading always select the Custom install or you will end up with stuff you don't want.





     

     

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