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    Vista has speeded up my connection

    This is a discussion on Vista has speeded up my connection within the Speed tests and how to get better results forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; My connection was supposedly capable of 15.8 mbps but on my previous (xp) laptop I was only getting around 10 ...

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      Vista has speeded up my connection

      My connection was supposedly capable of 15.8 mbps but on my previous (xp) laptop I was only getting around 10 mbps and that was only after the forum optimiser doubled my speed. Just tried a speed test on my new vista laptop and the average is around 16 mbps (a couple of tests exceeded 20 mbpps while the old laptop continues to score around 10mbps). I take it it's something to do with the settings as both laptops have inbuilt b/g wireless.

      Programmes also load much faster and smoother on vista although there still seems to be a lot of bugs in the operating system. Windows explorer in particular is a nightmare unless you read up and understand User Account Control first.
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      Re: Vista has speeded up my connection

      lol koool what version of vista r u running

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      Re: Vista has speeded up my connection

      Vista Business Andy although I wouldn't advise anyone to rush out and buy it. Maybe in 6 months time they'll have ironed out all the bugs (the latest one is, if I put the laptop in sleep mode the screen resolution has changed when I restart) and more programmes will be compatible with it (50% of the programmes on my xp laptop won't work on it - updates were available for some).

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      Re: Vista has speeded up my connection

      I installed Vista two days after my local Currys got it in and its running fine!

      Though agree some driver issues about atm!

     

     

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