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  1. Malnutrition

    How to run a speed test.

    How to run a speed test. This guide is aimed at showing you how to run a speed test on your device. If you are paying for a service, then you will want to know that you are getting what you are paying for. Be weary though, the internet companies that provide you service, also provide speed test...
  2. T

    Internet Quits after Two Seconds of Connectivity

    So I got a new computer for Christmas and it worked fine and was really happy about the whole thing. I loaded into the computer and the internet worked perfectly fine the moment. I downloaded steam and chrome and signed in. After downloading for about two seconds my connection was lost and the...
  3. B

    Solved Windows 10 laptop almost everything isn't working please help!

    So yesterday I went on my laptop as per usual and noticed that all of a sudden I wasn't connected to the WiFi. I then saw that it was on airplane mode so when I tried to turn that off it wouldn't and still won't, I searched up almost every kind of way to turn it off and it won't. Then I thought...
  4. B

    Solved Have to restart PC for internet to work

    Recently install a new motherboard, cpu and ram everything works fine except the internet connection, i bought a Z270 gaming m3 msi motherboard, it comes with some kind of killer internet connection. But whenever i boot up my pc it says there is no internet access but after i restart my pc it...
  5. I

    New modem.. Home Plugs? Or wifi adaptor?

    Hi there! :) I'm new, nice to meet you all! I really hope someone will be able to help me with this as I don't know much about setting up internet stuff.. I called my provider today who informed me our line is good, there should be no trouble.. The current set up is a router (NETGEAR DGND300V2...
  6. B

    Slow download speed

    Hello everyone hopefully you can help me with this problem. I just switched to AT&T U-Verse from Spectrum. With Spectrum I had consistent download speeds of about 4-6 mbps, but with U-Verse its all over the place. But on average i'm only getting about 400 kbps and sometimes slower, in the double...
  7. Malnutrition

    How To Speed Up Your Internet Connection.

    This guide is aimed at getting the most out of your internet connection. Following the steps laid out here I was able to get up to 10 Mbps extra download speed from one out of four machines that I have tested it on. The average gain in speed is about 4 Mbps. So, if you are tired of slow...
  8. darragh

    Internet is fine on laptop, but slow on new PC

    So after a lot of blood, sweat and tears I finally managed to get my PC up and going. For some reason, it didn't have wi-fi so I just used an ethernet connection. The ethernet connection worked fine, and I was getting my usual 300-500 kbps (not much, but it's all we have in the middle of...
  9. J

    Aus: Internet Upgrade

    This is aimed at my fellow Aussies, but anyone in the know about our infrastructure and ISPs would be welcome. Our home internet is unbearably slow (speedtest.com tells me my dl speed is 2.21Mbps) and has been for years. Lately though it seems to fluctuate wildly and never for the better. Not...
  10. S

    Solved Major ping issues in online games, no noticeable issues with internet otherwise

    Hello there, Over the weekend my connection to online games dropped dramatically. Everything else (youtube, downloads, streams, webpages, etc.) works just as it used to. So far I have tried Updating drivers Clearing cookies/cache Giving said games exceptions through my firewall Closing other...
  11. C

    Solved ASUS USB-AC68 won't stay connected

    My brand new AC68 won't stay connected to my internet. Originally it found and connected to my 5g internet, giving speeds well into the 300 mbps. After a few minutes it lost the 5g internet, never to find it again. For a few hours it would be able to connect to my regular, non5g, internet...
  12. J

    Intermittent connection hanging + other issues

    Since I've changed to wireless (I think that's about when the issue started), my connection hangs every few minutes for maybe 1-3 seconds. I have no idea what could be causing this, so I don't even know where to start trouble shooting. The wireless USB adapter is only about 1 metre from the...
  13. vger

    Solved HP 15-1033

    Ok my son is trying to downgrade his sisters laptop which has Win 8.1 on it. She says it was working correctly the last time she shut the thing down.. Now.. he is down degrading it to Win 7,but when he started working on it he found that the usb drivers are missing as well as the lan drivers...
  14. S

    My favorite game disconnects my internet connection (PLEASE HELP URGENT)

    For the past couple of months, I have not been able to play one of my favorite games dota 2 because whenever I try and play my computer randomly disconnects from my wifi and then I cannot connect back because there is no source of internet( Its like I don't have my internet adapter plugged in...
  15. Chromlyy

    Internet slow only on this PC fine on everything else (phone, tablet, etc...)

    This has been happening and just realized now that it is not my ISP (comcast). I pay for a 75 mbps plan and usually get around 80. All of the sudden a few months ago my internet went to ****. Like 8 mbps and under. I have heard of the AMD QuickStream but i have nothing amd and already tried to...