• Downloads slow down and stops
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When my brother tries to download something, whether it is on FireFox or Steam, the download goes normal then slows down and stops. He disabled his firewall and downloads keep stopping. Help us, Facepunch.
Do you have anything running in the background that consumes your internet speed??? [editline]09:06PM[/editline] 3 quick questions: 1. Are you streaming something> 2. What type of internet do you use. Dsl, Router, Cable? 3. What internet provider are you using? Try using [URL="http://www.speedtest.net"]http://www.speedtest.net[/URL] then post the speed results
1. No 2. Cable 3. Charter [img]http://www.speedtest.net/result/933985841.png[/img]
[QUOTE=TicTac;24472094]1. No 2. Cable 3. Charter [img]http://www.speedtest.net/result/933985841.png[/img][/QUOTE] That download speed doesnt look very good. Hold on ill do some background info on Charter. [editline]09:11PM[/editline] I just checked their site. I think this will be helpful [URL="http://www.charter.com/customers/support.aspx?supportarticleid=1822"]http://www.charter.com/customers/support.aspx?supportarticleid=1822[/URL] [editline]09:18PM[/editline] My downloads go fast at 11.41 Mb/s That means something is slowing down your internet. Try restarting your pc and then check the download speed again
My downloads are fine, It's just his computer that is all wack.
[QUOTE=TicTac;24472399]My downloads are fine, It's just his computer that is all wack.[/QUOTE] Virus scan. Do you have malwayre bytes??? Or a good anti virus???
Avg.
It turns out that AVG was the problem.
Nice 17mb/s?! I only get 6 with comcast. Stupid over populated node.
[QUOTE=GunfighterJ;24480853]Nice 17mb/s?! I only get 6 with comcast. Stupid over populated node.[/QUOTE] Pfft, at 67 ping I get 2.45 Mbps :saddowns:.
[QUOTE=BobbyHill;24472134]That download speed doesnt look very good. Hold on ill do some background info on Charter. My downloads go fast at 11.41 Mb/s That means something is slowing down your internet. Try restarting your pc and then check the download speed again[/QUOTE] That speedtest is in M[B]B[/B]/s not M[B]b[/B]/s his speed is almost twice as fast as yours.
no that's in Mb megabits. 8Mb=1MB
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