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Internet connection problem

By tetterip
Jun 14, 2013
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  1. So I got a big problem with my main pc which is connected to the router with an ethernet cable...the internet connection on that pc is crippled(sometimes cant ever buffer videos at 240p or lower) while the connection on other pc connection with wireless are totally fine...

    Any ideas?

    P.s. : this is my first thread...sorry of any mistakes,I can provide more information

    Almost forgot-I just performed a format on the 1rst partition of the hard disk that has the windows 7....so the disk is as clean as it will ever get.
     
  2. TheHawk

    TheHawk TS Enthusiast Posts: 194   +7

    Hey tetterip. Since the wireless connection to another pc is fine, it's not the ISP connection. Did you have this same slow connection issue before you formatted the drive and reinstalled the OS?.If you did, did you install the correct and latest driver for your LAN adapter?. If you can get your hands on a test router for a 15 minutes or so, that should tell you weather the issue is in the router or with your pc and it's wired connection. Eliminate things one by one.
    1) Try a different port on the router
    2) Try a new Ethernet cable
    3) Connect the other pc to the same router port using an Ethernet cable.Turn off the wireless adapter on the pc first. If you still have the same slow connection going to the same web sites you connected to wirelessly on this pc, then something is awry with your router. I myself would reset it to factory specs first and secure the router's wireless settings. If it still doesn't work normally, I would see if there is a firmware update for the router
    4) If your connection was fine after you formatted the drive but has since slowed down, go into device manager, find your network adapter,right click on it and uninstall it. Reboot the system and when it comes ready after it finds your hardware, check the connection.
     


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