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Hey guys, so I switched from an old Windows XP PC to a new Windows 7 Ultimate one that I just built and internet speed went down from ~ 8.60mbps to 7.84mbps.. Any idea how to fix this issue??

Zhone Modem 4 ports
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Sry not much info otherwise since I don't know where to start..
Thx
post #2 of 11
It's probably just fluctuation with your ISP. You could check your using the latest NIC drivers but I would bet it's standard ISP fluctuation with that small of a variation.
post #3 of 11
Calmster hit is pretty much dead on. A computer will not affect your ISP or network speed.
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Im still not sure what to do then :l
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Im still not sure what to do then :l
Internet speeds aren't constant. They go up and down, sometimes depending on time of day
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I would test your speed again, however the other question is what is the speed you pay for?
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I pay for a ADSL2+ internet speed which hits around 9mbps like the company technicians said (I always have a speed in 8.70-9.10mbp range when switching back with the old XP pc but getting back to ~7.85mbps with the new windows 7.) Using speedtest.net always give me the same results meaning something is wrong with Windows 7..
post #8 of 11
if you have another computer to test with, test the speed then compare the 2 results. You might need a driver update, but again your speed should not be affected by the OS.
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post #9 of 11
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that's what ive been doing.. one computer with windows XP gives 8.60 while the other windows 7 gives 7.88. My drivers are fully updated.
post #10 of 11
Disable your firewall and windows updates and see how it goes
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