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OK well I've noticed that my internet is a 3.4MBPS... ***? I play SOF2 online with a PING below 50 always.



Now I have no idea about networking. I just plug in the Ethernet cable and hope it works LOL. I am not wireless and there is only 1 other computer on my network, a laptop wireless. It was unplugged when I took these pictures.



I'm going to try and post as much information to help you help me solve the problem. The connection is secured.



I would greatly appreciate some explanation to this problem! Also if someone could explain why I lose connection while playing SOF2 and talking on Skype at the same time? How can I stop that?

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Habs and Bruins tied 2 and 2 in the 3rd.

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Habs and Bruins tied 2 and 2 in the 3rd.

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lol hes not submitting it for the speed competition hes having a problem



Anyway perhaps you've got a bad cable. Have any other cable you could try? I've never seen windows report anything other than 10Mbps, 100Mbps, or 1000Mbps. To see it report 3.4Mbps is really odd.
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What does it says normally?

Looks to me that you are using windows to manage your net connection.

You have DSL, right?
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post #5 of 18
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Yeah DSL... If that is high-speed then yes LOL.

What are the 2 other connections about? "Local Area Connection" and "1394 Connection"?

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Local Area Connection is your REAL port, the one you can physically touch. The broadband and gateway are more theoretical. Your modem is technically your gateway.

1394 is firewire, don't have much experience with firewire but it appears you can setup a simple network with it. This doesn't affect your internet at all, so just don't worry about it.

Can you do a speedtest and post the results? I have a theory that might be proven http://www.speedtest.net/. Also, could you describe how your network is setup physically, like what router do you have, what modem. How they're connected etc.
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post #7 of 18
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OK my set-up is super basic. I'll draw a picture!

Super sketchy I know...


Black: My desktop
Green: Router/Modem combo + Ethernet cable
Yellow: Phone Cable
Purple: Wireless
Red: Laptop

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SPEED TEST:


For your enjoyment....
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Anyone? Sorry for triple posting but this really bothers me.

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post #10 of 18
Looks to me like everything is the way it should be.

Is your only problem that you "see" 3.4mb/s?
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