Re: Extremely slow network connection / internet
Tyr to disable IPv6 first. if that doesn't fix the problem. Check this link.
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"EC" <EC@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I have a similar problem, but I'm not sure it is the same. My internet
> connection seems to suddenly go dead after working OK for some time after
> boot-up. I have to re-boot several times a day to reset whatever is
> happening. I have noticed that the pop-up message when I mouse over the
> network connection icon in the tray says "Local and Internet" when things
> working, and it says "Local only" when the internet suddenly stops
> Some web sites seem to invoke this problem more than others, but not every
> time. For example, I have been able to view my Hotmail email, but I can
> rarely get through the log-in on the Yahoo email web site.
> Setup: Brand new desktop (Dell Inspiron) with cable internet connection.
> wireless router - I connect to the cable modem directly with an ethernet
> cable. The PC is running Windows Vista home edition, and the network card
> from Nvidia.
> History: This problem has been present right out of the box. I have
> the NIC driver (same result). I have tried to roll the driver back to an
> version, but couldn't find one to download that is older than the one that
> the PC shipped with. From the NIC properties, I tried disabling QoS
> Scheduler, Ipv 6, and the topology items (same result). I also tried the
> "netsh interface tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled" solution (same
> If anyone can help with this problem I would greatly appreciate it.
> "Alastair" wrote:
>> I have installed Vista RC1 5600 on a few machines, but have a problem (on
>> machines) where some sites are either incredibly slow or just seem to
>> to a halt and not load.
>> Some sites are ok e.g google, but most others including microsoft.com
>> to load a bit of the page, page title, but then stop. Iv'e tried using
>> and also FireFox, but get the same problem.
>> Under internet options> lan settings, I do not have 'Automatically detect
>> settings' ticked. (though it is the same with it ticked) and I have also
>> tried turning off Phishing filter, protected mode and things like activex
>> The same sites open fine with IE7 or Firefox under windows XP. It is not
>> just internet pages either as downloads on Vista seem to be the same,
>> attempting to download firefox will gert about 20k, then stop. (on a 2mb
>> -fine on XP)
>> I'm going to download RC1 5728, but I had the same problem with 5536 so
>> holding my breath...
>> Any ideas?