Re: Vista Home Premium 64 - terribly slow internet
Have you checked if there is a new firmware for the router and a new driver
for NIC? Or this search result may help.
Vista Slow Issues
Make sure the software is Vista compatible. To test it, disable them
temporarily . Check this post: Vista slow may cause by security software ...
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"moouers" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Hello all...
> I just bought a new Asus laptop - Centrino 2, 4GB RAM, 1GB 9600M...and
> the dreaded Windows Vista 64 bit.
> The computer is flawlessly fast aside from the internet. I don't think
> it's browser settings, as I've used both IE and Firefox... both download
> just as slowly as the other. Also, Steam downloads just as slowly as the
> two browsers as well. I get 400KB/s transfers on my XP machine but only
> 30KB/s (AT BEST!) on this 64 platform. I installed the newest Intel WiFi
> drivers (dated 11/08) with no fixing of the problem. I tried the whole
> netsh autotuning commands, with no differing result. I've disabled the
> bandwidth reserve, with no differing results. Firewall, Defender,
> Phishing filter...it's all off.
> How in the world can I get my internet back? I can't download at
> 10-30KB/s anymore. It's driving me insane. I might as well use
> dial-up...it sure is cheaper.