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Internet Speed slow, wired or wireless?

Discussion in 'Networks & Internet Connectivity' started by Styles, 4 May 2006.

  1. Styles

    Mobster

    Joined: 16 Mar 2005

    Posts: 2,890

    Location: UK

    Hi,
    The speed of my connection to the internet seems to have dropped dramatically in the past couple of weeks.

    At home I have BT Broadband running at 2Mbps which is wired, and is running really terribly. At the moment i'm at my girlfriends house, using her wireless running off AOL Platinum at 2Mbps, which is giving awful performance. This has been going on for a little while. Quite interestingly most of the problems have arisen since I installed the new Microsoft Genuine Advantage Validation piece of software a couple of weeks ago.

    Anyone got any ideas? I'm in cornwall by the way if that helps at all?

    Cheers