Internet Gateway

  altens 10:52 31 May 06

I have a BT Broadband connection along with Windows XP Home. When I connect to the internet two flashing monitors have started to appear on the taskbar. They say I am connected to the internet at 2.3 Mbps. When I check my connection speed through BT Broadband desktop help I get a different, and much slower connection speed. What is the purpose of these flashing monitors and why have they suddenly started to appear? Can they be disabled

  johnnyrocker 10:55 31 May 06

they can be disabled by going into your network connection properties and untick show icon. some people like them there as a handy way of disconnecting. the speed indicated by them has nothing to do with your i/net speed it is the indicator of speed of connection between pc and your modem or whatever you have.


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