Slow broadband

  joethebow 09:15 07 Jul 04

I've just installed BTBroadband on a PC running Win XP. The connection is running like a slug, much slower than my original 56K modem.

I had AOL in there before which I have now deleted. The XP firewall is off.

Any ideas?

  christmascracker 09:22 07 Jul 04

Test your speed here

click here

  Djohn 09:23 07 Jul 04

Try a speed test here and post your result please. click here

  son-of-a-gun 09:23 07 Jul 04

Try a BB speed test here click here
Then talk to BT about the results

I'm on 512 theses are my results
Hope this helps

457.5 kilobits per second

Communications 457.5 kilobits per second
Storage 55.8 kilobytes per second
1MB file download 18.3 seconds

  Djohn 09:24 07 Jul 04

Morning christmascracker! ;o)

  son-of-a-gun 09:25 07 Jul 04

You wait ages for a bus, then three come at once

  Djohn 09:26 07 Jul 04


  christmascracker 09:46 07 Jul 04

Morning Djohn ;-))

  son-of-a-gun 12:59 07 Jul 04

Hello Djohn sorry been out for a while

What does that ;o) mean.


What's happening then, we all await your results.
Your ADSL must be slow.


  Djohn 15:00 07 Jul 04

If you look at it sideways its a smile. And I was smiling at your comment of waiting for a bus. Its very true what you say. Sometimes a question is asked and half a dozen members or more will reply in a matter of moments, hope joethebow can get back on-line so we can try and help. :o)

  son-of-a-gun 21:32 07 Jul 04

Djohn ;o) hey ;o) So it does, nice one, looks like I've been everywhere and not noticed much.

Off topic I know, but while we wait for joethebow how do you do bold for your headings? That's something else I haven't noticed look.

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