Trouble downloading from sites

  raysophie 21:57 11 Apr 10

I am using windows XP home and Internet explorer 7 on a Medion Desk top. I can log on OK and go to google sites but when I try and view links from these it is taking ages to download a page, ran broadband speed checker and get 877kps download .
It was allok until a couple of days ago. Have restored system with no improvement, have run CC Cleaner but still bad. Any tips/advice would be appreciated.
Using BT Broadband option 2

  northumbria61 22:36 11 Apr 10

Have you tried another Browser - ie: Mozilla Firefox and is it still the same?

  raysophie 08:21 12 Apr 10

gone to Mozilla Firefox and seems much quicker, will report back in a day or two Thanks

  raysophie 14:16 12 Apr 10

Have used Mozilla firefox and at first it seemed quicker, but it seems when I go to links it goes really slow or says there is a problem try again. an example of this was I was looking for 12 litre Diving cylinders on ebay and it could not locate the exact description and offered a variety of choices, when I selected one of these was taking 3 mins not to download page.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:29 12 Apr 10

Try unplugging all other devices on your line eg phone / answering machine set top box ect.

Does this sort out speed one of the filters may have failed.

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