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Last year I had a very weird issue that every few hours I would get huge pings(1700ms+) and my 15mbps connection would to like < than 1 mbps download and like 0.25 Upload. All devices on my network would be effected.

After talking to my ISP provider many times nothing seemed to work, they finally sent me a new router and I formatted my computer to Windows 8.1

The issue seemed to be resolved and no problems. I think I finally know what the issue was. I have a personal blog on a very cheap hosting.

Because of this I would create a backup of my site and use a program call allwaysync to sync that backup to my home computer and then upload it right away to Google Drive.

This way I had 3 backups(1 on the hosting server, 1 on my local drive and 1 in the cloud).

Now it seems the fact of uploading kills my network. I did some tests and when I uploaded a file to Google Drive as soon as I started to upload my ping went from 80ms to 17000ms and like 1mbps download.

I stopped the upload and tested within like 10seconds and everything was fine. I did this like 6 times and each time the same result, when I start the upload everything goes weird and after I stop it all goes back to normal.

I tried with torrents as well and even uploading at like 1 to 5 kb/second was enough to give me those results.

I have no clue what to do as like I said I have a fresh format with very little applications(no allwaysync or anything like that).

My computer is hooked up wireless so I can try with a Ethernet cable but other than that not sure what to do.

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I'm not sure what your specific question is... When, as you suggest, you try the Ethernet cable, is it any better/different? Does uploading from other devices on the network cause the same problem? Have you called your ISP back and explained what you've discovered since the last call? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jan 23 '14 at 19:09
No, I have not called back my ISP. Last time I talked to them they said it is on your side and that was about it. When I get home I will try the Ethernet(thought of it while writing the post). I am looking for other suggestions on what to try. – chobo2 Jan 23 '14 at 20:58

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