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New broadband speed adjustment period (3-5 days)

We've switched from TalkTalk broadband to BT, on a standard 8mb line. We're closeish to the exchange so I expect decent speeds. In the adjustment period (3-5 days) where speeds fluctuate and ...
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2answers
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Why always Internet speed is divided?

Whenever I ask for the slow internet speed. My ISP always dividing speed of internet by 8 ! I could not understand why ?
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Ethernet connection not detected

my Ethernet connection somehow stopped being detected by Windows and Ubuntu on my laptop(Dell Inspiron M5010) all of a sudden after just another reboot. The local area connection is not showing up in ...
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Track/Monitor who is using internet, on shared network

I live in an apartment with my three other colleagues. We have a broadband network, and monthly rental plan that we share. I use a linux system. Can I track who is using the network at any time, like ...
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3answers
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How can I restrict my mates to stop downloading?

We are sharing an internet broadband connection with 6 users at a place we live. We get 20 gb fup ( Fair usage policy) with 2 mbps speed from the ISP after the 20 gb is consumed the speed comes down ...
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How to set DNS to WiFi router modem internet

I am using a WiFi modem to connect to internet. It is a router AWA a modem (Teracom Wireless Wifi Router cum ADSL2 + Modem). The connection is secure. I have a broadband connection, which requires ...
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Can file extension affect download speed

I have some home videos on my dropbox as mp4s, I wanted to download them again. I found the speed to be about 20KB/sec. However I noticed that if I renamed the file extension from mp4 to something ...
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Seeking tool to automatically collect internet (broadband) speed metrics over time

(Before anyone jumps to the conclusion that this is the same question as Quick way to check my broadband speed, please read it through. Also I am looking for more comprehensive and detailed data than ...
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2answers
660 views

How does bandwidth allocation in broadband internet actually happen?

I have subscribed for a broadband plan for 2Mbps. However there is considerable inconsistencies between the promised speed and the actual download speeds. For instance the maximum download speeds I ...
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Incredibly Slow Internet. What am I missing?

I am consistently getting speeds of 2mb or less on one of my machines. I can't figure out why. I have already tried: Other Devices - All seem to work fine, speeds ranging from 7.6mb to 8.3mb ...
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2answers
221 views

Internet usage monitor software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software to report internet traffic for home user My mobile Internet connection has a daily usage limit, so I'm looking for some software which can monitor both the ...
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4answers
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How can I share one internet connection between two laptops

I have what appears to be a cable modem plugged into the wall with only one ethernet port on it. Therefore I can only connect one computer to it. Also, the modem has no wireless capability. I have to ...
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101 views

Problem with settings for using Internet on Ubuntu

I am a student and using Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 as dual boot. In my college, we have a proxy server, so all I need to use the internet is set the proxy settings in Preferences -> Network ...
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Can I use my modem's ethernet and USB simultaneously, to connect two computers?

I have a Netgear broadband modem. I use a desktop and a laptop. I have connected the modem to the desktop by using their ethernet connectors. But I need internet on my laptop too. There is another ...
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How to share broadband Internet connection of one computer with another computer?

I want to share my Internet connection (broadband) in my desktop PC to my laptop. I don't know how to achieve this. My desktop doesn't have Bluetooth. Please suggest a solution.
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0answers
550 views

Free tool for monitoring Broadband usage on Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Software to report internet traffic for home user Desktop Internet traffic measurement software I need a free tool ( non browser ) to monitor my broadband usage on ...
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2answers
1k views

How to automatically connect to Broadband Modem

Is there a way I can automatically connect to any Broadband modem so I can access the internet on Windows Vista, without first setting up the connection and typing in the IP address and the password?
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2answers
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Shareing two internet connections on my laptop running Windows XP

I have two internet connections, one is internet via our organization's corporate LAN network, and the other one is mobile broadband via a USB modem Is there anyway I can share internet connections ...
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4answers
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On Mac OS X how can I monitor what is using my internet connection?

I've got a relatively limited broadband connection (I live miles from the nearest exchange) and from time to time net access (but nothing else) slows to a near crawl. I know from a bit of monitoring ...