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Broadband speed avalible a joke

by paddycelt / August 5, 2009 6:37 AM PDT

hi, was wondering if anyone would be able to help me out. The best internet speed that i can get provided is 0.5mps usually runs at 0.3. I have just had enougth of this. I think my area is 2mps according to my postcode, but my phone line is 0.5mps. Is there anyway i can get 2mps or better??

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Since you told us . . .
by Coryphaeus / August 5, 2009 7:16 AM PDT

absolutely nothing about your system or your ISP, I'm afraid the answer is no.

Hint, hint.

Operating system? Broadband what? Provider? Home network or just a modem? Have you complained to the unknown provider?

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by paddycelt / August 5, 2009 7:38 AM PDT

My line is provided by BT, my current isp is AOL, i use a modem, i have not complained to BT, my operating system is windows vista on my laptop and xp on pc. I phoned Aol and they said the maximun they can provided me on my line is 512kps. is that enougth information? sorry i didnt include in my first post

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Much better . . .
by Coryphaeus / August 5, 2009 9:29 AM PDT
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I assume you have a DSL connection.

They pretty much capped the speed. Not bad for DSL. You might get a slight increase by going here Click the Tools link and run in this order.

Speed Test.

Tweak Test.

Install Dr. TCP and make the changes that might be suggested in the Tweak Test. Reboot.

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