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Help with slow upload speed!!!

by nsb318 / February 17, 2012 9:08 PM PST

For about a week now my internet connection has been extremely slow. It doesn't matter if I use Safari, IE, or Firefox. I ran all the necessary scans (virues, spy/malware), deleted cookies, history, defrag, disk cleanup, etc. I recently talked with my ISP and they told me the upload speed from my computer was the issue. A tech came out, installed independent line which did not fix the problem. He plugged in his laptop and the speed was just fine so I know for a fact its my desktop.

I hoping to exhaust all means possible before purchasing a new unit. My computer is about 6 yrs old but everything else seems to work fine. Its just the internet speed I'm having issues with. Hopefully someone can help me.

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Not much to work with.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 17, 2012 11:49 PM PST

You may want to tell the forum about security suite, what you use to detect malware and more.

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by nsb318 / February 18, 2012 1:38 AM PST
In reply to: Not much to work with.

Webroot Spy Sweeper, McAfee Anti-Virus

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I think there are open discussions
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 18, 2012 1:42 AM PST
In reply to: Security

About mixing security products and the results. You may have revealed why it's a tad slow.

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Help with slow upload speed
by Ben_cybersource / February 20, 2012 4:51 PM PST

unit 6yrs old...

1) uninstall unwanted program..

2) if problem not solve... try to reload your OS to factory default OS

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Help with slow upload speed!!!
by om-nanotech / February 22, 2012 6:07 PM PST

I think, you must brush up your unnecessary program those aren't being by you..May be you get some positive response.And ask to your ISP that come here and resolve your issues.

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