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poor wireless download speed

by spirit1217 / November 26, 2004 12:15 AM PST

I have an IBM thinkpad with an internal wireless card. I use to have great download speeds until I used went over to a friends house and used his wireless network. My download speeds have dropped from 2 mbps to 60 kbps. I tried the following:
I removed his network from my preferred networks
Turned of windows XP's firewall
Ran Ad-aware to remove any spyware programs
Ran virus scan

Can someone please help as these speeds are unbearable

Thanks
Mike

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Re: poor wireless download speed
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 26, 2004 1:29 AM PST

Did you read the discussion about Zone Alarm in this forum?

Bob

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Re: poor wireless download speed
by wscott21 / November 27, 2004 8:52 PM PST

Do a search for MaxTweaks.inf with www.excite.com and see if the web site for the technican that has it for Cox cable will show up for you, when you down load it, right click on it and then select install, don't double click on it, it will straighten out your TCP/IP and all will be better. otherwise send me a e-mail and I'll send it to you. mailto: wscott21@cox.net

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