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Help with internet
« on: March 27, 2011, 05:23:35 PM »

Here's my problem:
I have the highest AT&T DSL speed tier, "Elite"; though, it doesn't always run as expected. When I first got it, it would disconnect every few minutes and I fixed that by buying a new modem. Now, instead of disconnecting, it has recently (3-4 months) started slowing down to near dial-up speeds. The weird part is that this doesn't affect video playback, podcasts, or Xbox Live gameplay (but the marketplace and downloads are affected).  My suspicion is my 4-5 year old Belkin 54g router that has served me well in the past, but I believe might be slowing. How do I test this suspicion without buying a new router?

Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
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Re: Help with internet
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2011, 05:39:38 PM »

Are you running wireless? If so, try bypassing the router altogether and go straight to the DSL modem with your pc. Try 2 different PCs if you have 2 available.

try that and get back to us
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Re: Help with internet
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2011, 06:21:56 PM »

Have you tried rebooting?
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