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Old 06-03-2007, 08:51 PM
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what speed connection should you be getting? Your latency is better than mine, but my speeds are better... that said it does all depend on your network speed.
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Our broadband is bog-standard 2mb I think.

When it works its not too bad - its just the fact that 40% of the time it just doesn't. For example, my girlfriend has enormous problems loading yahoo's mail server pretty much all the time.

It must be the router?
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Old 06-03-2007, 09:01 PM
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Could be the problem, have you tried running the same test when plugged directly into the NTL box? And plugged directly into the router?
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No problem when plugged into the box direct via ethernet.

Same problem exists when connecting via ethernet to router first.

I'm still thinking about this firmware- apparently, you download the file then upload it direct to the Router via the web. Sound right to you?
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932 Download, 330 upload for me on an alleged 8mb BT line. It's not your connection.
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8meg orange connection currently giving me 4352 down and 261 up. If the firmware is there it shouldn't do any harm, its a case of downloading the firmware then uploading it to your router via your web browser.
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fang are you using a router? as that might show the line speed you're actually getting rather than what you should be getting.
Good point, let me check.
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7616 Kbps down 448 Kbps up, according to the router. How many Kb's to a Mgb?
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At this stage I'd say we were working far, far better now post-upload.

Many thanks to Cumbrian, Isle of Wight and Fang for your assistance. No doubt, I'll be back if things go tits up again.
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1000 So your running at just under 8 MB down and 1/2 Mb up which is pretty good. I'm just under 2 Down and 1/4 Mb up even though I am on an "8MB" package but I am away from the exchange.
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Yep not bad. My speed test was set to Mgbs not Kbs. I'm just under a mile away from the exchange
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That was fun, almost wanted Murray Walker screaming GO GO GO.

Like others, on an 8mb package but too far from the exchange t'would appear.
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