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Roadrunner Turbo no more

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by CheesyD, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. CheesyD

    CheesyD Nyet to Marxism

    Oct 7, 2001
    Under God
    After a hard drive crash and the resulting rebuild, my internet connection speed has slowed. I used to check my broadband speed. We subscribe to the Roadrunner "Turbo" service and I used to have a download speed in the 12 mbps range. Now i'm in the 4.9 mbps range. My wife's PC, which is the only other machine on our home wireless network, still gets the 12 mbps download speed. I'm wondering if I have a bottleneck somewhere? Or maybe missing a driver? I use the Intel Proset/Wireless utility to connect. I'm running XP Home, SP3.

    Any ideas on what I might check to get my speed back?
  2. DoubleWide


    Sep 3, 2008
    I thought SP3 changed some tcp settings along QOS. Try a tcp optimizer.

    Otherwise, it could be motherboard drivers,

  3. CheesyD

    CheesyD Nyet to Marxism

    Oct 7, 2001
    Under God
    I downloaded and ran TCPOptimizer.exe... fixed my problem right off. I went from 4.9 mbps download speed to 13.2 mbps.

    You sir, are a genius. Thank you!!
  4. manish07


    Feb 19, 2009
    You can get latest version of SP3 because its caused from some old crashed files.