Articles tagged: internet connection
Is the internet slow, or is it your computer? How to tell and what to do.
In general, faster is better, but make sure you’re testing properly so that you get an accurate report.
When you are connected to a wireless network, but cannot get to the internet, it’s because an IP address has not been assigned to you. So how do you fix that?
Staying connected to the internet can be a problem when you move around a lot. Fortunately, solutions are getting easier.
Many things can cause one computer to hog your bandwidth. But there’s a useful Windows 7 utility that may show you where the bandwidth is going.
I have a rant about hotels that nickel and dime you on an internet connection. Fortunately, there might be something that you can do about it.
The communication path between two end points will be the slowest piece of the connection path. That will be the maximum speed that you can achieve on any network.
Everyone wants a faster internet connection. I’m frequently asked if it’s possible to combine two or more connections for speed. The answer is yes … but.
“Limited Connectivity” displays when your computer is having problems completing its network configuration. It might as well mean “no connectivity”.
Network adapters often try to detect the network speed for you. This can cause problems if both sides are trying to auto-detect at the same time.