Articles tagged: internet speed

Why do Youtube videos start and stop when they didn’t used to?

Fast really isn’t what it used to be, but there are ways that you may be able to keep from upgrading all your equipment just to enjoy online video.

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Why doesn’t my internet speed match what I’m paying for?

In general, more speed is better than less, but exactly what you are getting (and whether or not you need it) is going to be a personal matter.

Slow as a snail

Why Does My Internet Slow to a Crawl When My Desktop Is Turned On?

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.

LAN connected to the Internet

What Determines the Transfer Speed on My Home Network?

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.

Can I combine two internet connections to get a faster connection?

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.