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The Speed Fix

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The Speed Fix

How the hell do I actually do this. I've got dr TCP BUT THE ONLY THING i GET IN THE ADAPTER PART IS ONE OPTION, I'VE TRIED EVERYTHING BUT MY SPEED IS STILL CRAP.ANY IDEADS MAIL ME AT wolvesandbooze@hotmail.com
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RE: The Speed Fix

> How the hell do I actually do this. I've got dr TCP BUT THE ONLY THING i GET IN THE ADAPTER PART IS ONE OPTION, I'VE TRIED EVERYTHING BUT MY SPEED IS STILL CRAP.ANY IDEADS MAIL ME AT wolvesandbooze@hotmail.com
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The following is an extract from a post on the ADSL guide site

In the continuing hunt for why there are low speeds for some people and not others an area that has not being mentioned much and in some cases in the past, has made a difference is tweaking the MTU value in the computers TCP/IP stack.

http://www.dslreports.com/tweaks will tell you want your current MTU value is, if you have a value of 1500 and are getting slow speeds generally then it may be worth changing the MTU to 1458

Now how to change your MTU value a good tool is
http://www.dslreports.com/front/drtcp.html
Download the latest copy - i.e. top one.

Select the adaptor and then change the MAXMTU value, if the USB modem isnt available change any network cards that are listed and reboot, the USB modem may well pick up the change.

To change the value for most USB modems in the dr.tcp put the number 1458 in the field DIAL UP (RMS) MTU and then Save and reboot the computer.

BIG NOTE Before changing anything make a note of the original values, then if things dont work out you can roll back to previous settings

Steve
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RE: The Speed Fix

> > How the hell do I actually do this. I've got dr TCP BUT THE ONLY THING i GET IN THE ADAPTER PART IS ONE OPTION, I'VE TRIED EVERYTHING BUT MY SPEED IS STILL CRAP.ANY IDEADS MAIL ME AT wolvesandbooze@hotmail.com
> >
>
> The following is an extract from a post on the ADSL guide site
>
> In the continuing hunt for why there are low speeds for some people and not others an area that has not being mentioned much and in some cases in the past, has made a difference is tweaking the MTU value in the computers TCP/IP stack.
>
> http://www.dslreports.com/tweaks will tell you want your current MTU value is, if you have a value of 1500 and are getting slow speeds generally then it may be worth changing the MTU to 1458
>
> Now how to change your MTU value a good tool is
> http://www.dslreports.com/front/drtcp.html
> Download the latest copy - i.e. top one.
>
> Select the adaptor and then change the MAXMTU value, if the USB modem isnt available change any network cards that are listed and reboot, the USB modem may well pick up the change.
>
> To change the value for most USB modems in the dr.tcp put the number 1458 in the field DIAL UP (RMS) MTU and then Save and reboot the computer.
>
> BIG NOTE Before changing anything make a note of the original values, then if things dont work out you can roll back to previous settings
>
> Steve
>

I am about to try these settings now and see if they work but I will say one thing... they speeds you guys seem to be reporting of aabout 240 up etc... that is good... close to the stated speed giving an upload of about 30k but in september I was getting awesome speeds..... like a combined upload of 45k in some cases.... anyone know how to get speeds like that back?

Asim.