My friend got a new cable modem and now her internet connection is slow.

Discussion in 'hardware' started by cheater87, Nov 28, 2008.

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  1. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

    Apr 22, 2005
    She can go online but it takes a while. She can log onto AIM but it takes a long time for it to do anything. What could be causing thiso_O
  2. jonyjoe81

    jonyjoe81 Registered Member

    May 1, 2007
    If she has antispyware software / internet security suites installed, that might cause the problem. You need to have only the basics.

    1.basic in/out firewall (not the bloated suite)
    2.basic antivirus (free avg 8.0 will work good)
    3.firefox 3.0 browser (safe for the internet)
    4.use the free returnil when surfing the internet (very good at preventing malware from staying on your computer)

    I had a similar problem with my cable internet, I blamed the internet provider but, when I uninstalled my antispyware software (webroot spyware sweeper) that fix everything.
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