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  • Started 6 years ago by stunnashades
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stunnashades
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ok how do i maximize my internet connection

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Santo
Santo
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There are applications that claim it will increase the browsing speed. These applications depends on the type of Internet connection you have.
Try the steps given here... http://www.microsoft.com/atwor.....tions.mspx

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stunnashades
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ok heres more details i play an online game that has this thing called ping (it tells you how far u r from the
server) the lower the less u lag(slow gameplay and such) the higher your ping the more u lag and my ping is lik 99 out of 500 that being said i should hav any problems but this isnt the case i lag like crazy and i have
high speed internet.!?.....

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jd2066
jd2066
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What type of internet connection do you have? DSL, Cable, Fiber, Satellite, etc.

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pipo
pipo
Posts: 428

if you're playing an mmorpg, the number of players connected to a server is also a factor. try playing on servers that have smaller amounts of players.

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stunnashades
Posts: 4

umm wat ever road runner is i think its dsl

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whs
whs
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I have a few neighbors with RoadRunner and I observed that this a lot slower than my ATT DSL. I sometimes help them out with PC problems. You should test your line speed. Try this or ask Roadrunner for their tool:
http://www.dslreports.com/speedtest

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