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Postby Aussie » 26 Dec 2017, 16:58

Why, when I merely change Modems, does the Computer speed quicken?

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Re: IT Dumbies.

Postby HBS Guy » 26 Dec 2017, 17:08

Better driver for the new modem, freeing up CPU cycles?
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Re: IT Dumbies.

Postby Aussie » 26 Dec 2017, 17:14

HBS Guy wrote:Better driver for the new modem, freeing up CPU cycles?


Nah. When I was having drop out issues....all within the last six months......bought TWO new Modems to prove to Testra that drop out problem was their end. It was.....and Telstra credited me with the cost of those two new ones.

So.....can't be a 'new modem' thing.

Have no idea what 'CPU cycles' are.
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Postby HBS Guy » 26 Dec 2017, 17:18

Well, I can’t say more, you haven’t given much info there.
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Postby Aussie » 26 Dec 2017, 17:25

Step 1. Internet slow load...all sites.
Step 2. Change to another Modem.

Outcome....Internet load speed good...all sites.

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Re: IT Dumbies.

Postby HBS Guy » 26 Dec 2017, 18:05

So the modem is quicker not the computer!

Could be Telstra is giving you better “quality of service” to shut you up. Said better QoS can and will be removed at some time. Well known ISP/RSP trick I am afraid.
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Re: IT Dumbies.

Postby pinkeye » 27 Dec 2017, 02:59

HBS Guy wrote:So the modem is quicker not the computer!

Could be Telstra is giving you better “quality of service” to shut you up. Said better QoS can and will be removed at some time. Well known ISP/RSP trick I am afraid.


As a Telstra customer I received constant new modems till I got to the latest. Its an NBN problem. Your hardware has to be right up to date to enable best possible outcome. Its a long and sad story.
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Re: IT Dumbies.

Postby HBS Guy » 27 Dec 2017, 04:53

Aussie is still on ADSL as far as I know.
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