How do I increase slow Cox ISP download speed?

March 28, 2012 at 00:13:56
Specs: Windows XP service pk3, AMD ATHLONXP1800

Hi dear folks,
I have Internet service from Cox starter edition, and this service is not providing me high speed of download, so I just would like to know that how do I increase download speed while I am on Internet? Is there any tips or technique available to do that?
Thanks for solution!
Sincerely,
Mohagian.

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#1
March 28, 2012 at 00:43:46

umm if your wireless, you can connect ethernet cable directly to your computer, there are downloader accelerator programs also, netleech is a good one , try it.

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#2
March 28, 2012 at 03:18:53

How about you provide some details? What kind of internet connection is it? Dialup? ADSL? CABLE? Satellite? 3G?
Are you connected by cable or wirelessly? Is the connection shared with others?

IMHO those download accelerators are hogwash. Your speed is determined by a number of factors.
Firstly what are you paying for? What does the ISP say is their standard? After that speed depends on the other system/situational factors and no amount of software will alter your results.

Goin' Fishin' (Some day)


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#3
March 28, 2012 at 04:56:42

"I have Internet service from Cox starter edition"

Sounds like the low end budget package. What upload & download speeds are you supposed to be getting? What speeds are you actually getting? And I agree with Richard59, downloader accelerator programs are a waste of time.


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#4
March 28, 2012 at 13:49:04

Hi expert folks, I got cox cable internet service starter edition, so what kind of downloader program should I use?
Thanks for any advice or solution!

hi folks what is new!


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#5
March 28, 2012 at 14:56:11

Did you even read the responses?

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#6
March 28, 2012 at 16:52:16

Hi expert MOHAGIAN read responses #1 #2 #3

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#7
March 28, 2012 at 19:24:09

MOHAGIAN should read response #3 again nd provide some answers.

The download accelerator only work with web browsing by creating an illusion of increased speed. All they do is cache frequently visited web sites and will download other pages off the same site on the off chance you might need them.

If you are on a capped service, that is one with a monthly limit of data transfer, it can play havoc with the numbers as you will be downloading stuff you may never need.

IN short they are a waste of space.

Stuart


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#8
March 29, 2012 at 02:39:41

download speed can be increased but to a extend .speed you want is not possible according to me but you may try flashget, internet download manger,and google out more.

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#9
March 29, 2012 at 11:22:30

Hi expert Folks, All answers helped me out and Thank you all again for important answers!
sincerely,
mohagian.

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#10
March 29, 2012 at 13:02:13

There is only one way to increase network bandwidth and that is to get a higher bandwidth package from your provider.

Contrary to what those who don't know any better think...no software package or OS tweaks can improve bandwidth.

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How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate;
I am the captain of my soul.

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#11
April 2, 2012 at 04:23:25

Hey,just follow some tips to make your speed up
-->Configure your browser so it won't display graphics, animations, sound, video or other multimedia content (see "How to Turn Off Sounds, Pictures or Video on Web Pages").
-->Surf when Internet traffic is low. Heaviest traffic is usually on weekends and evenings.
-->Use your cache effectively. "Cache" refers to storage space where your recently visited Web sites are saved. You may need to resize your cache allotment, or you may need to purge your cache periodically. Look through your browser's menus for items named Cache, Temporary Internet files and so on.
-->Upgrade your modem.
-->Consult with your Internet service provider to ensure that your modem is configured correctly.
-->Replace your telephone modem with a fast-access connection such as wave, ISDN, DSL, satellite, a cable modem.
and now check your connection speed here Ip-Details
even then your connection speed didnt get speed up then you better contact your service provider..

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#12
April 2, 2012 at 04:51:00

Your speed test is crap. It reports my speed 356 kbs when it should be 15 Mbps. This is what happens when you try to run a web site on an ADSL connection. The upload speed is only a small fraction of the download speed.

Try this and you will see the difference

http://www.speedtest.net/

Stuart


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