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  1. This was after the afore mentioned tweak ::::::::::.. Download Stats ..:::::::::: Download Connection is:: 4889 Kbps about 4.89 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB) Download Speed is:: 597 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Server 1) Test Time:: 2006/07/16 - 6:29am Bottom Line:: 85X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 1.72 sec Tested from a 5983 kB file and took 10.025 seconds to complete Download Diagnosis:: Looks Great : 2.09 % faster than the average for host (rr.com) D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-QPUJYME36 User Agent:: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT
  2. First of all thanks for the QUICK replies!!! Modern computer?? LOL Well if you consider a PIII running at 866MHz and 512 megs of ram a modern computer......LOL I do run a minimum of extentions in FF, image zoom, ad block plus, download status bar and IE view. I plan to update the mobo, processor and ram shortly but can't see where it's going to make a huge difference on my page loading. I agree that the pluses of FireFox far out weight the system EMBEDDED down sides of IE. I have not had a single issue with the typical browser hijackings and such that I consider plague IE. Again tha
  3. Can someone please tell me why my download speeds are so much slower with FireFox versus IE6 I se a 10%+ speed increase with IE. Any ideas on how to speed up FireFox? Thanks, Beantown PS. I have Carolina Road Runner 5000/384
  4. Cleared cache and all. Man I swear they open up the pipe on the weekends to handle the traffic! Either way I LIKIE IT!!!! :) :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 8063 Kbps about 8.06 Mbps (tested with 5983 kB) Download Speed is:: 984 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net (Server 1) Test Time:: 2006/05/26 - 11:43am Bottom Line:: 141X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 1.04 sec Tested from a 5983 kB file and took 6.079 seconds to complete Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.3) Gecko/20060426 Firefox/1.5.0.3 Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 75
  5. Thanks coknuck! I have a HP cordless rechargable mouse. And yes, I am running there drivers. Dang could this be part of a monolithic piece of software that they can't seem to live without??? Hmm kinda makes me think of himem.sys. Thanks again for the quick reply! Beantown
  6. I have this running in taskmanager and cannot find out what the heck it is. I woould appriciate the help. Also in my registery I have duplicate entries that end in *.1 What would cause the duplicates and how do you clean them??? Regisrty Mechanic goes right by them like they aren't there! Thanks, Beantown
  7. Got it tweaked now! :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 6042 Kbps about 6.04 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB) Download Speed is:: 738 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net (Server 1) Test Time:: 2006/05/21 - 2:27pm Bottom Line:: 105X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 1.39 sec Tested from a 2992 kB file and took 4.056 seconds to complete Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.3) Gecko/20060426 Firefox/1.5.0.3 Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 31.26 % faster than the average for host (rr.com) Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-V6O20XNA5 Y
  8. You are so correct. There are no perfect settings, I went back to the VB 6000 Ver 9 file and one tweak to firefox. Man what a difference. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 5969 Kbps about 5.97 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB) Download Speed is:: 729 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net (Server 1) Test Time:: 2006/05/21 - 5:45am Bottom Line:: 104X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 1.4 sec Tested from a 2992 kB file and took 4.106 seconds to complete Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.3) Gecko/20060426 Firefox/1.5.0.3 Diagnosis: Awesome! 20% + : 2
  9. Tracing route to testmy.net [67.18.179.85] over a maximum of 30 hops: 1 * * * Request timed out. 2 9 ms 10 ms 9 ms 10..*.*.* 3 10 ms 9 ms 8 ms gig2-1.chrlncmnr-rtr1.carolina.rr.com [24.93.65.81] 4 10 ms 9 ms 9 ms srp0-0.chrlncsa-rtr3.carolina.rr.com [24.93.67.161] 5 10 ms 12 ms 10 ms pos3-0.chrlncsa-rtr2.southeast.rr.com [24.93.66.229] 6 11 ms 10 ms 8 ms 24.93.66.225 7 14 ms 16 ms 15 ms son1-0-3.rlghncrdc-rtr3.nc.rr.com [24.93.64.85] 8
  10. OK I just got done tweaking it with tcp optimizer, here are the results. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 5263 Kbps about 5.26 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB) Download Speed is:: 642 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net (Server 1) Test Time:: 2006/05/14 - 12:09pm Bottom Line:: 92X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 1.6 sec Tested from a 2992 kB file and took 4.657 seconds to complete Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.3) Gecko/20060426 Firefox/1.5.0.3 Diagnosis: Looks Great : 14.29 % faster than the average for host (rr.com) Validation Link
  11. :::.. Download Stats ..::: Connection is:: 4874 Kbps about 4.87 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB) Download Speed is:: 595 kB/s Tested From:: https://testmy.net (Server 1) Test Time:: 2006/05/14 - 11:45am Bottom Line:: 85X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 1.72 sec Tested from a 2992 kB file and took 5.028 seconds to complete Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.3) Gecko/20060426 Firefox/1.5.0.3 Diagnosis: Looks Great : 5.84 % faster than the average for host (rr.com) Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-EH0QL4VRX :::.. Upload Stats ..::: Co
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