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Kanik

Should Optimum Online Boost work right away?

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Hi, I don't know much about computers so cut me some slack if I say something too stupid.  :roll:

I ordered Optimum Online boost about a week ago and the modem just came in.  (Had to replace my old modem.)  After hooking it up I checked the test on here and it didn't look anything like the advertised speeds. 

:::.. Download Stats ..:::

Download Connection is:: 8615 Kbps about 8.62 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 1052 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Server 1)

Test Time:: 2006/08/29 - 2:00pm

Bottom Line:: 150X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 0.97 sec

Tested from a 12160 kB file and took 11.563 seconds to complete

Download Diagnosis:: May need help : running at only 89.71 % of your hosts average (optonline.net)

D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-F7BEA1SG0

User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; InfoPath.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322) [!]

Should the Boost upgrade be working right away after hooking up the modem or does it take a while?  Or is there something on my end that I should be doing?  By the way, I do have the modem connected to a router but are connected to the router via ethernet cable and not wireless.

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when you order boost you dont even have to reset the modem it does it for you but if you want to check if you have boost just do a quick upload test and if it is more than 2000 upload you have boost :wink2:.  after that you have to tweak your computer to get better speeds and also what router do you have?  what modem did they send you ?

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