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I just installed a wireless N router for my comcast cable, and purchased a wireless N D-link DWA 130 USB modem for my PC.  Im basically a computer idiot and I would like to know what I should do to fix this.  My laptop at least gets decent speed from the same spot where this usb desktop is, but this desktop refuses to go anywhere. I realized, I thnk at least, that most of the problem lies in the fact that my USB is version 1.0. So I then went and ordered a pci card that will give me 2.0 usb ports which will speed things up considerably.  However, other then THAT aspect, what can a computer layman do to speed things up... I mean... I read through a lot of posts here and I dont know that nuts guide and things, seems real complicated, and also I want zero, I repeat zero chance of screwing up my computer even for one night. Is there a program I can can download to speed things up for newbies, you know, one that has no chance to ask me really technically details that if I enter wrong will screw up my computer.... Or is there a semi-newbie layman guide? like that tells me the top 10 things I should do that will probably give me a at least modest connection.  I mean, Im not talking about the baby FAQ's... I did that stuff, like shut off unused USB ports, reinstalled drivers, installed new versions of drivers, checked for spyware etc...  I am beyond that point, but not at the point of where I want to go ballistic on the machine.  Well enough said, here are my sad stats.. Keep in mind this is wireless though.

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

Download Connection is:: 273 Kbps about 0.3 Mbps (tested with 512 kB)

Download Speed is:: 33 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (Main)

Test Time:: 2008/09/16 - 11:05am

Bottom Line:: 5X faster than 56K 1MB Download in 31.03 sec

Tested from a 512 kB file and took 15.375 seconds to complete

Download Diagnosis:: May need help : running at only 4.38 % of your hosts average (comcast.net)

D-Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-MF6H2CGKJ

User Agent:: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727) [!]

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