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I am running a cable line through my house, through a motorola sb5100 modem, then to a linksys wireless router, ethernet to a windows me laptop, and wireless via channel 6 to a windows 98se desktop. I am using Tweak master on both computers and the fastest I can get on the laptop is 2.9 Mbps, the fastest on the desktop is 3.0 Mbps. The 98se is a much slower pc, running a wireless connection on 54mbps card and router, rather than ethernet. Any suggestions on rwin settings or anything else would be helpful.

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Looks like right around what you should be getting, the wireless is going to be slower no matter what :-/ ~~~ I get about 3.5-4 Mpbs on my Cox connection here in phoenix (just like you have) ~~~

I do reccomend tring this tool from speedguide.net https://www.speedguide.net/files/TCPOptimizer.exe

NJOY...

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CA3LE - dude, whoever you are, thnx a lot.....i cant believe this, i though my tcp/ip settings were optimized, but after this.....just wow....i was getting constant 1.7kbps speeds on testmy.net download test...i just cant believe it...i ran that little optimizer program and check my results out:

Your connection is: 3845 Kbps (about 3.8 Mbps)

You downloaded at: 469 KB/sec

Your TRuSPEED

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I love my Cox connection is S. Cal.

::: Download Stats :::

Connection is: 5305 Kbps about 5.3 Mbps (tested with 1496 KB)

Download Speed is: 648 KB/sec

Auth Code: 2079576 (validate at http://www.testmy.net)

Bottom Line: 95 times faster than 56K you can download 1MB in 1.58 second(s)

Validation Link :: https://testmy.net/cgi-bin/auth_check.cgi?ta=&top=&align=&num=2079576&kbps=5305&gen=gen&a=2.85714285714286&b=1.71428571428571&c=1145.14285714286

Can't beat it.

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As you can see from my speeds above, I'm more than happy with my Cox service here in S.Cal.

My question is this.I'm currently running W98SE on an "Old" Dell P-II 350 w/one of the original motorola modems that cox provided when I 1st started my service 4 yrs ago.

If I upgrade my equipment to a new P4 2 gig PC as opposed to my old P-II 350,will it have any effects on my speeds?

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