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I have verizon Dsl in my house and in my next door neighbors they have road runner.  Road runner faster but since further away from router its much more unstable.  With my wireless adapter i frequently switched between the two.  NEVER NEW THIS WAS POSSIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!

Road Runner:

Download Stats ..:::

Connection is:: 4811 Kbps about 4.8 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Download Speed is:: 587 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1)

Test Time:: Fri Jul 29 2005 12:03:09 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 86X faster than 56K 1MB download in 1.74 sec

Diagnosis: Looks Great : 19.68 % faster than the average for host (rr.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-7C60T1VSU

Verizon DSL:

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

Connection is:: 1207 Kbps about 1.2 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Download Speed is:: 147 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1)

Test Time:: Tue Aug 02 2005 00:38:59 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 22X faster than 56K 1MB download in 6.97 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 28.62 % of your hosts average (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-QZ16CXF3L

Its weird............

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you might want to be careful about "Switching" between the two.. If you neighbor says it is ok than great you are golden.. however law enforcement has been cracking down lately to bandwidth leachers and people who are connecting to access points that they shouldnt be on.. The only thing that I could think of would be the quality of the phone line in the house or even the service providors signal.. He also might be paying a hell of alot more than you are for the extra speed.

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Yeah...........i have decided to stick with verizon dsl since i dont wanna mess with my neighbors connection.  Although road runner is much faster and very tempting to switch but i dont wanna do anything ilegal

Does it significanlty slow their connection when i use their isp??...........Just wonderin

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Good to know....the only reason i would probably use road runner would be to download large game demos kuz download speed are bout 3 times faster...........but i guess i can deal with dsl speeds kuz they arent too bad compared to dialup which is wat i used to have.

seem normal:

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

Connection is:: 1191 Kbps about 1.2 Mbps (tested with 2992 kB)

Download Speed is:: 145 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server1)

Test Time:: Tue Aug 02 2005 01:23:02 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 21X faster than 56K 1MB download in 7.06 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 28.26 % of your hosts average (verizon.net)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-A3R0KS5VU

service 1500kbps dl

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now a days it is faster to go to the library and look up the information for your self instead of waiting for some webpage that has been built around broadband internet to load..  Anything is better than dialup.. :lol:

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amc11890 don't worry about using others peoples internet wirelessly, its not illegal. The FCC states that if you can capture a wireless transmeted signal with out breaking any encryption, you can use it. If you break the encryption like WEP or WPA to use it, then they can arrest you. But there chances of catching you are 1 and a billion. And you can make it virtually imposable by Turing off client for microsoft networks, file and print sharing for microsoft networks, and QoS packet scheduler. and just to let you know i am using someone else's internet to write this.

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amc11890 don't worry about using others peoples internet wirelessly, its not illegal.

http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/07/06/0217252&from=rss

http://www.boinGBoing.net/2005/07/07/florida_man_arrested.html

  Maybe you should read that..  And yes it is illegal...  Plus it isnt that hard to prove.. routers log mac address, request for ip releases, and connection times/packets sent recieved.  print that and you have won the case.  There was also someone  arrested in Europe for the same thing.. Being caught pretty low.. since just about no one check their router logs.. hack mine.. see ya in 3 years.. it is a 3rd degree felony..

I would love the see the FCC doc that says this is legal to capture wireless internet data from an AP.

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id rather not do anything illegal so forget road runner verizon dsl is just fine.  HOPEFULLY UPGRADE SOON....  Although i have been using their signal for  months and i didnt even know it, i thot i was getting a signal from my router and my neighbors didnt even realize i was using their router either.  well anyways verizon is wat ill sick with

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