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Need Help! Any other DW4000 tweaks to try??

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As one of the legions of frustrated DW users, I have so far put up with their poor (charitable adjective) performance.  However, I have found myself working from home more lately, but I am pulling my hair out trying to get any meaningful work done.  I see people posting download speeds over 1K - I have NEVER had that pleasure.  Here are a few random speed tests from today:

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

Connection is:: 266 Kbps about 0.3 Mbps (tested with 12160 kB)

Download Speed is:: 32 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Thu Sep 15 2005 21:45:50 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 5X faster than 56K 1MB download in 32 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 32.92 % of your hosts average (direcpc.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-QL9UTZCM6

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

Connection is:: 109 Kbps about 0.1 Mbps (tested with 97 kB)

Download Speed is:: 13 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Thu Sep 15 2005 11:20:17 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 2X faster than 56K 1MB download in 78.77 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 13.49 % of your hosts average (direcpc.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-Y8HD1NS9P

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

Connection is:: 615 Kbps about 0.6 Mbps (tested with 386 kB)

Download Speed is:: 75 kB/s

Tested From:: https://testmy.net/ (server2)

Test Time:: Thu Sep 15 2005 11:03:04 GMT-0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Bottom Line:: 11X faster than 56K 1MB download in 13.65 sec

Diagnosis: May need help : running at only 76.11 % of your hosts average (direcpc.com)

Validation Link:: https://testmy.net/stats/id-VL34B6O5A

The last one is the only one approaching "normal" for DW, and it is still awful.  I won't even go into upload speeds (I find myself using dial-up sometimes if I have a lot to upload - no joke!).

I have tried several DrTCP tweaks, cablenuts tweaks, and all of the self help stuff from DW, and this is the best I can do.  To be honest, I can't say that I have noticed much of a change throughout the day or throughout the tweaks I have tried.  I am begging Verizon to move up their FIOS roll-out, or to get Adelphia to run cable out here, or for a WISP to put up a tower or SOMETHING :angry5:.  Until then, I am trying to wring out whatever I can from what I have got.

For the record, that includes:  DW4000, WinXP Pro, AMD Athlon 2000+, 512MB RAM, and a huge headache.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions.

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