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So for a rough guide of how MUCH you can download, divide by eight. i.e. 1Mb speed = 128KB of data.
So its normal for you to get 1.0-1.10 mbps download speed for the 10MBps connection that you have http://download.cnet.com/getgo-download-manager/3000-2071_4-10277023.html
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The CNET Bandwidth Meter tests the speed of your Internet connection against top DSL Cable modem, and other broadband services. To check your bandwidth, simply click on the download link. You might have to many programs trying to or accessing your computer or the internet at the same time or a Virus or Malware Scroll to bottom toolbar (bottom of screen) right click select task manager applications you will see whats running If you see anything you dont need running select end now and you might uninstall that specific program if you or computer does not require it to run. And uninstall some unnecessary programs that could be jamming up your computer also under processes see what is ticking over in the background again if you see something you don't need to be running select end now and users you will see who is using your computer http://www.majorgeeks.com/Microsoft_Security_Essentials_for_Windows_d6242.html
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anti malware free edition Win XP/2003/Vista/Windows7 you might need to add more computer ram if you're not sure if a module is right for your system use the Crucial Memory Advisor tool
For a list of guaranteed compatible modules. When purchasing any ram you should always ask if they can guarantee compatibility and try to purchase working pairs
First you will need to select the manufacturer from a drop down list then select your product line from a drop down list then select the model then click find it will take you directly to compatible ram also you will have an option to scan your system
hope this helps