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Speeding up internet

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I have an emachines and the internet is extremely slow. I have linksys wireless and I also use that on my laptop which works fine but this emachine is so slow. Is there a way to speed up the connection or check the connection?

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Here are a few suggestions on how to speed connection:

- Move router or pc location if possible. Closer = better connection usually

- Try changing the channel your router is broadcasting on. Sometimes there are slower channels and faster channels in heavy traffic area

- If you have any toolbars in your browser (i.e., yahoo or google), remove them. Those toolbars use up resources that can slow you down.

- Delete cookies and internet files

If these don't work, post a comment on here with your operating systems on laptop and desktop and router type.

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