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I have vista installed in my laptop. while browsing the internet and watching videos, it is using a hell lot of bandwidth which is bothering my ISP and my monthly usage has gone upto 100GB per month. I don't download anything. Please help

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Several ISP providers are throttling Netflix because they consume a huge amount of bandwidth that the ISP does not get additional revenue for. Check with your neighbors and see what they are using.
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To increase your internet speed
>You can use latest version of Firefox,or Google chrome or Opera browser.These are good browsers.
>Reset your modem and router or unplug them and replug it or switch off the modem and switch on it again daily twice.
>Try to avoid many downloads simultaneously.
>While watching videos online like Metacafe or you tube you can wait until the video buffers and then watch it.Avoid downloading while watching videos.
>You internet security software it helps to protect the PC or laptop from internet threats .If these will affect your PC or Laptop ,the system speed will get reduce.So browsers get crashes again and again,you cannot browse fast.
>You can use necessary addons only in Firefox.
>Clear cookies and browsing history in browsers daily.
Follow these steps it will helps to increase your dial up or any internet connection speed.
But your internet plan also need to be good.If you are using very slow speed connection,you can contact your ISP and upgrade your plan.Even after followed these steps your internet speed slow means you can contact your ISP and inform the problem.They will fix this.To check internet uploading and downloading speed i would suggest the site Scanmyspeed.com here you can check speed in Mbps and MBps.

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I think the problem is in your device.To increase your internet speed
>You can use latest version of Firefox,or Google chrome or Opera browser.These are good browsers.
>Reset your modem and router or unplug them and replug it or switch off the modem and switch on it again daily twice.
>Try to avoid many downloads simultaneously.
>While watching videos online like Metacafe or you tube you can wait until the video buffers and then watch it.Avoid downloading while watching videos.
>You internet security software it helps to protect the PC or laptop from internet threats .If these will affect your PC or Laptop ,the system speed will get reduce.So browsers get crashes again and again,you cannot browse fast.
>You can use necessary addons only in Firefox.
>Clear cookies and browsing history in browsers daily.
Follow these steps it will helps to increase your dial up or any internet connection speed.
But your internet plan also need to be good.If you are using very slow speed connection,you can contact your ISP and upgrade your plan.Even after followed these steps your internet speed slow means you can contact your ISP and inform the problem.They will fix this.To check internet uploading and downloading speed i would suggest the site Scanmyspeed.com here you can check speed in Mbps and MBps.

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This account for many things but most times it is slow Internet connection. Video take up a lot of bandwidth. If you are downloading a video AND veiwing other websites AND someone else is using a laptop, your bandwidth is narrowed down a lot.

Option 1. Increase your bandwidth - upgrade to a faster Internet speed.Option 2. Close programs not in use.

One final option is to refresh the connection. Unplug power from your modem for 1 min, plug back in and retry your download.

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There might be several reasons why your computer freezes.
(1)There might be a Virus in your computer system. Have a good updated virus cleaner/remover and make a thorough scan. It is most important.

(2) This reason is highly likely in your case. Your internet speed is not enough, When you are doing communication over internet that involves video, the internet bandwidth is utilized in maximum. so there for you internet might not bother you when browsing text and still pics filled page. One easy way to trouble shoot this is to go to a famous video site
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and open any video and observe it if the video breaks between playing at least once or twice you do not have internet speed (technically internet bandwidth) for video with any web cam.

(3)There is no problem with your web cam but if your system clears the above test try to reinstall the web cam driver in the computer.

(4)If your OS is Windows. It has a very good feature called "Task Manager". Learn to use it it tells you the consumption of your CPU, RAM (Memory) and Network usage. So you can isolate the problem. In your case the network (Internet connection) will show you high peaks. To open Task Manager right click on the empty area of task bar at the bottom of your screen and select Task manager from the pop up menu. Task manager is very easy and useful and easy to learn.

Contact you Internet Provider (ISP) to get Internet speed increments. May be select a package that suits you.

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When you listen to the live audio/video stream, the sound or video skips, cuts out or buffers if the player doesn't have enough network bandwidth, it will buffer. Try increasing your player's buffering setting.Also:
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  • Make sure NOT to download applications or files while watching/listening to media streams. Your Internet connection is shared between all open applications including your web-browser, your download manager and your streaming player. Closing applications that use your Internet connection simultaneously with your streaming player may reduce buffering.
  • Close other unnecessary applications that may be open on your computer. Reboot your computer. If you have lots of other programs open, they may be using too much processor time and/or RAM for the player to work properly.
  • Make sure your Internet connection is fast enough to reliably listen to streaming audio and/or watch streaming video online. High speed Internet connection is recommended.
  • Make sure your computer is fast enough. If your computer is old, it might be too slow to play an audio/video stream regardless of what else it's doing.
  • Update your media players and streaming audio/video recorders regularly.
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