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Cable Modem = Dial Up

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I have Road Runner Business class and I feel like I am on dial up. Pages constantly fail to load, I get disconnected every 10 seconds, and I can't play any games online because of it. Now when I first got my internet it was just Road Runner and it was much faster than Business Class.
Could this cause be from the cable modem?
 
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#2
do a speed benchmark with speedtest.net .

Chances are there is something wrong with your isp.
 
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I have and it is very slow, the ping from here to Tampa which is less than 30 miles away is 162.

Download is 402 kb/s Upload is 336 kb/s, although with those results I still think it is much slower than that.

It wasn't like that once I first got everything installed.
 
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hard reset the cable modem and see that helps. If nothing else, contact the isp.
 
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Okay, I'll see what happens.

Thank you.
 

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I have Road Runner Business class and I feel like I am on dial up. Pages constantly fail to load, I get disconnected every 10 seconds, and I can't play any games online because of it. Now when I first got my internet it was just Road Runner and it was much faster than Business Class.
Could this cause be from the cable modem?
try openDNS

http://openDNs.org
 

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If you have any wireless set up see about changing the channel, it helps immensely. To find out IP addresses for your connected devices go to start>run>type "cmd" (without quotes) then type ipconfig/all
 

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Nice avatar ketman
 

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Tis my crimbo av from last year, tis well good innit? :D
 
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I have a wireless router and 2 network switches hooked up. I unhooked everything and Just plugged straight to the cable modem and then I reset it, it's still very slow. I tried OpenDNS and it still is slow.

Time for a modem replacement, don't you think?