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How To Speed Up And Your Slow Internet Connection And Enhance Internet Connectivity

Many times we may face slower Internet connection issues and not getting the Internet speed which offered by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). There might be many reasons behind this other than the ISP issues. Most of the time you may getting
the actual speed promised by your ISP but some faulty settings in your network or programs running on your computer may wasting your bandwidth. So here I am writing a step by step guide to troubleshoot slower Internet connection issues.

Troubleshoot Slower Internet Connection Issue

Follow the steps below to find the actual reasons behind slower Internet Speed.

Check Internet Speed by your ISP

First step is to check whether you are getting decent Internet speed from your Internet Service Provider. To check the Internet speed we have many free tools available.
Check your Internet Connection Speed

Power Cycle the Network

Most of the slow Internet Connection Issues will be fixed after doing a perfect power cycle on your network.
How to Perform Power Cycle

Check Internet programs running on your computer

If your ISP is providing you the right speed, next step is to check if there any Internet programs running on your computer. Programs like torrents can consume a lot of your Internet bandwidth. If any such programs are running on your computer, stop
it. Also check whether any programs are downloading their latest version or not. Close all the Internet applications and check your Internet speed again.

You can install TCP optimizer to improve your Internet speed a little bit more.
Improve your Internet Connection Speed

Check your Network devices and connections

May be your Internet cable is so old and cannot transmit signal properly or your modem, router, Ethernet cables are old or not properly connected, the same issue will happen.

Check connectivity issues in your network

Possible Malware infection on your computer

Network worms are the major malware programs which consumes lot of your Internet bandwidth. If your network is infected with network worms you should immediately remove those infections to regain your actual network bandwidth.

Too many computers in your network including wireless connections

Number of computers in your network is also an important factor. If too many computers are connected to your network, it can reduce the Internet speed to your computer. Total Internet bandwidth will be shared among all the connected computers. Also make sure that wireless is disabled on your router /modem when you are not using it.

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