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Re: Different transfer speeds



On 4/24/05, Ashley M. Kirchner <ashley pcraft com> wrote:
> 
>     I know someone's going to tell me to "upgrade my operating system"
> but humor me on this one, okay?  I have an FC3 and an XP machine behind
> my firewall.  On the FC3 machine, when I download anything from the net,
> I get a solid 330kB/s consistently.  On the XP however, it rarely goes
> above 100kB/s.  Can anyone tell me why?  Both have 100Mbit nics in them,
> both connect to the same network hub, go through the same firewall, and
> the same cable modem.  Why is the XP so crippled?  (am I asking a
> rhetorical question?)
> 
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