It is normal for us to surf websites in our daily life, so high speed Internet is vitally needed. But unfortunately, lots of PC users are bothered by a slow Internet speed when using the computer. The sluggish Internet speed will greatly result in lower working efficiency and passion. Expect the network's own problems, we can effort from the tips below to regain high speed Internet without difficulty.
Below are the normal causes for a slow Internet speed and corresponding solutions to regain high speed Internet.
1) Slow speed caused by worms. Though a worm does not infect or manipulate files, it makes clones of itself. It will use the system transmission capabilities to travel from machine to machine merrily riding around like a happy-go-lucky vagabond. Seriously, the worm can open your email address book and, in a jiffy, dispatch one clone each to each of the addresses listed. In this way, lots of emails will be in a queue to be delivered or to be turned back which result in the noticeable congestion of some backbone internet and low Internet speed. So to get high speed Internet, it is necessary for us to timing update our anti-virus programs/ upgrade and install System patch/ uninstall the unwanted programs/ turn off unnecessary ports.
2) Too many firewalls. It is needed for us to protect our computer with a reliable firewall. But it will only be counter-productive if too many. So to regain high speed Internet, do remember to go to Start -> Control Panel -> Add /Remove Programs to uninstall the unwanted firewalls.
3) Insufficient system resources. We know that no matter which program we are running, it will call for a certain amount of system resources. Once there is not enough system resource, a slow Internet speed will come inevitably. So we can uninstall some unwanted programs, and clear up the useless system junk files to free up as much system source as possible. Besides, we should simplify the startup items to only load what we need exactly when starting up the computers.
4) Corrupted windows registry. Once there are some invalid or corrupted items existing in Windows registry, lots of errors like DLL errors, driver errors, ActiveX errors, code errors will pop up again and again when browsing the websites, all of these will greatly affect the internet speed. On the contrary, a clean and compact registry helps not only increase Internet speed, but only maintain the PC performance and stability. So it is necessary for us to clean up windows registry on a regular basic in order to get high speed internet.