slow, slow and slow

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by zagreb, Feb 19, 2002.

  1. zagreb

    zagreb Guest

    I've finally upgraded to Windows XP Pro from Win 98. (clean install)
    I quite like it - My PC doesn’t crash anymore.
    However, I've been having major problems, such as:

    Browsing/Downloading Speed
    Since I'm still on 56K dialup, I usually connect to 49 200bps without any problems. On Windows XP Pro, I connect at the same speed, but browsing and downloading is so slow.
    For example, when I go to on Win 98, the site literally pops up in less than 3 seconds. On Windows XP Pro, it took about 3 minutes and 30 seconds. (Yes - I used my timer... lol) I did try much things, but nothing helps so far.
    Please help! It's rather urgent.

    Msi 6330 Mobo
    Athlon T-bird 1 Ghz
    Win xp pro
    Herc. Prophet III Ti 200
    Det. 21.83
    Via 4in1 4.37 v(a)
    256 MB of RAM
    U.S. Robotics 56 Message Mode (new drivers)

    Besides this I have problem with slut down (around 30 sec)

    If I solve this two problems, I will be please make an old man happy :)
    Everithing else is very good...I like my my win xp pro.
    Btw I did try much things, but nothing helps so far...
  2. Kova

    Kova Guest

    Evo imam ja jedan prijedlog za browsanje.

    Mozda malo pomogne:

    Open up the Registry and go to :

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/Explorer/RemoteComputer/NameSpace

    Under that branch, select the key :


    and delete it.

    This is key that instructs Windows to search for Scheduled Tasks. If you like you may want to export the exact branch so that you can restore the key if necessary.

    This fix is so effective that it doesn't require a reboot and you can almost immediately determine yourself how much it speeds up your browsing processes.

  3. Lactic.Acid

    Lactic.Acid Guest

    Unfortunately that fix will not do anything for your modem/internet browsing. It's still a good fix to run if you have a LAN as well though.

    Is your modem on the HCL? Are the drivers up to date? Does the manufacturer have newer drivers than MS does? (Be sure you know how to roll-back a driver before you update so you can get back online if something goes wrong...because if it does, you won't have any way to get back here for help =)
  4. zagreb

    zagreb Guest

    Puno hvala na zalost, ovo sam vec probao i ne pomaze...kao i mnogo drugih stvari...:confused:

    Lactic.Acid thank you for your questions, but what I realy need is ansvers
  5. teddy bear

    teddy bear Guest

    just try using the old driver from 98, i was having the same problems, and i just now tried that, and it is working great. i tried an nt driver for mine too. i have a lucent winmode
  6. zagreb

    zagreb Guest

    teddy bear, thank you very much (and all you the rest guys)...but you realy is what I have don...I did change ports (from com1 to com2), and install old drivers (win 98) for my modem...and now problem any more...I post same problem on ...many forums...but only here I find solution....sorry for my english but I am sure you will understand...once again, thank you :)