I have dial-up access on a rural line, so my connection's always a bit slow. I used to have 28.8 Kbps, but right now, my connection has slowed to a crawl: 14.4 Kbps.
Is this solely due to mucky weather affecting my line, or could there be something wrong with my computer? Some time ago, my computer fixed a bunch of corrupted files, and I think I have a few trojans on my computer.
I ask because I live in a town that is, for all intents and purposes, dead! So my Internet Provider doesn't really pay much attention to the quality of service to a dead town.
Also, did you talk to your provider? Be careful though as they love to pin all the blame on you..it happened to me quite a bit.
Also..ask your phone service provider too..they may be having problems with their trunk lines.
Furthermore, nearby radios, T.V's and other electronics and even transmission stations can interfere.
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To obtain, something of equal value must be lost.
That is Alchemy's first law of Equivalent Exchange.
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