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Troubleshoot a Slow Network – The entire Network is Slow

… systematically disconnecting all of your computers in the network one by one. This is only practical in small network environment. Virus Attack A lot of connections originating from the same MAC address, to the same destination port, but for different destination address, and in short intervals. Fix: Determine the source address of these connections and disconnect the suspect hosts. Run an antivirus scan on the computer before plugging it back. There are a few ways to determine the source of a …

How to Troubleshoot Internet Connection Speed

… cable. This way you are testing the connection and nothing else. As already mentioned, you need to make sure your computer works fine and is not infected. Use antivirus and antispyware if needed. If you are not sure about the health of your computer you can always boot from a Live Linux CD. On the Live CD you will have a browser and other useful tools. Once the system is up and you are connected to the Internet, test your connection with one of the free online services. Google-it and you will …

Free Protection against Computer Viruses and Other Malware

Today’s computers are under a constant assault of viruses and other malware. We all need to have up to date Antimalware software to protect our computer. Buying antivirus software and subscription could be expensive because you need to update your subscription yearly. However there are free options for your computer’s security. What is Malware? Malware is a general term for any software designed with the intention to affect negatively a computer or to steal private information. Malware …