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Troubleshoot a Slow Computer Network – Your Computer is Slow and Not the Network

Slow Data Transfer is not Always caused by the Network Slow data transfers are sometimes caused by a slow computer. Determine if the computer is the reason by comparing the transfer speed with a different computer connected on the same switch port. If the speed is the same, the problem is your network. If you get faster data transfers with a different computer then the problem is the computer. A computer could be slow because of various reasons: A bad network card. Troubleshoot: Swap the …

Troubleshoot a Slow Computer Network – Only One Computer on the Network is Slow

Only One Computer on the Network is Slow Client Computer Network Mask Wrongly Configured Your network is a class C network, (net-mask 255.255.255.0), and your client computer has its IP address configuration on a class B network, (255.255.0.0). Change the network mask of the client to match the network configuration. Poor network cards Bad network cards or bad drivers are very often the reason for poor transfer rates. Test the transfer rate with a different network card. An outdated computer …

Troubleshoot a Slow Network – Slow Server

Slow Server How do we know the server is slow and the problem is not elsewhere? Make a file transfer between any two other computers on the network. Compare the measurements with the server’s transfer rates. What are the reasons for a slow server? There are many reasons for a slow server. The server is many times the bottle-neck of a network. Here are a few reasons for a slow server: An average, or below average network card, (you need good quality network cards for a server). Server …