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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

… assign more than on default route to the same computer. Do not confuse load balancing with multiple Default Gateways. You are configuring two network cards, and both of them have a default gateway. This configuration will not work. Usually, a Windows computer will warn you that this is not a good idea, but some users will choose to ignore the warning. This is a typical problem for laptop users, they connect into the Lan environment and leave the wireless connection on. This will create a lot of …

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 …