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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 An outdated computer …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 …

Troubleshoot a Slow Network – The entire Network is Slow

… router directly. Fix: Install a switch that will accommodate all of the computers in the network. Disconnect any computers connected directly into the router. Note: It is normal for the wireless connected computers to have slower transfer rate than the wired ones. Most of the wireless routers and adapters function at 54Mb per second. If your router is a modern router, (100 Mb or faster), and you still don’t get the expected transfer rates, you should revise your configuration as above. …