Experiencing a poor internet connection could be very frustrating at times, one could get boiled am feeling hitting a sledgehammer on the device using to surf the internet. There are some common errors that occur which might be the cause(s) of the slow internet connection we are experiencing, here are some common error listed below which if properly checked could get the ball rolling faster.
Check your broadband router configuration
If your router is not properly configured or the configuration does not go in line with ISP’s configuration, this might deprive you have high-speed internet connection, also take note of the MTU (maximum transmission unit) setting on the router, it shouldn’t be set too high or too low. The bottom line is ensured router’s configurations is line with the manufacturer’s and ISP’s. Before performing any changes make sure to write down the initial configuration so you can roll back in case things get messed up.
Wireless signal obstruction
wireless connections may perform poorly if there is an obstruction, which requires the computer to keep sending messages in order to overcome signal issues. The nearby wireless network can also obstruct your internet connection. If this is the case in order to avoid slow internet connection it’s better you reposition your router and probably change the wifi channel number.
Prevent apps from running in the background
some apps are installed on your computer which runs in the background even when you believe you’ve closed them, though some are really required to keep running in the background to ensure optimal operation, in which some of them uses the internet heavily in the background. So, you could just head to task manager and them down, you might also prevent subsequent startup.
An Internet worm could be a malicious code program that spreads from device to device through a network. If any of your computers are infected by an online worm, they will begin automatically generating network traffic while not your data, inflicting your internet connection to seem slow. Keep up-to-date antivirus computer code running to catch and take away these worms from your device
Contact your ISP
Your ISP might have changed their network configuration or having technical issues which might cause you to have slow internet connection, so contacting them might fix things.