New Win 7 very slow on downloads

By dekaya ·
I have perused the web and have found everything from group policy setting to reinstalling drivers. I don't understand why the drivers would be bad on a new install nor do I understand why Microsoft would put out a product with group policies set to limit its performance. So I have little faith in those recommendations.

Can anyone tell me if this is a wide spread problem with the final release? and if so is there a known fix?

on the same network same router my XP machine beats it hands down.
even slow when transferring between machines


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Could very well be a driver issue

by OH Smeg Moderator In reply to New Win 7 very slow on do ...

Windows 7 looks and installs a wide range of Default Drivers but that doesn't mean that they are the best available.

There is no substitute for installing the correct drivers for your version of 7 be that 32 or 64 Bit. Also assuming that this computer is connecting to your Modem by a Ethernet Cable you should double check the LAN Driver to make sure that you have the correct one available.

Prior to W7 Windows just didn't install Drivers for a lot of the Hardware on most computers so 7 has improved this by setting a list of Defaults that are available but that doesn't mean that they are the best or even that the hardware will work correctly.

If you are comparing this W7 Install from a M$ Install Disc to a System Makers Recovery Disc of XP you need to remember that the System Makers Recovery Disc's are not a Full Version of Windows they are a Slipstreamed Recovery Disc made for that particular computer and just include the drivers for that single model.

If you insist on using Slipstreamed Recovery Disc's to load your System you can use vLite to make one to suit your Individual system it's available free here


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I'll try different drivers

by dekaya In reply to Could very well be a driv ...

Thanks for responding. Hope all is well down under. I visited there twice. Loved it.

The machine is pre-built by the manufacturer and supposedly tested. I will check with them for this issue.

MB: Intel Q45
Intel Core2 Quad CPU Q8300 @ 2.50Ghz 4 Gig Ram

OS: 64 bit win 7 pro
The card is built in (Can't disable in CMOS) NIC: Intel 82567LM-3 Gigabit (on a 100mb network)
nic driver is listed as:e1k62x64.sys

wan miniport?
rassstp.sys(6.1.7600.16385, 82.00 KB 7/13/2009

anyway I will take your advice and try different drivers.

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OH I didn't realize that this came preinstalled with 7

by OH Smeg Moderator In reply to I'll try different driver ...

If that's the case here just RMA it back to it's maker and make them fix the mess that they sold.

It should be working properly and there shouldn't be a driver issue here. It's maker is responsible for this and needs to fix their own problems.


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by santeewelding In reply to OH I didn't realize that ...
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You did Santee

by NexS In reply to Who

You did.
Just like the timezones...

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Now that you remind me

by santeewelding In reply to You did Santee

Yes. I do seem to remember.

Grows more difficult all the time -- I have my fingers in so many things.

Now, where did I put the sun? It was there a minute ago.

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Sun? Give it a few hours...

by NexS In reply to Now that you remind me

You've got the moon to worry about as well.

You can get back to the sun later.

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You are now employed

by santeewelding In reply to Now that you remind me

As my concierge. See to these things, while I attend to greater matters.

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Yessir, Thankyou Sir. (nt)

by NexS In reply to Now that you remind me
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Very well

by santeewelding In reply to Now that you remind me

And carry on.

Only, don't grovel. Looks bad for the Office Of All That Is.

Appearances need to be kept, else, we have no cache.

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