Ok my home plugs are not the fastest around they are are 85Megabits, but that is about 40Megabits one way as i know that is how they they work.
i found the software for them and installed it, i had to run it in vista compatibility mode
Now the software say when I use the either the set of sockets on fitted onto the walls at either side of my computer desk I am getting about 13Megabits connection.
I was able to plug the home plug into the socket on the top of the stairs and that says 26Megabits.
i thought ok, lets try the socket in this room that is on the other side of the wall that the one on the stairs is on. that also comes around 26 megabits.
i can get pretty close to what the broadband speed should be using either of those sockets.
so I presume that for some reason the two sets of sockets on either side of where my computer desk is have some sort of problem.
the one on the other wall that gives me 26megabits is fine, I can find a longer ethernet cable for that. but I am wondering if a 85Megabit power plug is not enough for a 10 megabit internet connection as daft as it sounds.
I wonder if getting faster plugs will give me more headroom.
Just some thoughts.
right i must get ready for work.
I hope you understand that lot, if you did then you are better than me
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