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Standard User SilentBob
(experienced) Fri 28-Jan-11 09:38:40
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speed test problems

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I am trying to diagnose an ISP bandwidth issue on a friends BTw connection.

Using the current router login I ran a test from, this ran successfully and gave 700Kbps (8Mb sync, 7.x BRAS).

I waited 1 hour, then changed the router login to the [email protected]_domain login, this connected successfully and I could access the and tried to run the test again, however get the message..

"You are using [email protected]_domain, for your initial speed test do not use a BT test account, please reconnect with your ISP provided login"

I cannot try this second test immediately after the first as it states I must leave an hour between tests...

where am I going wrong here?!

Alun tongue
O2 Broadband!

Edited by SilentBob (Fri 28-Jan-11 09:39:14)

Standard User yarwell
(sensei) Fri 28-Jan-11 12:33:44
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Re: speed test problems

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the current incarnation doesn't let you log in to the speedtester with a test login unless you failed the first test, I think.

I did read somewhere that you can get round it by putting www. in front of speedtester but that may be a myth.


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