New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Internet, Networking, and Wireless Discussion of networking, internet, and wireless including Apple's Airport products.

Internet Problems - using Wifi instead of my cable


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
antgonz

 
Member Since: Jun 13, 2008
Posts: 1
antgonz is on a distinguished road

antgonz is offline
okay well I have had Hanaro (Korea) for 3 weeks and it has been slow the entire time. I keep hearing people that can download at 2-10 megabytes per second while I can only download at 40 kp/s second. What do you suggest? The thing is when the guy came he was trying to type in ipconfig on my mac and it didn't work. Anyways he didn't seem to know what a Mac was so I don't think the router or whatever was connected correctly. I had wireless stolen internet before,, but the reason why I signed up for Hanaro was to get these super speeds people kept bragging about. I am thinking of switching to KT or canceling my internet if nothing improves.

I honestly think I am not connecting to my own Hanaro account but still hooked into the unsecure wireless LAN I was on before getting my own internet.

The thing is I turn Airport scanning off and sometimes the internet works and it is just as slow as when I have the cable internet running.

I have also have tried changing my default DNS servers from Hanaro's to OpenDNS (208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220) and I haven't seen a difference in speed.

People in Korea who use internet can download usually 2 megabytes a second. (100 M download/ 100 M upload connections)

I usually have 1000 kb/s down and 300 kb/s upload. ( I am not downloading at these speeds though - I usually download at 40 kb/s).

Worst comes to worse should I just buy a PC and have the guy come again and install internet (Hanaro). I live in Korea and I don't know Korean so this may be the easiest option.

Where do you type in ifconfig on a mac? In the spotlight?
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« after plugging into wireless router internet doesnt work? | Issue with ISA server and Macs »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Internet Problems with Bootcamp? xRienix Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 2 07-02-2007 01:53 AM
Network Advice, internet & cable (Los Angeles) popgirletc Switcher Hangout 2 02-20-2007 06:21 PM
internet problems Tyranny22 Switcher Hangout 12 09-26-2006 07:04 PM
Internet Problems (Bootcamp related) amishmofo Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 2 09-04-2006 02:04 PM
Confused! (stupid internet & ethernet cable) Mace Switcher Hangout 9 05-27-2006 06:35 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:16 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?