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.

MacBook downloads incredibly slow


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
MBasile

 
MBasile's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 12, 2006
Posts: 505
MBasile has a spectacular aura about
Mac Specs: MacBook CoreDuo

MBasile is offline
Compared to the PC, my MacBook downloads incredibly slow. The PC downloaded the new version (the mac install file) for Thunderbird in like 2 or 3 minutes while the MacBOok took an hour....its am 18mb file!! (And I made sure it was exactly the same file) so I know it isn't the server for Mozilla going slow. Why is my MacBook so slow? Its even slower (~3 kb/sec as opposed to ~5-7 kb/sec) when I plug it into the same Linksys router the PC is plugged in to (PC downloaded file at ~160 kb/sec). Both systems were using Safari too
QUOTE Thanks
D3v1L80Y

 
D3v1L80Y's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 02, 2004
Location: PA
Posts: 12,459
D3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: MacBook

D3v1L80Y is offline
I would check your setup. You may need to reset your router or even power cycle your setup.

__________________________________________________
Posting and YOU|Forum Community Guidelines|The Apple Product Cycle|Forum Courtesy

mac: a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
MAC: a data communication protocol sub-layer, also known as the Media Access Control
Mac: a brand name which covers several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

QUOTE Thanks
MBasile

 
MBasile's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 12, 2006
Posts: 505
MBasile has a spectacular aura about
Mac Specs: MacBook CoreDuo

MBasile is offline
Quote:
Originally Posted by D3v1L80Y View Post
I would check your setup. You may need to reset your router or even power cycle your setup.
even though both the slow and fast computers are hooked up to the same router? And what on the setup should I check?
QUOTE Thanks
dtravis7

 
dtravis7's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 04, 2005
Location: Modesto, Ca.
Posts: 27,640
dtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond reputedtravis7 has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: iMac 2.4 C2D 10.9.4, iMac 2.16 C2d 10.6.8, Macbook2007 10.8.4, Mac Mini 10.8.4, iPhone 3GS Note 8!!

dtravis7 is offline
Something is wrong. Just went to mozilla and grabbed the latest Thunderbird. Tried several Macs and my PC's. All got over 200KB/s and it was done in just over a minute.
QUOTE Thanks
MBasile

 
MBasile's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 12, 2006
Posts: 505
MBasile has a spectacular aura about
Mac Specs: MacBook CoreDuo

MBasile is offline
well yeah, I know something is wrong, but I have no clue where to start looking....any suggestions?
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Networking imac and pc shared folders | Tethering MACBOOK to 8525. HELP »
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
Another MacBook Hard Drive Replacement Experience caribiner23 Apple Notebooks 29 11-24-2011 12:16 AM
Slow macbook =( adri Apple Notebooks 5 08-24-2007 07:48 AM
Slow Macbook cliffius OS X - Operating System 10 01-30-2007 02:54 PM
extremely slow install speeds with bootcamp on macbook dewyjuhl Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac 1 01-15-2007 07:59 AM
why are my music downloads so slow?? kzef Apple Notebooks 12 01-10-2005 08:44 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:18 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?