How to speed internet connection

Nowadays, Most of the people uses high speed internet connections. The internet has gotten a lot faster over the past decade. But in some places, even a 5 Mbps coonection is considered fast. Does your broadband seem a bit slow? Don’t worry, it is possible to increase the speed upto several times. There are some things that you can do to increase the speed of your internet connection. Most of these things are absolutely free and doesn’t cost you any money. I will tell you some of the basic things that you need to do to increase the speed of your internet.

How to speed up internet
How to speed up internet

How to speed up internet?

  • First you need to check that is there any unnecessary applications running in  the background? This can slow down your internet considerably, but finding out the process that causes it might be a problem. Don’t worry, I will tell you more about this later.
  •     The next thing you need to do is to make sure that your antivirus software is up to date. Viruses and adwares can slow down your internet a lot.
  •     If you’re using wifi, make sure it’s password protected.
  •     If you’re using a laptop with a wireless connection, try using it in a different room or consider using a network cable to connect to the router instead.
  •   If possible, always use the master telephone socket for your broadband router.
  •     Don’t use a telephone extension lead with your router. If it’s unavoidable, use the shortest one you can.
  •     Make sure that all other telephone sockets in use are fitted with microfilters (see right). Not doing this can result in loss of internet speed and interference on the line.
  •  You can also use a caching proxy server. Squid is a good, free option. A Windows executable is available too. Why use a caching proxy? It can speed up access to frequently-used resources, and every device you configure to use the proxy will reap the benefits.
  • Another important thing is your browser. You need to have a good modern browser that is suitable for your connection. Chrome is a good option.
  • You can also use a good a good download manager to download