[thelist] network/performance diagnostic procedures
JGERSTEN at lchb.com
Fri Feb 12 00:08:19 CST 2010
Apologies for topping my own post, and further apologies for part of its
content: having just (finally) tried "Look in my PC," it turns out that
while doing precisely what it advertises, it also installs some
non-malicious but extremely irritating nagware. Stick with BelArc
Advisor, that one's never given me a lick of trouble.
I'd throw in a tip as further mea culpa, but the only tip I know is one
my dad was fond of spouting whenever he felt it was even marginally
appropriate: "don't bet the ponies."
We never owned any ponies; I'm still trying to figure out what the hell
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> [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Gersten, John
> Sent: Thursday, February 11, 2010 11:55 AM
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> Not sure if this is entirely on-point, but yesterday
> Lifehacker had an article about general pc troubleshooting
> with a free program called "Look in my PC". The article is here:
> I have not tried this yet, but the author of the post is
> quite enthusiastic about the app.
> I've had success in the past troubleshooting with another
> free diagnostic program, BelArc Advisor, which can be found here:
> Again, these are not network-issue specific, but could
> nevertheless shed light on possible problems.
> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Bob Meetin
> > Sent: Thursday, February 11, 2010 10:28 AM
> > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> > Subject: [thelist] network/performance diagnostic procedures
> > What are some of the common things regular human being (not network
> > officianatos) can do to troubleshoot download speed issues
> to identify
> > probable source or root cause?
> > Check PC and local router, reboot if necessary Ping or
> check a website
> > on a different route, google or yahoo for example Ping or
> check other
> > websites hosted by the same provider Run a broadband
> speedtest utility
> > From a unix prompt, traceroute? What would one be looking for?
> > Anything else from unix prompt?
> > From cPanel?
> > If you have SSH access to log into the server, what network or
> > performance checking commands?
> > -Thx, Bob
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