Slow Internet and High Latency Tests

After the recent storms we have received here on the Sunshine Coast, a lot of delicate technologies take a hit. I myself received an increase in latency spikes on most of my online applications and a decrease in my internet speed. In most cases this can be due to an internal problem in your network but if you perform a few simple steps you can save yourself hours troubleshooting your set up.

In most cases slow internet can be due to peak bandwidth usage or corrupt network infrastructure so the first thing we want to do is try to eliminate some of these variables. First lets open up a Command Prompt window and send some packets to our gateway to ensure there isn’t an issue there.
Windows Key + R: will open your run window. Next type cmd and click ok

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