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Slow network??

Slow network??

Slow network??

I have 3 pc's networked at home, 1 Windows ME and 2 Windows 98. I'm, using 3com etherlink 10/100 cards in each. I have a 3com Superstack II dual speed hub. Even though my hub indicates that the network connections are running at 100, it is definately running slower than my system at work. I'm using Netbeui at home and TCPI protocol at work. I'm also using the same hardware at work.  Is Netbeui a slower protocal?? When I play mp3 on a computer at home that is pulling from a network drive, the music is choppy due to slow transfer. Any advise is greatly appreciated!!

RE: Slow network??

Your network cards need to be set to 100 half duplex.  Try this.  As far as the protocol, netbuei works but i would use IPX/SPX first.  Tcp/ip should also be installed. Netbuei is an old protocol and it is non-routable, it speed really is dependent on the NIC although it may be slower than the rest as far as milli-secs.  I would say your NIC is the main suspect though, make sure the network adapter settings are set for half duplex, 100mbs.

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