One of the main thrusts of my thoughts column will be working smarter, and since I just had to tackle this, I figured I’d start out helping you learn how to fix slow internet on Windows 10.
I delayed upgrading to Windows 10 since I was afraid that it wouldn’t be compatible with a few of the programs I typically run for work tasks, like my HTML editor. Over the weekend, Microsoft decided it had been long enough and forced the update on my desktop. Monday morning when I logged on ready to work I discovered my computer was not ready to work with me. The internet was unbearably slow, even for ordinarily fast pages fully or partially in cache.
The first thing I did was to restart the computer (echoes of the IT Crowd: “Hello IT, have you tried turning it off and on again?”). That did not resolve the issue.
Next up was to double-check that it wasn’t my internet that was the issue (it rarely is, but you never know) Continue reading