Online users do not always have the advantage of a fast Internet connection. However, if you attempt to modify your online settings without the proper knowledge, you may not fix the issue. It makes sense to learn how to troubleshoot your machine, so you can see what problems you need to overcome to increase the speed of your online connection.
Go to the “Start” menu and click “Control Panel." Then, navigate to “Network and Internet Connections” and “Internet Options.” Click on the "Delete" option from the “Browsing History” menu. Also, click “Delete Files.”
Conduct a complete virus scan on your machine. Delete any viruses or Trojans that your software finds. You also need to conduct a spyware scan to locate any spyware programs that may slow down the speed of your computer, and remove any issues it detects.
Go back to your “Start” menu. Click “Control Panel,” “Network and Internet Connections” and “Internet Options.” Click on the “Advanced” option. Then, remove the marks from the boxes that state “Show Pictures,” “Play Sounds” and “Play Videos” from the “Multimedia” menu to disable images, sounds and videos while your browse the Internet.