Why is my download speed not what it should be?: "Leo, I've got an older desktop – about 10 years old which I maintain well. As I'm 89, I can't see buying another one. I have 2 GB of memory, running XP 3, Pentium 4 motherboard, 80 GB hard drive, only 45% use. Using Firefox as my browser. Verizon is selling me speeds of 15 down and 5 up. Lately, I'm getting only 4 down and 3.5 up which means I can't do Skype or watch streaming video without getting unbearably irritated"
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