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The internet is slow - bypassing the router and going from modem direct to my computer and it works great - how can it test the router

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So your saying, you have a cable router (modem), then you went from the cable router to a router then the PC.

If you have cable, you only use a cable router, there is no need to have a regular router after your cable modem.

If you are using the added router just for a firewall, don't, waste of time.

Just make sure that windows firewall is on and checked no incoming
connections, unless you have to for certain programs.

If you really want to stay safe, get zonealarm firewall, this will also keep software from calling home.

If you think your not safe, then do a port scan on your ip address.

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