If you have PTCL 3G device EVO, you must have faced problems relating to slow download speed and slow YouTube videos. It is not necessary that browsing and download speed would be high if the signal strength is full. There are other factors which causes you such types of problems.
There are mainly three reasons due to which you can face slow internet:
- Your computer specifications such as RAM and cache memory
- Browser you use
- Viruses and Anti-Viruses
YouTube and browsing related issues evolve if there is not enough RAM or your computer is using too much memory. It slows down the video and you face too many breaks in watching videos or flash applications. To solve this problem, close all the applications in your computer and try refreshing your browser by clearing Cookies, Caches and saved WebPages. If you are using Google Chrome, press Ctrl+H and mark all history to delete cookies and caches. If you are using Mozilla Firefox, go to options (or click firefox tab at top left side in new Firefox browser), click History and mark and clear it. Now close and restart your browser and you will feel the difference.
Try using Google Chrome or new version of Firefox. Reinstall browsing may also help you in refreshing it. Always check for latest viruses and malware in browser. Try keeping your browser clean from useless plug-ins.
Some viruses and registry errors cause your computer to slow down. Install anti-virus and check and remove registry errors.
Sometimes Anti-Viruses looks EVO software suspiciously and blocks and slow down the data. In new Huawei EVO device this problem is solved by making but in old devices such as ZTE when used in windows XP with anti-virus, may slow down the speed. Windows 7 have no problem using any EVO device with anti-virus.
If you want to download 100s of MBs, try using EVO at late at night. It is observed that speed boosts up from 2am to 8am at morning.