I have been having connection issues with my newly built system. I was able to activate windows and connect to internet but things were running extremely slow (I still have dial-up which made it even worse). Now I can connect but can't open a web page. Modem diagnostics says I have bad phone lines so I took my computer to my parents and hooked it up to there high-speed.
Once again I could open pages but still extremely slow or no response.
What is the problem with my system? When I built the new computer I used my old hard drive and loaded XP Pro instead of Home but wasn't paying much attention and made a dual boot. I don't know if this has any effect on things. When I open my internet connections folder there is a Gateway connection running that I try to kill but always reconnects.
Any clues? Your help is greatly appreciated.