OK. So, I had trouble getting on the internet yesterday morning. Contacted my ISP tech support, and they had me reset my cable modem which necessitated resetting my router.
I tried a longer hop to Salt Lake City, and it came in around 14k+. Before yesterday I'd get around 10+k going to Salt Lake. But I tried Frederick, MD again and got 23+k
I wish I understood computers and how they work
. It will be interesting to see if this is SOP, or merely an overoptimistic speed bump on the road to the WWW.
Richard & Wayne. Either of you guys able to get me a ridiculous discount on a modest Dell laptop (or a modest discount on a ridiculous Dell laptop