Why is my ping so high today?

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EraOfRageQuits

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02-06-2013

i share internet with my brother, but the highest my ping ever went was 400.today it went up to like 1000. my brother didnt download anything, just the normal stuff he usually does. I also saw a lot of dc today in my games so im not sure if its just me or the servers


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EraOfRageQuits

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02-06-2013

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ReMeDyIII

Senior Member

02-06-2013

Try doing a direct connection from your cable internet box to a computer of your choice to rule out routers and others on your network as potential culprits. If the ping goes down, you know it's a network issue.

Also be sure to reset your router and Internet in case things are on the fritz.