Some people tend to call tech support or their local ISP for just about any problem they encounter with their computers. As a matter of fact, this is quite counterproductive, both to you and to your reliable internet providers in San Francisco, especially when the problem could have been solved in-house without the ISP’s help. For your reference, here are some common tech problems that you can handle yourself. Scrutinize these problems before handing it over to tech support. Sloth Downloads Find a reputable connectivity speed checker site (speedtest.net for one) and run your system on it. For your internet speed to be normal, it should be somewhere around 50% of your local ISP’s advertised upload or download speed. If it’s too slow, check your computer to make sure that you aren’t inadvertently downloading content that’s bogging down the system.