Slow DSL speed!!!!!!!

I have Earthlink 3.0mbps DSL, and a netexcell router... i get 600k connections on my main computer(1) (which is this one) and my other computer(2) downstairs, i get 2.8mbps... and whenever a friend bring their computer over 2.8mbps.... This is a custon built computer and never had problems with it.. i have literally talked to Earthlink support for a combined > 5hrs... those people are idiots and make me wait long periods of time, to evaluate my problem, only to finally say something... "please wait longer, thank you!!" lol.... Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad i have been looking all over the internet for about 2 weeks now, with no luck... so i decided to turn to this form for some help... i have changed all wires.... changed network cards.... diconnected other computers... disconnected the router and ran the comp straight from the modem, still no avail.... i always get around 600k.... the speeds were tested with and very frustrated since my friends come over and get speed 4x as fast as mine... again please help!!!!!!!!!!! and thanks....

computer(1) is as follows...
2.0ghz AMD Athlon 64 3000+
1.5 Gigabytes of Ram
120 GB WD HD
MSI NForce 4 PCIe MS-7315
Diablotek Nvidia GeForce 6600GT PCIe 16x
650 Watt Power Supply

Here is mty HiJack this log:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:55:46 AM, on 4/30/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:Program FilesLavasoftAd-aware 6Ad-watch.exe
C:Program FilesAIMaim.exe
C:Program FilesXfireXfire.exe
C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxfirefox.exe
C:Program FilesWinampWinamp.exe
C:Program FilesMozilla Thunderbirdthunderbird.exe
C:Documents and SettingsThe Dirty ShiznoDesktopMaintenanceHijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain,Window Title = xMercyful28x
O3 - Toolbar: Yahoo! Toolbar - {EF99BD32-C1FB-11D2-892F-0090271D4F88} - C:Program FilesYahoo!CompanionInstallscpnyt.dll (file missing)
O4 - HKLM..Run: [Ad-watch] C:Program FilesLavasoftAd-aware 6Ad-watch.exe
O4 - HKLM..Run: [NvCplDaemon] RUNDLL32.EXE C:WINDOWSsystem32NvCpl.dll,NvStartup
O4 - HKLM..Run: [nwiz] nwiz.exe /install
O4 - HKLM..Run: [NvMediaCenter] RUNDLL32.EXE C:WINDOWSsystem32NvMcTray.dll,NvTaskbarInit
O4 - HKCU..Run: [AIM] C:Program FilesAIMaim.exe -cnetwait.odl
O4 - Startup: Xfire.lnk = C:Program FilesXfireXfire.exe
O6 - HKCUSoftwarePoliciesMicrosoftInternet ExplorerControl Panel present
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Yahoo! Search - file:///C:Program FilesYahoo!Common/ycsrch.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:PROGRA~1MICROS~3Office10EXCEL.EXE/3000
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Dictionary - file:///C:Program FilesYahoo!Common/ycdict.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &Maps - file:///C:Program FilesYahoo!Common/ycmap.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Yahoo! &SMS - file:///C:Program FilesYahoo!Common/ycsms.htm
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:Program FilesJavajre1.5.0_06binssv.dll
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java Console - {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501} - C:Program FilesJavajre1.5.0_06binssv.dll
O9 - Extra button: Yahoo! Services - {5BAB4B5B-68BC-4B02-94D6-2FC0DE4A7897} - C:WINDOWSsystem32shdocvw.dll
O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {9819CC0E-9669-4D01-9CD7-2C66DA43AC6C} - (no file)
O9 - Extra button: AIM - {AC9E2541-2814-11d5-BC6D-00B0D0A1DE45} - C:Program FilesAIMaim.exe
O9 - Extra button: Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:Program FilesMessengermsmsgs.exe
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Windows Messenger - {FB5F1910-F110-11d2-BB9E-00C04F795683} - C:Program FilesMessengermsmsgs.exe
O16 - DPF: {30528230-99f7-4bb4-88d8-fa1d4f56a2ab} (YInstStarter Class) - C:Program FilesYahoo!Commonyinsthelper.dll
O16 - DPF: {6414512B-B978-451D-A0D8-FCFDF33E833C} (WUWebControl Class) -
O20 - Winlogon Notify: WRNotifier - C:WINDOWSSYSTEM32WRLogonNTF.dll
O23 - Service: Adobe LM Service - Unknown owner - C:Program FilesCommon FilesAdobe Systems SharedServiceAdobelmsvc.exe
O23 - Service: NVIDIA Display Driver Service (NVSvc) - NVIDIA Corporation - C:WINDOWSsystem32nvsvc32.exe
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