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Bittorrent

Discussion in 'Windows - Software discussion' started by xboxdisc, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. xboxdisc

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    Hi, I'm having some trouble at home. Someone is stealing all the bandwidth from the router, and I know it is because someone is using bittorrent. Is there a way to stop it from accessing the internet, or at least, using my router to download?
     
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    lock the router down and/or turn it off when your not useing it as anybody can crack the encryption of a router.
     
  3. PeaInAPod

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    Is someone in you family doing this? Do any of your PC's/laptops use a wireless connection?
     
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    Yes, someone in my family is using bittorrent. I am using a wireless connection, but the one using the bittorrent is connected to the router through a cable.

    I am unable to find a stable fix for this problem. Solutions like changing the port number and unplugging the power supply are worthless. Those can be overcome easily.
     
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    Im at a loss as to what to do. as I have never had this problem and therefore dont know were to look for an answer. Who is the one downloading with bittorrent? a child? do you have "control" over their computer?
     
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    well you can log onto your router and you can actually block some programs from accesing the internet, is easy to knock the connection of a computer from your router, what brand and model of router you have, im familiar with netgear, linksys and dlink. maybe i can direct you in the right direction.
     

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