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Discussion in 'Windows - P2P software' started by porky72, Feb 6, 2005.

  1. porky72

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    can any one help me to speed up my downloads i have opened my ports turned off firewall and im still d/loading at 2-5 KBS all other discussions talk about getting 100KBS+ DOWNLOAD SPEEDS i dont know if i have a router but im on broadband with ntl and have a little silver box on my tower please can someone sort this out for me as my movie downloads can take up to 2-3 days
     
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    1. dont turn off firewall

    2. dont open all your ports

    3. what are you downloading on?

    4. whats your connection speed?

    we need lots more info dude.
     
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    ive put fire wall back on
    ive got ports 6881-6889 open
    im on windows xp using no other prog azureus and bit comet made no improvement it still was slow after an hour at 8KBS
    i think connection is 150ks does that sound right
     
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    sorry that is 300k connection speed

    thanks in advance if you can help
     
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    150kbps?

    if thats it then you will only get about 8-10kbps

    what can you download at normally? if you download from a webpage or sumat...
     
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    when i first started downloads were at 15-20kbs idont know whats gone wrong my mate has the same connection speed and his get to 60kbs on occassions i dont know if that speed was right for my connection speed


    so what your saying is if i upgrade my internet speed to 750k or 1.5gb i will get better download speeds if i done that roughly what speeds could i get
     
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    before i go would my cable broadband internet box act as a router or not
     
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    i don't think it would but im not sure, youll have to ask your cable company

    yeah, upgrading your speed would help
     

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