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download a large file using multiple connections and PCs

I have three seperate computers, which I currently do not have an OS on. I also have three seperate internet connections with connection speeds of 256K, 512K and 1M. I would like to use all three of ...
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Attempting to find where my internet data is being used. Does this seem right?

Google chrome Extensions Used: Adblock Plus IDM Integrated LastPass Neater Bookmarks Pocket I use a monitoring software called "NetWorx" to check the overall internet data usage. I also use ...
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Using two Internet connections at the same time

Recently I got a second Internet connection. Each connection has 50mpbs capacity. One of them is directly connected to my laptop via PPPoE (with username and password); the second one is Wi-Fi from ...
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2answers
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Do different DSL bandwidth speeds require different setup?

I'm shopping around for internet access and the service provider that I'm interested in has several speed options for DSL. The lower speed options (1.5Mbps, 7Mbps) offer self-installation, but the ...
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How to get more bandwidth for my laptop than desktop in my home network [closed]

In my home network we have desktop with wired Internet connection and laptop with wireless Internet connection. So I want more bandwidth for my laptop than desktop, both are on same Internet ...
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One PC blocks Internet access on the network

One (and always the same) PC blocks Internet access on the entire network. It usually happens Sunday morning after not using it on Saturday, but it could happen any time. What happens is that this ...
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318 views

Would being on paltalk 8 hours a day consume a lot of bandwidth?

My household bandwidth is over 60 GB per month, and my guess is that it is so high because someone listens to palk talk audio for over 8 hours per day. Could palk talk really use this much bandwidth? ...
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Is there a program or browser plugin to speedup download speed within a browser like orbit downloader? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I troubleshoot my internet trafic? What can I do about a slow shared internet connection? I am using internet within a residence, and the network setup has ...
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What can I do about a slow shared internet connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Internet connection too slow I am in a student residence, and the internet acces provided (cablecom / studentcom) is very slow. Speedtest.net results: ping (ms) ...
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What determines the speed of an internet connection?

I was using Speedtest.net to test my internet speeds, and was getting pretty good results (I think) (~2Mbits/s). Then Speedtest.net prompted me to go to their (affiliated?) website Pingtest.net, ...
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internet bandwidth measurement?

How the internet speed is calculated, and how does it differ from other speed measurements (like CPU speed)? For example, what does it mean if somebody says, "my internet speed is 512"?
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217 views

What's there to know about Verizon FiOS Speed? [closed]

I'm working on getting a separate internet connection to run out and I was looking into available options. FiOS claims to offer 25Mb up / 25 Mb down as a maximum rate. Do they have listed minimum ...
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337 views

Downloads speed starts ok but after a few seconds they go down to 10kbps?

Since yesterday any file I try to download from any host start downloading ok (at >1mbps) but after a few seconds the speed start to decrease down to 10kbps. I use a mobile modem (huawei) and I ...
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618 views

How can I set different bandwith for different PC in my LAN [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Customize LAN to favor bandwidth to one computer I have a LAN ( with 2 computers: a laptop and a desktop computer ) I want more bandwidth allocated to my laptop, for ...
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What is eating up all my bandwidth?

After upgrading my internet connection from 512kb/s to 1.5Mb/s (and 14GB on-peek/month to 20GB on-peek/month), our download usage has gone through the roof. I have made special effort to be careful ...