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My internet speed is 100 Mbps but my download speed is only 250 kbps Why?

I live in Denmark in the city of Fredensborg, my internet is living its own life, sometimes it has a download speed of 250 Kbps and sometimes it's 750 Kbps, it doesn't matter if I turn all my pcs and ...
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2answers
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Office network bottleneck

At work our IP is the devil Comcast. When I do a speedtest I get a jump of upwards of 20Mbs and then it slowly goes down to average out at around 10Mbs. The upload speed stays at stead 2-3Mbs. My ping ...
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0answers
47 views

How do I monitor what my server is downloading? Is there a log of past activity?

At work I run a server that connects to the internet using a GSM modem with a monthly download limit of 30Gb. For the past three months we've been going over that limit. The ISP gives us a log of ...
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2k views

Downloading from Internet directly to google drive

I download a file from the Internet to the google drive folder on my local computer. In this case, the file is first downloaded to my local computer and then uploaded to google's servers from my local ...
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0answers
29 views

Chrome won't download/Internet Explorer opens on own

All of a sudden my Chrome browser won't download the complete file of whatever it is I'm trying to get. What I get says either that it is a incomplete file (and they are much smaller than the one I ...
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0answers
69 views

Looking for an internet usage meter to track usage on separate network connections [closed]

I still live with my parents who are split, so I live between two houses. At one house we have an 8GB/month cap and the other, 12GB. I also go to TAFE (like uni) were I use their internet heavily. I ...
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1answer
43 views

Use Google Chrome to download software, but the software is in Chinese. [closed]

I am using Google Chrome to download software installation files from an English website. But, when I installed them on my computer, they all appeared to be in Chinese (I am using a Chinese version of ...
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1answer
70 views

Are all internet file downloads using FTP protocol?

I heard, FTP is used to transfer files over a network. Also heard that it uses TCP port 20 and 21. So TCP is connection oriented. We have acknowledgments. If the transmission is lost, we should be ...
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2answers
632 views

How does distance from the source (router) affect wireless transmissions?

As I move away from my wireless router my download speed decreases. However, I have read some conflicting arguments where they claim that, at least theoretically, the download speed should not be ...
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4answers
212 views

Downloading Wikipedia

How can I download a specific set of the Wikipedia database? In particular, I'm interested in downloading all articles that fall under the mathematics portal and possibly the computer science portal. ...
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2answers
5k views

Why is my actual download speed lesser than that found by by speedtest.net?

I ran my internet connection through speedtest.net which claims that it finds out the actual internet speed, much lower than that promised by my ISP. But, while downloading, the speed is much lesser ...
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3answers
897 views

19MB/s Net Speed but Only 2MB/s Usable

Hi so i just got internet a about a month ago and my net speed is 19MB/s, I have tested it on loads of sites they all say the same thing(19MB/s), but it wont use more than around 2MB/s i have tried ...
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3answers
98 views

Internet Download Manager

I have uninstalled Internet Download Manager from my Computer running on windows 7. But still in registry search it show about 70 entries that could not be yet removed. How can I clean it?
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1answer
2k views

My computer stops every download at 99%

Whenever I start any downloading it stop on 99% and never completes. I changed my download manger and stopped firewall, but all in vain. Problem contiunes to persist. What is causing this problem and ...
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1answer
201 views

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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1answer
67 views

Different Internet Speeds [closed]

My family has an internet plan that is very old. We don't have the newer plans that have really fast internet speeds. Usually my download speeds are at 90 kb/sec. The highest download speeds that I ...
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1answer
213 views

Why does one person downloading kill the internet for the rest of the house?

We have 25 megs on the downstream and 2 megs on the upstream. When doing a speed test without anyone downloading (from Usenet, for example), we get the full download and upload. However, if one ...
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1answer
72 views

Why are my downloads up to ~1500KByte/sec only, when the ADSL connection locks at 13611Kbit/s?

No uploading is going on other than the overhead of downloading which appears to be not high for the abilities of the connection: Only about 30-40KByte/s when the router locks at 1012Kb/s and other ...
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1answer
504 views

Download speed spikes

My download speeds drop to about 1 kbps then spike to between 200 kbps and 500 kbps then drop to about 1 kbps for about 5 seconds before it spikes again. But if I surf the internet i get speeds ...
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0answers
1k views

Can't download anything anymore

I am on the laptop of my parents in law and the problem is that I can't download anything. The most recent chang is that the name of the computer was changed. Webbrowser: IE9. If I want to download ...
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3answers
2k views

combine two Internet connections to download

I have two computers on a LAN. The first computer with a speed of 128Mbs and a second computer with Internet connection speed is 256Mbs. I tried downloading a 250MB file. If the first computer to ...
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2answers
1k views

Does uploading reduce download speed in torrent?

I was searching to know: "Does uploading and downloading at the same time reduce download speed?" and I found this: Should uploading a file on DSL kill the download speed? but it is related to TCP ...
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1answer
115 views

How to see which ports Firefox is using in Mac OS X

Which ports is Firefox using in Mac OS X? I particular, which parts are being used for downloads, and what is the speed of traffic on each of these ports?
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2answers
311 views

Download resume support blocked by isp?

Can ISP block resume support for downloads ? I'm using IDM (internet download manager) to download of the internet from resume supported websites, yet I am unable to resume downloads. I tried ...
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2answers
8k views

Slow Download, Fast Upload

I just moved into an apartment in Seattle and am subscribed to Comcast high speed internet. My download speed is only 0.25 Mbps, while my upload speed is around 3 Mbps. I should be getting 12 Mbps ...
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3answers
477 views

Who is throttling my download speed?

Some times when I start a file download (direct not p2p) I get download speeds way more than what was promised to me, but then it gradually decreases to a more (un)acceptable speed. Is it the file ...
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1answer
3k views

Is downloading multiple files faster than downloading one file at a time?

Sometimes there's a need to download multiple files from somewhere. The protocol I'm specifically interested in is HTTP, however this question is also relevant to FTP or any other non-P2P protocol for ...
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3answers
310 views

Download speed measures below ISP rated speed

My internet connection is advertised to be 10 MBps or around 1 MB/s. I normally get download speeds up to 1 MB/s or no less than 750 KB/s but now it's down to not much higher than 150 KB/s and around ...
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13answers
2k views

How to analyze a link to figure out the actual link

Sometimes when downloading something, I find the links are not the direct ones to the files. For example, this is a link to download a PDF file: ...
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1answer
156 views

What is happening to my Internet connection?

I want to understand this strange thing happening with my Internet connection. I log into my ISP using their Web Interface to connect to the Internet. Now, after connecting to the Internet, I start ...
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1answer
57 views

Downloaded archive's contents blocked if uncompressed from the shell, but unblocked if uncompressed from the command line [closed]

Let's say we have a hello.zip archive containing a hello.ps1 file. My question isn't specific to PowerShell, I'm merely using a PowerShell script as an example. Upload hello.zip to a server. ...
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6answers
2k views

Why do I have to wait before download? [closed]

Why is there a dialog "Your download will start in 5 seconds" on many sites? And they even always provide direct link. Why not just point browser directly to file (which always works perfectly for ...
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1answer
514 views

Cannot download/install Internet Explorer 9 and Live Essentials 2011

I have performed a fresh Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit installation yesterday. The installation was a charm (as always). I successfully installed all the drivers and software that I needed without ...
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2answers
4k views

Problem with IE 9 Download Manager

I just noticed that since Windows Update auto downloaded a new update for the latest version of Internet Explorer 9, the built in download manager stops downloading videos (any video, from any site) ...
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1answer
918 views

How to stop flatmates consuming all your bandwidth with downloads?

So, you live in a flat with 3 other people and in a typical weekend internet navigation as much voip is pretty much useless. You do some tracking and finds out all flavours of downloads; torrents, ...
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0answers
177 views

What application is accessing the internet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Monitor all and any internet traffic from my home PC - what should I use? A little background: I live in South Africa. And here we pay for internet. And we pay ...
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1answer
6k views

How to prevent an account from downloading in Windows 7

Is there a way to prevent accounts from downloading files in Windows 7?
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2answers
465 views

Downloading a large site with wget

I'm trying to mirror a very large site but wget never seems to finish properly. I am using the command: wget -r -l inf -nc -w 0.5 {the-site} I have downloaded a good portion of the site, but not ...
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0answers
208 views

Looking for internet traffic manager software for Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prioritize bit torrent traffic I have 128 KB/s (1 Mbit/s) internet connection. Not quite fast for downloading big files, but it is okay for internet browsing. When I ...
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4answers
424 views

Save Website To Disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an entire website Hello everyone! I have a very poor internet connection when I'm living at home. The only time I have a good internet is at ...
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1answer
60 views

How to download this video

http://37signals.com.nyud.net:8080/images/svn_posts/photoshop_mockup.mov. it's a 30 mb video but when i start downloading it's finished under 1 mb every time. What is the problem ?
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2answers
553 views

can router configuration cause decreasing of download rate?

My download speed got crazy since I changed the router's IP. But nothing got fixed after doing a factory reset. The speed was 1024 kb/s (128 kB/s) but it is 200kb/s (max) right now. I mean it ...
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3answers
2k views

How to get higher download rate than upload rate

i'm using bandwidthplace.com to measure my internet speed. And here it is: Download Speed: 422 kbps (52.8 KB/sec transfer rate) Upload Speed: 202 kbps (25.3 KB/sec transfer rate) Can you please ...
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3answers
3k views

Downloading a file from the Internet in Standby Mode?

I'm using BitTorrent for downloading whenever I don't use my laptop. Can I have downloading from the Internet when my laptop is in Standby Mode or something to cutback electricity using ? P.S: I'm ...
0
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1answer
428 views

Circumvent proxy filter that disables the download of EXE files

Do you know of a way to download exe files although the web proxy has a filter in place not to allow this? I have searched for a feature web site that does automatic file renaming. That should ...
0
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1answer
150 views

How to continue downloads in ubuntu in firefox?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 9.10, because I get higher download rates when I use this OS. But the download rate is not consistent. How can I save the current download, because when I do it in XP, a ...
2
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2answers
4k views

what are different connection speed ratings?

I've heard different terms advertised for connection speeds . What are common ones today and what do they mean?
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2answers
292 views

Can I control bandwidth allotment?

Is there an application or any tweak that can do that? I mean putting more concentration of bandwidth on downloads rather than uploads.
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6answers
306 views

How different is downloading a file from accessing a webpage?

I ask because here I have download speeds which are like 1MBps while the web pages take a very long time to load (definitely not 1 MBps). I guess accessing a webpage is basically requesting it from a ...