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Speed-up uTorrent when PC is idle?

Is it possible that uTorrent will use its max speed when there is no other internet activity in the PC? For example, if I'm using Firefox, uTorrent should be limited or have low priority for internet ...
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How do internet speed optimizers work (if they do at all)?

Are applications that claim to improve web speeds effective? If so, how? I would have guessed they were scammy, but I suppose if they can reroute traffic to a closer datacenter it might be possible?
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Internet download speed does not reach full speed unless more than one file downloaded

I have ADSL line and my download speed does reach full speed as it is used to be when I download one file at a time. When I called my ISP they told me I must download more than one file at the same ...
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Is it possible to increase my downloading speed on IDM?

I'm using 2g mobile service for internet so speed is very low. I got the 20-30 Kbs downloading on IDM and same time its gone under the 20 Kbs. So my question is there is nay way to stable the ...
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How to slowdown my internet connection to simulate 3G, WIFI, etc?

I wonder how can I slowdown my internet connection to test my application (not web application)? If I were at the browser I would use this, but that is not the case. I want to test cocoa/cocoa-touch ...
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1answer
545 views

Linksys Wireless N Router, Wireless vs Wired Internet Speed Issue

I have a Linksys wireless N router and I am having some issues with my internet speed. When wired to the router I get a down speed of about 20mbs, but when I switch to use wireless I get only 1mbs. ...
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Will cold weather slow my cable internet connection down?

Internet connection speed was fine up until about a month ago, when things started to get colder. Now things are barely dial-up speed, and getting worse. Is this a reasonable cause and effect, or ...
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How to Check the Internet Connection Speed in Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Quick way to check my broadband speed. I had internet connection in my home. Its connected by wire with modem(LAN Connection). Now i want to check the internet speed in ...
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771 views

My internet connection just got really slow - How can I troubleshoot it?

A few days ago my connection became really slow. I have DSL which should be 3mb down and 768k up. I'm lucky if I get 768k down and 200k up. It sucks. I called my ISP, Verizon and they did some sort of ...
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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 ...