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How to check whether my ISP is throttling my torrent/streaming speed? [duplicate]

I have exactly the same problem as this one, but unfortunately no helpful answer was provided, and the OP accepted a non-answer! So I guess I should ask again, here. Recently I am having streaming ...
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How can I log bandwidth used and throttle speeds on Windows home network?

I am researching a mobile satellite internet solution (I know it's terrible, I have my reasons). The plans are slow and they have harsh bandwidth limits. I'm a single user that is spoiled by home and ...
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Location Based Bandwidth Throttling In Live Update?

In Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.4 (RU4), we've been having an issue with Live Update smashing the links to our smaller sites. I've done a bit of digging around Symantec's site, but can't figure ...
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Why is DNS the first thing to go when my connection is busy?

It seems like whenever I have reached the apparent limits of my download/upload rate (or just been throttled), the first thing that will start to slow or timeout completely is DNS lookups. Normally I ...
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How can I detect if an online backup service is doing IP-based throttling?

I live on a campus in the US and I am trying to understand why my upload speed to the online backup service Backblaze on area Y of the campus is 10 times slower than on area X of the campus (20000 vs ...
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Low CPU performance with low usage and clock - Windows 8.1

I recently deleted everything from my PC and reinstalled Windows 8.1 from scratch. When I first booted into Windows everything was extremely slow though the CPU usage was very low (about 1%). After ...
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Linux: run bandwidth throttler daemon (trickled) on start-up

I want to run the bandwidth throttler trickled automatically on boot up. (Raspbian OS on the Raspberry Pi). What methods are there, and which one(s) are standard practice? The options I've found are ...
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trickle: throttle all programs: works for statically linked executables?

I want to use trickle on Raspbian. It seems it can be used when running an executable as follows: trickle -u {up} -d {down} {program} And it can also be used for all applications. e.g.: ...
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Window Server 2012 throttling incoming IPv6 network file sharing operations

Short version IPv4 download from server: fast IPv4 upload to server: fast IPv6 download from server: fast IPv6 upload to server: slow Full version I am copying files from a GBe desktop to a GBe ...
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How to choose an upper CPU temperature limit?

I just wrote a script to throttle a heavy number-crunching program, to prevent the CPU from overheating. I can set any upper temperature limit, and successfully keep the CPU always below that limit. ...
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Overheat VAIO VGN-AW31ZJ; 100°C everywhere [closed]

Lately my laptop is always overheated and, to avoid shouting downs, it's always throttling. Any hint about how i can solve this issue? It's out of warranty so i prefer to do it on my own at first.
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test isp for bandwidth throttling

As of late youtube has been slow to load like 30-45 seconds in it will pause and buffer for 2-3 min. this happens on my wifes mac , my desktop and my work laptop so im pretty sure its not a hardware ...
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Can ISP's (Like Verizon) throttle specific sites? [closed]

I have Verizon FIOS and have noticed that in the past month YouTube has been buffering videos so slowly that it's at the point where I have to let the video load for 15 minutes before watching half of ...
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How to set thermal throttling lowest CPU clock on Linux?

I am having huge problems with thermal throttling on my Thinkpad T420 with Core i7 and Nvidia Quadro. When the throttling starts I get the kernel message: [42544.677294] [Hardware Error]: Machine ...
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How to read and save BIOS from GeForce GT630M to change throttle temperature in Acer V3

ORIGINAL POST Please skip to EDIT Hello I am using the Acer V3-571G which has set GPU throttling temperature to really low value(lower than other manufacturers) it makes GPU useless it throttles ...
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Stop GPU core throttling in Acer V3-571G which makes graphics card useless

I have bought Acer V3-571G it has GeForce GT630.Games are running superb... but just for a 2-3 minutes until this card warms up. I have updated BIOS from 1.08 to 1.13 and the memory stopped throttling ...
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What capabilities to look for a wifi router to avoid clogging?

I am looking for a new wireless router that should automatically distribute available bandwidth to all users connected (up to 10 via wifi), particularly avoiding situations where some (one) user sucks ...
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How to control bandwidth in Firefox?

I share my internet connection, which is very slow, with two friends. When one of us tries to watch a video or download something, he usually "eats up" all the bandwidth. All of us use Firefox and ...
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How to affectively diagnose ISP throttling (or other ISP related issues) and what to do about it?

My question is a bit general but I assume there has to be a good, specific answer to my problem. I, like many, am beginning to wonder if my ISP is throttling my home internet connection. I'm not so ...
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How can I “throttle” an application so that it doesn't use 100% CPU?

I use Arch Linux. I run the closed-source application Spotify. Recently, it's been displaying a very nasty bug though where it will use 100% of my CPU. My computer has been having some cooling ...
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Can I throttle downloads in Firefox 12?

How can I throttle my downloads in Firefox 12? Like a global setting, "Maximum download speed: 20kbps". And thereby every download would share that maximum download pool of 20kbps.
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Why is Windows 7 throttling my laptop CPU?

I have been dealing with this problem for months. The Computer Model: Dell XPS M1330 (specs found here; I have the full 4GB of RAM) Age: 3+ years OS: Windows 7 Professional x64 Problem ...
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Mumble, connection throttling/redirecting, and how to bypass it

My university has mechanisms in place to throttle/redirect the internet connection if it detects the use of utorrent, etc. The problem is that it also blocks the use of Mumble and Skype. I spoke with ...
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Is Windows 7 throttling my CPU?

I am hoping someone with more experience in Windows 7 can help me out. I have written a php script that utilizes curl_multi to do some spidering. This script runs on an install of WAMP. I originally ...
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Rate limiting uTorrent and Vuze on local network

I'm doing some research about these two clients and for that I need to have a small swarm (40+ clients) that acts just like a normal swarm. I managed to get some virtual machines up and running but ...
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How to throttle HTTP requests in Firefox?

When using the Web, I occasionally stumble on various (rather reasonable) DoS protection features used by the server administrators. Most commonly this happens when using Zotero which tends to ...
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How can I throttle Netflix' bandwidth usage?

My ISP enforces a monthly bandwidth cap of 250GB. Normally, that would be plenty, but Netflix is burning through my month's supply in about three weeks! How can I force Netflix to use less ...
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How to Tell if Internet Connection is being Throttled by Provider?

I am trying to figure out how to scientifically check and prove if my connection is being throttled by my Internet provider. Last time I asked them about this issue, they denied throttling and blamed ...
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throttling my own bittorrent traffic the hard way

I need to throttle in an almost binary way my bittorrent traffic. I have seen some posts on the subject on how to deal with nasty users - the answers are more targeted at how to make their life ...
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How to limit router bandwidth?

Is there a way to configure my (D-Link DIR-615) router to throttle down the allowed bandwidth after a certain amount of bandwidth has been used? For instance, I want my router to operate normally up ...
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checking the status of CPU throttling: whether ON or OFF

I am trying to install the ATLAS BLAS library which recommends that I turn if CPU throttling to do the install. How do I check if my CPU throttling is ON or OFF? I tried the suggestion of Code: ...
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How can I control the internet sharing speed in my network?

I want to share my Internet connection with my neighbors and control the speed I share with them. Is it possible? Please elaborate.
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NVIDIA GPU throttling? (8800 GTS - card runs super hot)

I have an NVIDIA 8800 GTS video card installed in my Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit PC. I don't run 3D apps or games all that frequently and as the card runs quite hot I'd like to see if it's possible to ...
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Setting up bandwidth throttling for ADSL with linux

I'm going to set up a new linux router for a company, and have to set up bandwidth throttling. They have an unlimited ADSL internet connection which will be shared between 2 businesses, one being ...
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Does Mac OS X throttle the RATE of socket creation?

This may seem programming related, but this is an OS question. I'm writing a small high performance daemon that takes thousands of connections per second. It's working fine on Linux (specifically ...
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How do I enable CPU throttling on an Athlon X2 4200+ under Windows 7?

My desktop computer is constantly running at 2200MHz even at idle load, and the fan is always at full speed. Cool'n'Quiet is enabled in the BIOS, but the options to set the Maximum and Minimum CPU ...
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Throttle network bandwidth per application in Mac OS X

I notice that iTunes seems to suck up all my bandwidth and doesn’t play nice with other applications that use the web when it's downloading. In fact, it doesn't even give itself enough bandwidth when ...
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How to check if your ISP does video throttling?

I’ve recently changed my ISP and noticed that I no longer can watch video sites like YouTube in real time; I need to wait for buffering first. On both ISPs, my speed was same 5 megabits per second. ...
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Virtual PC Is Throttling My Host's Gigabit LAN Connection to ~100Mbps

This is very strange: it seems whenever I have the Virtual PC Console running (I don't even need to have a Virtual Machine running), my gigabit network connection gets throttled to from ~500Mbps down ...
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COX throttling my internet connection, anything I can do?

So it appears that when cox notices an internet connection using a Bittorrent client, they throttle ALL internet for that customer. I just got home from being away for a few months, and the first day ...
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How can I throttle the bandwidth consumed by Windows Automatic Updates?

We have many Windows XP computers sharing one connection to the internet. These machines are set to download all available automatic updates and then prompt the user to install them. Whenever Patch ...
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ACPI Throttling in Ubuntu

I'm looking to throttle my cpu through the ACPI. I've read up on it, but I keep receiving permission denied statements. I have 8 available throttling states. Here are the outcomes of my atttempts: ...
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How can I make bandwidth intensive applications have lower priority than other apps like web browsing/skype

When using bandwidth intensive applications like FTP/bittorrent/newsgroups these will often use all available bandwidth and consequently things like web browsing/video streaming/skype calls will ...
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Remove Unknown Throttling by any means

My CPU is being throttled. I have no idea why or by what app, but when I fire up CoreTemp32.exe it shows my CPU at 100% and my frequency at 999 MHz. I have a Dual Core 2.3 GHz. My coworkers have ...
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What service can hold CPU at lowest frequency possible when on battery load under Ubuntu?

When I'm running on battery even with "performance" frequency scaling governor, something regularly lowers CPU speed to it's lowest value. I don't really want that, my AC strip usually in another room ...
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Bandwidth Throttle for linux

The Throttle Firefox extension doesn't work on linux. Is there a utility for linux that could throttle the bandwidth usage for a particular program/process, or even the entire system? Main usage ...
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How can I circumvent BitTorrent throttling?

My ISP is a reseller of Bell Canada DSL service. Bell uses Deep Packet Inspection for all of its users and resellers to limit the bandwidth consumed by P2P applications such as BitTorrent. Bell ...
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Can I reduce the CPU speed of my MacBook when on battery?

I've got a MacBook with a Core 2 Duo CPU. I've got CoreDuoTemp installed which can show the current speed of the CPU. It appears to always show: Mini : 1.0 GHz Maxi : 2.0 GHz Current : 2.0 GHz I ...