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Bandwidth tag should be used when asking questions about data transfer rates over various data buses or network protocols.

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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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How to limit inbound SMB bandwidth?

Prologue: This is not a duplicate question. There are many questions and answers about that subject, but I haven't found a single one which deals with inbound traffic and provides a reasonable answer. ...
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Way to limit bandwidth of programs on Windows?

Is there a technique in Windows that can selectively limit bandwidth of a running process?
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Monitoring Internet data from modem

I'm about to get a new ADSL internet connection and the data available is split between me and two other housemates. As i am going to be the Administrator, i was wondering if there is any way to ...
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What is the difference between bandwidth and bit rate?

I have seen two definitions for bandwidth: "For a transmission medium, the range of signal frequencies it may transmit" and "The maximum amount of data that can be transmitted in a network." So they ...
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throttling bandwidth for a specific app

I only use slack in linux for chats and messages, not for calls. Yet, I see it eating my network bandwidth to a crazy level for past few days. It may be having something in the background or maybe it'...
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Slow bandwidth with iperf3 when using Windows but Linux runs at full speed

I have a DigitalOcean Droplet that shares a gigabit connection and my college dorm fortunately also has gigabit connection. I noticed data transfers between the two were quite slow so I ran iperf3 ...
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What causes the unusual high upload when connected to a VPN?

I've noticed an unusual high usage of my upload, whenever a download is running. The upload is usually somewhere 5-10% of the download bandwidth usage. I assume the VPN connection itself requires ...
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D-Link DIR-850L QoS not working

Quality of Service is not working on my router. My seedbox (Xios) is set to the lowest priority and does not get throttled as it should when any of the higher priority devices require more bandwidth, ...
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Monitor USB device bandwidth usage

I bought a HDMI capture card that is plugged in with USB 3.0. (Elgato HD60S) I would like to know how much data is put through that USB connection. For example when transferring data to external hard ...
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Limit Microsoft Teams video bandwidth

Microsoft Teams use all bandwidth available to maintain maximum video quality. I'm monitoring bandwidth with Centreon : if 6Mb is available, it will use it. Of course, it cause problems. I want to ...
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How to force SQL server to use maximum network bandwidth

I have a program written in Delphi that uses SQL Server 2008 as database engine. I am on a p2p link provided by two nano station m5. When I run a specific query inside of the program, the network ...
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Disabling WMM causes Wi-Fi Speeds to drop to 14Mbps

So due to certain problems with my Android Device I decided to disable WMM in my router settings (which fixes the problem) But after disabled the total speed of the Wi-Fi is reduced to a extremely low ...
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How to view only text from a website [closed]

Is it possible that when a website is opened only text data is displayed, i.e. no images, advertisements etc. so that it takes less time to load the website? Is there a browser that supports this?
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Are we still limited by TCP Windows Scaling when we want to fully utilize download speed from far away servers?

According to this website, as soon as round-trip time is increased, we lose a bit of our real-time capacity throughput to distant servers using default TCP Window size of 64KB. My network bandwidth is ...
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Is it feasible to use an EdgeRouter or iPFire for traffic shaping on the WAN side of a UniFi USG 3P?

I need to limit the transmit rate of my UniFi USG router because wired devices on my network are overloading my WISP's SM ("radio"). This article about setting traffic bandwidth limits in ...
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Do devices on the LAN side and WAN side of a router adjust to a slow connection?

I use a Wireless ISP in a rural area and am curious why some incoming or outgoing traffic overloads my Internet connection. For example, if my iPhone has Background Refresh enabled it causes a ...
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record PCIe Bandwidth Utilization with nvidia-smi

I have a couple of questions regarding the utilization of the PCIe and nvidia-smi: What is exactly the PCIe Bandwidth Utilization shown in the Nvidia X server. I did not find any direct explanation ...
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QOS and home networking, packet prioritization

I recently had a phone call with a tech rep over at Thinkorswim (a stock trading platform) who, after looking at my app usage, said that Thinkorswim was low on the QOS ladder and therefore could be ...
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Home security system affecting network bandwidth

So I reached out my network operator about the slow bandwidth (sometimes slow) that I have at home, and they said that my home security system (HSS) may affect the network bandwidth! Note that my HSS ...
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How can I manage bandwidth consumption of GoToMeeting?

GoToMeeting sessions hog all my networks bandwidth... I have business class cable and other video/audio apps (e.g. Skype, Google Hangouts or Webex) work properly. In a session yesterday, I initially ...
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How can I find out the USB Bandwidth usage of device in Windows 10

I want to view the USB bandwidth usage of different devices on my Windows 10 laptop (1607). I found this article from Microsoft which advises to check in Device Manager, however the Advanced tab ...
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Check Bandwidth utilization of specific application or process in windows 7

I want to know is there any command-line tool (windows built-in or 3rd party), that can be used to check bandwidth utilization of a particular process or executable? For example, i want to check ...
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Netflix bandiwth usage changes when using router and hotspot

I came across a strange situation at a friend's home. She has a Samsung smart-tv with Netflix on it, which connects to the Internet with a 4G router through WiFi. In this setup the bandwidth is as ...
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How to Monitor visited Websites on Thomson 585 v7

My home WiFi is being used by many devices, and they are taking all bandwidth, I wanna know which sites they are using, so I can block those sites in Parental control. In the web interface there's no ...
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Is there any relation between the “transmission rate” R(bandwidth bps) and “propagation rate” of a signal?

Is there any relation between the "transmission rate" R(bandwidth bps) and "propagation rate" of a signal? As per my understanding bandwidth is basically how much data travels ...
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Can you suffer bufferbloat when using only 1/4th of your bandwidth?

As the title suggests, is it possible to have bufferbloat without hitting your max download or upload speeds (on Ethernet)? I have recently moved into a new house and asked for the internet to be ...
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IPv6 consistently slower on my network

This is more of a theoretical question than a practical one, but my ISP gives me a dynamic IPv4 address and a /56 IPv6 prefix. When running bandwidth checking tools, I see that I consistently get a 2-...
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Why does my internet get disabled during an upload to YouTube?

If I start a file download before starting the video upload then the download will continue at full speed while the video uploads, but if I try to navigate to any webpage on any device on my network ...
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Convert USB 2.0 signal to true USB 3.0

I have a laptop which has one USB 2.0 host controller and one USB 3.0 host controller. I have many USB 2.0 devices connected (both to USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports) and I am experiencing bandwidth issues. So ...
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How to track down a process or potential virus that is eating my bandwidth on Windows 10?

I'll try my best to explain. I was on a rush today, so I downloaded something from a source I didn't know. I didn't double check (yep, my bad) and run the executable. I didn't explicitly run it as an ...
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What is “inetinfo.exe” and how can I disable it permanently?

I am currently using Windows 7. A process named inetinfo.exe is slowing down my laptop. It is eating all my bandwidth and I can not use my bandwidth at other activities which are important to me, ...
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Error: No response from the remote server

I am an ISP and have almost 80 users. I am using powerbeams to users at some distance. For few days I am facing an issue that few users from the same side lose their internet connection for few ...
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What's the maximum typical speed possible with 802.11n WiFi for local network file transfer?

I know that: the theoritical limit of 802.11n Wifi is 450 Mbps in the 5Ghz band (that I use), the router reports a 450 Mbps speed (using nirsoft's great tool WifiInfoView) Windows reports a 300 ...
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Adding both Delay + Bandwidth restrictions via TC

I'm trying to set both delay + bandwidth to tc. However I can't add two rules without running into. Error: Exclusivity flag on, cannot modify. I want both: tc qdisc add dev enp5s0f0 root tbf rate ...
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Does a bigger WiFi channel bandwidth reduce range?

Out of habit, I'm always choosing the smallest channel bandwidth in my WiFi setups to optimize range rather than throughput. Now I keep reading that the channel width does not affect range. A long ...
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Recommended 10Gb NIC in PCIe 4.0 1x slot? [duplicate]

I've been trying to figure this out for some time, and lots of googling has seen lots of discussion but no actual answers that I can find. I'm the happy owner of an AMD Ryzen system on an ASUS TUF ...
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How to reduce Zoom meeting data consumption on Windows 10 PC?

My internet bandwidth consumption is approaching the ISP cap. I checked bandwidth consumption and found that by far the heaviest user is a laptop (laptop A) used for ZOOM meeting (school), using 13GB ...
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If everybody uses the 5GHz WiFi band, won't it have the same issues as the 2.4GHz band?

Recently, I've had many issues with my home WiFi connection. I purchased a WiFi extender that works only in the 2.4GHz frequency, only to realize that the 2.4GHz band in my house is extremely slow ...
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Single band wifi extender with dedicated backhual channel, without halving user bandwidth?

I am trying to understand how wifi and wifi extender works on a super high level. Some wifi extenders (such as Netgear Orbi) are advertised with tri-band, and saying a dedicated band is used for ...
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Optimum usage ratio for broadband [closed]

A headteacher I friend has asked my advice regarding how to optimise broadband usage in anticipation of another covid lockdown.The current speed is about 100GB and at peak usage there are about 200 ...
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Router speed not matching my ISP speed

My ISP recently upgraded me to 150 mbps, I can only get close to this if I wire directly from the modem to my computer. If I wire through my router it maxes at 55, the router model is Linksys E1550, ...
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What is the speed and detail operation when several devices do a Speedtest in an MU-MIMO router simultaneously?

I have read a lot of articles that try to explain how MU-MIMO works, but I still can't figure out how the below picture works. It shows that MU-MIMO Wi-Fi allows every device to have an ISP speed ...
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Converting pice 3.0 x24 slot to pcie 4.0 x16, possible?

This is for a high bandwidth ssd. I know I can plug the pcie 4.0 card into a pcie 3.0 x16 port directly, but then I would be stuck at the bandwidth of pice 3.0 x16 which wouldn t be able to exploit ...
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Optimize Performance of Google WiFi and CenturyLink 1Gbps Fiber

I had Google Wifi and it really works well. A few months ago I switched to CenturyLink 1Gbps Fiber service and overall I have been very satisfied with that as well. I have seen other posts of serious ...
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RT-AC88U bandwidth limiter affect device that's not in the list

I set an Android phone to have a bandwidth limit of up\down 10Mbps in Asus RT-AC88U. Apparently this setting affect the bandwidth of a wired connected laptop. The laptop is not even in the bandwidth ...
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Limit bandwidth used by Windows Update

I have a Windows 8 (64-bit, not Pro) machine, and I want to limit the Internet bandwidth available to Windows Update. I read about BITS and GPMC methods, but I don't know how to open the BITS window, ...
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Why does LetsEncrypt consume so much bandwidth

I was looking at my traffic patterns for my home network. Below is a screenshot my bandwidth for various destinations in the past 30mins as seen on my EdgeOS dashboard. Why is Lets Encrypt's ingress/...
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How do I detect network traffic, and dynamically throttle a server's connection?

I have a Raspberry Pi running a computer program that requires a lot of network bandwidth. In order to prevent the Raspberry Pi from using up all of our bandwidth provided by the ISP, I want to ...
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Does internet speed mean per device or per modem?

When my ISP says my internet speed is 50mbps, does that mean each device I have in my household can receive up to 50mbps at once, or does that mean the sum total all the devices is up to 50mbps? Also ...

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