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    slow download speeds

    This is a discussion on slow download speeds within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; need some help big time here i seem to be getting slow download speeds when downloading freeware from sites like ...

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      slow download speeds

      need some help big time here

      i seem to be getting slow download speeds when downloading freeware from sites like realplayer etc yet my speed-test states over5000kbs iam at my wits end with this sky-broadband iam connected to my sagem router using my apple mac airport for instance when downloading torrents they are really fast like 300kbs so whats the difference sorry forgot to say download speeds are only around 15-20kbs/ps


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      Re: slow download speeds

      chances are its a wireless issue - have you tried wired?
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      Useful Sticky: - How To Obtain Your Router Stats, BT Speed Test, Check For Test Socket

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      Re: slow download speeds

      Are you downloading torrents when you try other downloads? If so the torrents are gobbling up your bandwidth.

      TomD


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      Useful Utilites

      http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

      Note - When downloading always select the Custom install or you will end up with stuff you don't want.





     

     

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