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    Limwire adversely affecting download and upload speeds

    This is a discussion on Limwire adversely affecting download and upload speeds within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Hi Haven't posted for a while which is a testament to 18 months reliable MID service (3.7Mbps download and about ...

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      Unhappy Limwire adversely affecting download and upload speeds

      Hi

      Haven't posted for a while which is a testament to 18 months reliable MID service (3.7Mbps download and about 350 kbps).

      Downloaded Limewire Pro version 5 (paid version) and it now seems that everything is much slower to load. Router stats haven't changed but indpendent speed checkers reflecting between 1-2Mbps download.

      I will follow up on Gnutella forum but has anyone noticed the same phenomenon? If so, were you able to tweak settings etc.

      Many thanks

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      Re: Limwire adversely affecting download and upload speeds

      Have you tried uninstalling it and see if there is a difference.

      To be honest if you are using Limewire, or any other P2P client, you are always at risk of picking up nasties.

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      Re: Limwire adversely affecting download and upload speeds

      Thanks.

      Didn't realise that Limewire was set to start automatically. When I tweaked the settings the speed was restored.

      Thanks again.

      L

     

     

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