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Download manager to speed up download

Question: Download manager to speed up download

I need a download manager which will speed up the download.I am using Download accelerator plus,but the problem is when any thing getting downloaded other sited takes huge time to open.'Pls help

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Preferred Solution: Download manager to speed up download

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Can anyone enlighten me on why my DSL test shows my download speed should be in the 200-300kbps range and then seconds later I try to download an actual file (for example in the 25MB range) and the download window shows 19-35kbps and takes 30 minutes?
I have tried the DSL Company suggestion of shutting down and turning off modem and restarting. that worked for a while but not anymore.

Answer:Discrepancy between test download speed and true download speed

You need to consider the upload speed of the file server you are accessing. You can only download from someone as fast as they are willing or able to upload to you There may be heavy demand on the server, they may lack the bandwidth to provide a faster upload to you or may even have an upload cap to save bandwidth (and money).

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anyone have any idea how the download accelerator software can speed up the download speed connections?

Answer:how the download accelerator software can speed up the download speed connections?

it opens multiple download streams to the same file. Each stream downloads only one part of the file. the app then reconstructs the file once all streams are completed.

its similar to Bit Torrent technology.

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Are there any alternative download links for the drivers? Current links are very slow for me.
I want to download video card driver, wich is 280MB, and it takes ages.

Answer:Slow drivers download speed - alternative download links

Toshiba EU driver page:

Toshiba Australian driver page:

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For some reason programs and files are taking a very long time to download (about 30 kbps), but youtube plays fine, I can go to any website and troubleshooting shows nothing wrong. I went to and I'm averaging about 12 mbps so files should be downloading fast.

At this point I'm stumped. This PC has a fresh install of Windows 7, up-to-date. It is a Dell OptiPlex 780.

I should have also mentioned that the Network drivers are also up-to-date.

Answer:12 mbps download speed, but programs take a long time to download

are you using torrents ? you might be throttled

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Ok i have been downloading rapidshare links with flashget for years, then about 2 weeks ago My Acer Laptop Aspire 4520 (vista home basic) started to crash..Now whenever i use flashget to download (i have premium account) paste all urls and press start then it downloads fine for maybe 10 mins then my vista just freezes and crashes and restarts....i have tried this on flashget 1.73 and latest version all the i then tried internet download manager 5.14 same thing happens, finally i tried orbit downloader and it happens with that too......wht the heck is hapened please help..i am using an acer aspire 4520 laptop with windows vista home basic...i could always download great until 2 weeks i can only get 10 - 15 mins tops and downloads i pay for every month have just been wasted this month...i have run every virus, spy ware scanner there is including, kaspersky, spy bot and avg & adware no infections!!!! i am at a loss please help??? I Have tried using your uninstaller and removed flashget and IDM and reinstalled but same issue...
ps vista and internet is fine only when i try and download.

i hope you can help, many thanks in advance


Acer Aspire 4520 , AMD Turion 64
1GB Ram, 80GB Hard drive, NVIDIA Geforce 7000m/nforce 610m
external usb 250 GB Hard drive

Answer:Vista crashes everytime i try and download rapidshare files with any download manager

Any ideas anyone please, my mkonthly downloads i pay for are being wasted please help i am at a loss.......

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Hi guys, I've searched for this but couldn't find the solution. The problem is that after a few 20 or so. The download on my Windows 7 stops working...Take a look at the picture.
It says connecting and the lights on the modem start blinking as if it is downloading but it doesn't. I can still browse websites but can't download even in Opera, Mozilla or IE. I've been using Spybot and KIS [Kaspersky Internet Security] for 4 years now, so I don't think there is a problem of virus or malware. Please help!

Answer:Download stops working in Windows7, Internet Download Manager, Everywhere

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Hi guys, I've searched for this but couldn't find the solution. The problem is that after a few 20 or so. The download on my Windows 7 stops working...Take a look at the picture.

It says connecting and the lights on the modem start blinking as if it is downloading but it doesn't. I can still browse websites but can't download even in Opera, Mozilla or IE. I've been using Spybot and KIS for 4 years now, so I don't think there is a problem of virus or malware. Please help!

Answer:Download stops working in Windows7, Internet Download Manager, Everywhere

Guys, I've updated KIS to 2010 and I think it is the problem as I exited the application and then started the download on IDMan. It started to work. But why KIS is doing this. Is there any settings problem with the firewall?? The problem still continues with KIS turned on.!!!!

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I'm using a slow network and need to download windows 10 iso file with IDM for the sake of resume ability. Media creation tool gave me too many challenges because of this slow network.

Anyone with links to download either the 64bit ISO or preferably one with both architecture?
I want to leave my computer downloading overnight.

Thank you for your help guys.

Answer:Windows 10 iso download link using internet download manager? Slow net

Hello mwaramba,

OPTION ONE below has the direct download links for a Windows 10 ISO file.

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I Installed Explorer 10 on my Windows 7 Pro 64 bit yesterday everything seems fine with the exception of download manager. When downolading files it completes download then says running security scan after that says files has virus and deletes the file so I am now unable to download files. I checked known safe sites such as NVidia and get same issue onall sites. This did not exisit until installing IE 10

Answer:Explorer 10 Download Manager not allowing complete download

As a follow up I did a reeset and selected recommended settings still same result

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I've been using IDM (6.25 build 3 most recently) happily for quite some time. For Christmas I purchased an online class which streams (?) from a .com website. I paid $128 for the class which remains online. Although I can view it anytime, I'd like to have it on my hard drive so I can put it on my laptop and watch it in bed instead of sitting at my desktop computer. Also I've purchased classes in the past and the website went out of business and *poof* my purchased classes went with them!!

When I use IDM to download the .flv file and play it back using Windows media player, I only get video.

Can anyone suggest:
-- what's going wrong?
-- a solution
-- another program I can use?

Thanks for the assist!

Answer:Internet Download Manager Plays Only Audio For .flv Download

IDM is currently at 6.25 build 12. IDM only downloads files it doesn't play them. That's the job of your media player. An alternate media player you might try is VLC available at Major Geeks.

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Ill cut a long story short. I need a video from youtube as i promised someone Id get it for them. FDL won't let me download them but it would a few days ago


Answer:Can't Download Videos With Free Download Manager

Try this one.

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any idea ?..
My Free Download Manager can't download any EXE file. Every i clicked download the status always showed message that "*.exe - Stopped"

Answer:Download Manager can't download any application file

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2. Disconnect from the Internet.
3. Disable your present antivirus software.
4. Remove your present antivirus software.
5. Install and run the MalwareBytes Quick Scan (remove any bad guys)
6. Reconnect to Internet.
7. Update MalwareBytes.
8. Run malwarebytes quick scan again.(remove any bad guys)
9. Download and Install Microsoft Security Essentials.

Now I advise you disable MalwareBytes and only enable again when and if you need it..

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A free download manager designed to integrate seamlessly with Windows 7 is now available from Microsoft. Dubbed the Microsoft Download Manager, the utility is designed, as the label implies, to help users administer their downloads beyond the boundaries of the browser. More often than not, downloading very large files can be problematic, especially in the context of an unreliable connection. It is precisely in scenarios like these that a download manager will carry out any download tasks to the end, unlike browsers missing this functionality.

?The Microsoft Download Manager enables you to download files from the Internet in a more reliable and faster way than using a browser alone. Using the Download Manager makes it easier to download large files such as an application or multimedia files,? Microsoft explained.

According to the Redmond company, the Microsoft Download Manager comes to the table with support not only for Windows 7, but also for Windows Vista and Windows XP SP2 and SP3. Microsoft Download Manager was designed to work with Internet Explorer 8, IE7 and IE6 but also with Firefox 3 and Firefox 2.

Source -
Download Free Windows 7 RTM Download Manager - From Microsoft - Softpedia

Answer:Download Free Windows 7 RTM Download Manager

It's the worst download manager i have ever used.

The worst download manager-seven forums

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I need a free program to repair damaged and broken jpgs, everytime I find one on google, I notice they come as a download manager and never actually download. Please helpwhy are we not getting email notifications anymore after the upgrade ?

Answer:where download free jpg repairer without a download manager

Use Softpedia.Fix your Corrupted JPEG Photos!

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Hello, from several days I'm struggling with an annoying issue. So, while downloading different files over the Internet with download manager my downloading in the certain point suddenly going down without any concrete reason. I have tried everything without any effects (even format), but I have only managed to get rid of this problem while sitting on virutal machine running Windows XP Professional SP3 but that's not the way for me. I have attached some screens showing what I have mean, maybe someone could help me because it's driving me insane...

1. Before.
2. After.

Answer:Download issues: Internet Download Manager

It looks you have a problem in IDM's dynamic file segmentation. Try to download the IDM again from its site, make a fresh install and check if the problem persists.

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Hi Guys,
I recently downloaded bbc iplayer, when I click on it, it - rightly says I have no programmes to watch.

I click through the "download programmes" button which brings me to the iplayer home page - so far so good.

I select (for example) TV, John Bishops Britain, then select download options, for iplayer desktop-"click" and ....drumroll, nothing, nyada, zilch!!

I de installed and reinstalled thinking perhaps there was a corrupt file somewhere, this made no difference.

I then selected download for windows media player and got this message;

Software upgrade required
To download BBC iPlayer programmes please upgrade your version of Windows Media Player. Click here to get the latest version from Microsoft.

So far as I can see for my OS (XP pro) wmp11 IS the latest version available and the one I'm using.

It's really quite frustrating, I have had no luck on the support site or, so far by trawling through the net looking for answers. Anyone got any ideas?

Thanks in anticipation and best regards,

Answer:BBC Iplayer download manager - wont download!!!

Instead of downloading it through the desktop program download them on line they should go strait to your Iplayer desktop
go to
go to the required show
scroll under the video
click "download options"
then "for iplayer desktop"

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TRUE BEGINNER  Windows 7, HP desktopI had a download manager then it suddenly stopped working.  I have deleted it , tried to reinstall it,  system restored more times then I can count but nothing seems to work. I get multiple error messages whenever I try to download any download manager or any other program.Here are just a few: server error occurred . . .; activation context generation failed . . . , RED ERROR . . .,  Error 5 . . .,  Setup was unable to create the directory (I tried every directory I had but it still wouldn't work),  Reg create Key EX failed; code 5I can download in Firefox using there down loader, but I can't get the programs to install.  When I hit finish I get the above error messages.If I am in the wrong forum would someone please tell me which one I need to go to.HELP!!!    I've been working on this for 4 days and I am at my wits end.Thank all of you,lin

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Download Ninja is a Internet Download Manager & Accelerator that not only dramatically increases download speed but also allows you to resume and restart stopped / broken downloads. Download Ninja speeds up your downloads by splitting each file into chunks logical chunks and downloading each chunk using a different connection to the server, the result of this is much more reliable and fast downloads.

Download Ninja is 100% free to use on as many computers as you like.


Resume Downloads
Resume your downloads after stopping without having to restart them from the beginning
Download Acceleration
Increase your download speed by up to 10 times by using multiple simultaneous connections
Clipboard Monitoring
Download Ninja monitors your clipboard so to add a download all you have to do is right click and copy the link
Sequential File Writing
Unlike other download managers, DownloadNinja downloads files from start to finish so you can begin to preview audio and video files before the download is complete
Drag and Drop Support
Drop new links directly onto Download Ninja to add the new download
Login / Password Manager
Securely keep track of your various website logins so they are automatically set using our encrypted login manager
Shred your downloaded files
Once you are finished with your downloaded files Download Ninja can shred both the data and the meta data ensuring that they can never be recovered, even using specialist recovery and foren... Read more

Answer:Download Ninja (new Internet download manager)

I'm going to try it, but have you used it @Littlebits ?

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Hey guys i am trying to download windows 7 RC but everytime the computer crashes download manager restarts the download.Any workarounds or anyway i can restart the download without having to do it all over again again??I mean It's 2.3 GB and seems impossible to download.

Answer:Solved: download manager breaks download

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Hey guys i am trying to download windows 7 RC but everytime the computer crashes download manager restarts the download.Any workarounds or anyway i can restart the download without having to do it all over again again??I mean It's 2.3 GB and seems impossible to download.

Answer:download manager breaks download

Download as a .torrent file. I will asume this is not illegal right?

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I had installed Free Download Manager. Since then I was unable to download any Zipped File attached to my mail. Why. Further downloading You Tube videos too is not always possible. Sometime it works, other times it stops after downloading about 134 KB. Is there some kind of conflict in FDM and any other Programme already installed on my computer. After Uninstalling FDM everything works fine.

Answer:Download Manager... Failure to Download Zip A

Use Internet download manager(IDM).We can not fight new wars with old weapons, let he who desires peace prepare for war - PROPHET.

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Hey guys i am trying to download windows 7 RC but everytime the computer crashes download manager restarts the download.Any workarounds or anyway i can restart the download without having to do it all over again again??I mean It's 2.3 GB and seems impossible to download.

Answer:download breaks despite download manager

Your computer stats (all kind) are not very helpful. What OS are you using.? Is your download manager a 3rd party software prog or are you using the capability of resuming downloads on the MS site? Another point... Every time my computer crashes??? Does that happen a lot? if so, you may have a whole different kind of problem.


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Hi all:

From the MS Store.
I bought a FULL VERSION Vista Home Premium DVD actual disc not the downloaded version.
With the right to a FULL VERSION Win 7 when it releases on Oct 22nd.

I am thinking of getting it by downloading it from MS.

My question is really Simple.

How do I burn the iso to disk after Downloading it with the Download Manager to make it Bootable as if I got the actual disk?

A friend of mine said he downloaded his his was Vista without the Download Manager and there were (3)- Separate files and couldn't figure out how to make it a bootable disk so he returned it for the actual media.

NOW if I download my Win 7 Full Version disk to my Drive using the download manager, WILL IT be a single iso file so that I can burn it as a bootable disk?

And if it is suppose to be 3- separate files then how do I go about combining them to make it bootable?

I'd hate to choose the download option and not be able to make use of it, Only to have to pay FULL Price for an actual copy.

When I could just get my Free Copy for the price of Shipping and of coarse tax.

Any advice or Links I'd be most Grateful......

Answer:How do I burn iso after download using download Manager

It should be a single ISO file.

How to burn an ISO image to disc..

Its simple really, download this, save it somewhere.

When its done downloading, go to the location you saved it, and extract the .zip file.

After that, open the folder it created and run 'IsoBurner'

Click on this;
Attachment 29934

Then locate the .iso file and select it.

Then burn it, you should also set the speed to the lowest possible to ensure their are no problems burning.

Sorry if its not that clear, I'm half awake about to go to sleep.

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Hi All

I hope someone out there can help me with this problem.

I am using a laptop in Cambodia and connecting to my ISP (Viettel) via a 3.5G Dongle. (Huewai E1550)
The ISP is a Vietnamese company and the customer support via their Cambodian subsidiary (Metfone) is effectively zero.

Here are my system details:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M CPU 420 @ 1.60GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1271 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 33738 MB, Free - 1189 MB;
Motherboard: DIXONSXP, ref.NO:G335-yymmdd-DI-01-00-FF-FF, 1.0, 00000001
Antivirus: avast! Internet Security, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

3.5G Dongle Huawei E1550 95% signal - Blue lights on dongle - 3.2 Mbits/s capable
I use Avast Internet Security and Comodo Firewall.
I have no viruses etc indicated by Avast
Browser Firefox 5.0

My problem is with the download speed when using Firefox (tried IE8 and same slow speed).
When I run I get a download speed of between 0.2 and 0.5 Mbits/s and the pages take annoyingly long to download. I have communicated with others on forums in Cambodia who are getting 2 to 2.5 Mbits/s when browsing using the same dongle and when I run my Vuze torrent downloader I also achieve 2 to 2.5 Mbits/s. So I know these speeds are achievable through my dongle in my prese... Read more

Answer:Browser Download Speed Less Than Upload Speed but Torrent Speed Superb

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I am brand new to these forums and I was just wondering how to check my internet Speed (mbps), download speed, and upload speed.

Is there a difference in all three?

Thanks alot for all of your help!

Answer:Checking Internet Speed/ Download Speed/ Upload Speed

You can get speed test, look on ur ISP site to see if they have one available or just search google and u should be able to find one. That will tell ur download speed. U can probably gets ones that test ur upload speed. Their should be a difference in all three, lol and btw i think its just two different types. Download speed is net speed(i think) and the other is upload speed. Download speed will be a lot faster in most cases. Dowloading is for dl things 2 ur comp etc and uploading is for uploading from u to other ppl.
Hope it helps

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium , Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+, x64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1917 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 , 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 333693 MB, Free - 268837 MB; D: Total - 9703 MB, Free - 2167 MB;
Motherboard: ECS , Iris8, 1.0 ,
Antivirus: Sunbelt VIPRE, Updated and Enabled

I'm having a problem with my download speeds. I don't have an ultra high connection, just 1.2 mb/s. My speed tests confirm that is exactly what I'm getting, but when I actually download something , it goes to 155kb/s and will go no higher. I've contacted my ISP and they say it's my computer. The speed test is showing what it should but I just can't get past 155. I've ran several malware, spyware and virus tests and they all come out clean. I'm at the end of my rope. Don't have a clue what to do next to get my speed up. This is what shows on IPCONFIG/ALL
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : David-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connect... Read more

Answer:Actual download speed problems but good ping and speed test

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I recently upgraded my internet service and found that speed test results from and were giving me download results that were ~ half of what I was supposed to be getting ( 9Mbs vs 16Mbs). I called the ISP and they suggested I restart in safe mode w/ networking and run the tests again. I did and the results of the test were surprising. I was getting the 16Mbs download speed that I signed up for. The tech suggested that I may be infected with something. I run several free programs (Mbam, avg, avast, ect.) to try to aviod these things, but it seems as though something may have gotten through. Any help that you guys may be able to provide would be greatly appreciated. Btw, no error messages and I am running Windows XP. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Pc speed test download speed significantly faster in safe mode

I take it MBam is updayted and run..Rerun MBAM (MalwareBytes) like this:Open MBAM in normal mode and click Update tab, select Check for Updates,when doneclick Scanner tab,select Quick scan and scan (normal mode).After scan click Remove Selected, Post new scan log and Reboot into normal mode.Next run ATF and SAS: If you cannot access Safe Mode,run in normal ,but let me know.Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".From your regular user account..Download Attribune's ATF Cleaner and then SUPERAntiSpyware , Free Home Version. Save both to desktop ..DO NOT run yet.Open SUPER from icon and install and Update itUnder Scanner Options make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):Close browsers before scanning.Scan for tracking cookies.Terminate memory threats before quarantining.Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program. DO NOT run yet.Now reboot into Safe Mode: How to enter safe mode(XP)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode.... Read more

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I moved into a city that has 1gbps fiber and I got it. I set my computer up to run Ubuntu or Windows 7 in the Ubuntu OS I have full speed, like 980mbps but in Windows I can only get around 370mbps, they informed me that it was a know issue which is why they carry around laptops with Ubuntu instead of windows to troubleshoot there system. Anyone have any clue on this, I cant even imagine where to start looking for the setting or fix. Thanks

Answer:Limited fiber download speed in windows 7 full speed in linux

1gbps is fantastic. I suspect the Windows problem is a driver problem. Did you check the Windows 10TP. Maybe they fixed it. But then, the really big chunks you can always download with Ubuntu. I envy you, LOL.

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i have a desktop which is linked to my husbands computer wirelessly. my system uses windows xp and i just discovered the downloadable digital games from the ea store. i install ea download manager onto my computer and then when i log in to it the two games i purchased say they are connecting and seem to be attempting to download. then i get an error message that says the computer lost connection during the download. that is as far as i have gotten. i have gone as far as uninstalling and reinstalling explorer 7 because the techs insist that the ea download was built off the microsoft explorer program and that maybe a file or something i've downloaded is giving me the error message. so i've gone through my computer deleting games and other programs that are rarely used because i have spent fifty dollars on two sims games that i cannot download from the ea store. please help.

Answer:cant download ea download manager

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Hi guys. I hope you can help on this issue I've been having with my internet connection, I don't know what to do...

I resently formatted my harddrive because my internet all of a sudden started being very slow but after the format it's still the same issue. Now I've tried plugging the connection line into my laptop and there there's no problem.

I am gettin' a slower download than upload...

I have a 10mb download/1 upload speed LAN connection. I ran a speed test on the same connection and on my stationary it shows like 250 kbs download and like 750 kbs upload, while on my laptop it shows like 8 Mbs download and 750 kbs upload... so what's the problem?

So far I've found out that it has nothing to do with the internet connection line or my NIC (I tried a brand new one and it was the same issue), it's not spyware or malware, it's not fragmented and under internet connections it says that I'm connected on a 100 Mb network card and there are no problems with any of the devices?

However I can see that if I open the job list, the download connection is very unstable going from up to 750 kb for a breif moment then falls to a halt at 0 kb... and moreover it says that I'm not using any percent of the network?

I'm on windows 7 and haven't had any problems before this, the rest of the system works just fine, but not the internet. If I try and download something it won't get higher than like 50 kb and then may... Read more

Answer:Solved: Slow download speed, upload speed is fine...

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I use Windows Vista SP2.I use the latest Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security(updated) and Malwarebytes (updated) and latest version of K9 web protection.I use IE9,Firefox 3.6.16 and Chrome 11.0 beta.I have a download speed of max 190-210 kBps and upload speed of 31-40 kBps.It has been working normally with fast surfing and downloading.Yesterday I saw a weird thing,I usually download through torrents.I saw my downloads are happening,but no sites are opening.Even Google was once or twice opening very slowly.So please tell me what is happening?

Answer:Extremely slow browsing speed but fast download speed????

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I have this very annoying problem and I'm really out of hopes. I don't know what to do anymore. I'll make a summary of the problem and will be as concise as possible

So I have this Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop with a broadband connection (direct cable, no router) and 3 weeks ago I reinstalled my Windows. Everything went well until 2 weeks ago when the internet speed went down, dial-up like. Pages won't load, and if they do they load just partially. I called my ISP and they said they had no problem. I couldn't find any solution so I thought maybe, some sort of virus or spyware is doing this so I formated the whole hard-disk and did a clean install of Windows.

Unfortunatelly nothing changed, the download speed is the same. Here is a evaluation:

Drivers are up to date, no windows firewall, no antivirus and no windows update. The ISP support guy told me to deactivate IPv4 and IPv6 from Local Area Connection, but nothing changed. I did a TCP/IP reset which raised my down speed to almost 1 Mb, but after a few minutes it went back to "dial-up". With the down speed being the same, Speedtest sometimes shows me upload speed in between 50-70 Mb which is unbelievable (I will make a ss next time I see this).

And the very weird thing is that I have another netbook (pretty weak config, Intel Atom CPU, 2 GB RAM) and with the same cable it has normal speed (the kind of speed I had on this Dell too). An... Read more

Answer:[SOLVED] Very slow Download speed, Very High Upload speed

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

Lets first try this:

Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Now click on Network and Internet and in this window click Internet options.
Now click on the connections tab and select the button to never dial a connection.
Now click Apply and click OK.

Try if this works

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First off, my specs:
Adapter: Realek RTL8188EE 802.11bgn Wifi Adapter
Router: Linksys/Cisco WRT400N (Known to have connection issues in the past, but I explain why this probably isn't a factor.)
Not sure what else is needed...

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 7964 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 926548 MB, Free - 844054 MB; D: Total - 26525 MB, Free - 2684 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1966
Antivirus: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2013, Updated and Enabled

So, I'll boot up my laptop and everything will work fine. My download speeds will be somewhere near 20-25 mb/s and uploads are around 4-5 mb/s. I'll also ping test my computer with no packet loss, a ping around 20 and jitter around 1-3%. It all looks great and dandy (Pics below). Except, after about 15 to 20 minutes, my download speeds will dropoff to about 20-50 kb/s and my ping test goes through the roof to about 70-90 with jitter near 70%... Not good at all.

Now, I have the suspicion this is being caused by my internal wifi adapter (the Realtek), because when I use another external usb adapter (TP Link TL-WN722N) my speeds never fluctuate and I have no problem, ever.

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Hi, my problem is that i have low download speed and fast upload speed. My brother have 17 download speed and 16 upload speed on wifi (he have also notebook) and i have download speed 2,5 and upload speed 16. We were trying at the same time.

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Answer:lenovo U510 low download speed fast upload speed

hi Delian
Thanks for Posting!
try checking these
Change Encryption Support
Right-Click on the Wi-fi signal icon on the lower right corner of the screen, Select Open Network and Sharing Center.
Cick on your Wireless network on the main page.

3. Click on Wireless Properties.4. Click on Security Tab.5. If applicable, change the Encryption type to TKIP and test.

Then check the Speed again.
Let me know your findings

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i have a problem last 1 downloas speed well..but browseing speed slow.i playing online movie. its soo low its too pain full.i cant under stand why?..i am from srilanka.internet line ADSL.. prolink router..512KB/s line..plz help me.

Answer:fast download speed but browseing speed slow.

Hi, welcome to this forum!

Please visit this site to measure the real speed of the connection. When done please post the results here.
Internet providers (who gives you the internet) usually make an offer of x speed internet but they only guarantee you to get much less. So the speed might change up and down sometimes. If the internet is still very slow please read the details of your agreement with the internet provider. But first give us the speed results from that site

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ok i have tried downloading things on BOTH IE and firefox and they go at a third of my normal speed. when i go to normal sites it goes the normal speed. ive gone to speed test and the results are normal. whenever i used utorrent it goes at normal as well.

i have two computers and the problem is on both but it seems to be worst on my xp than my vista computer. the xp goes one third speed for download but the vista go 9/10 of the full speed.

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Hi everyone,
At first I noticed a slow down with my ISP (Verizon FIOS) from 15mb/s to 6-7mb/s, but the upload speed is unaffected. So, I called my ISP they told me could be an issue with the Windows that I am using.
Then I called MS regarding the network issue, however they told me that my license has expired is not under warranty for technical support. Here I am asking for some help.

Some of the thing that the ISP done was conducting some test:
Buffer size:261360 bytes
Receive size: 66608 bytes
Their ISP network technician told me that the Receive size was too low and causing problem to the download speed, but the upload speed is still good.

So, anyone who have any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Download speed is limited, but upload speed is fine

are you using a router?
if yes, try bypassing the routing by plugging directly into the modem.

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Recently my desktop has experienced very slow download speeds (~0.11 Mbps), however the upload speed appears to be in line (~2.0Mbps). These numbers are taken from Comcast's speed test (my ISP). It is obviously a problem with my PC because everything else on the network (PS3, Laptop) have great signals with no problems. I just recently reverted the Desktop back to its factory state, and everything was working fine for a couple of months.

The desktop in question uses Vista 32-bit and the Belkin Basic USB Wireless Adapter.

Answer:Very slow download speed, upload speed is fine

Welcome to TSG:
Run a speedtest here and see if the results are the same:
Then,boot up in safe mode with networking and see if the speed improves.Like so:

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I've ran into couple of problems lately...
Firstly, im using a 56k modem for internet access and when i want surf the net the pages just load Soooooo Slooooowly at around 0.5kb/s, take around 1min to load which is just ridiculous!!!! Not Happy at all...


The the download speed is absolutely amazing... Around 25kb/s on a 56k modem... is that even possible?? See picture is you dont believe it... (im still shocked...)

So there's nothing wrong with the isp but how do increase IE browser speed???

Answer:Amazing Download Speed Â… Ridiculous Browsing Speed

I hope you know that KB/s and Kbps are *not* the same thing.

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I regularly upload videos online and since the last few days they've been timing out or stalling. is telling me a 65 MB file is going to take 4 hours to upload. Yeah right. Other sites like that are about the same, or just time out and give me errors - such as Youtube. I recently got that "We're Sorry..." page on Google, so I'm thinking something is up and there may be something on my computer sending crap out.

Here's my results:

I've scanned the computer with ad-aware, spybot search and destroy, panda anti-virus, avg, malware bytes, super anti spyware - the works, and I'm not getting anything. Everything says the computer is clean. This just doesn't seem right to me however.

If it's any help - I used a different computer with the same modem and was able to upload fine.

HJT Log:

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\ink\TabTip.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\HpqToaster.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Ink\InputPersonalization.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavas... Read more

Answer:Great Download Speed, Horrible Upload Speed

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Does anyone here have any knowledge of Bittorrent? I'm relatively new to it, but have noticed that my download speed is always less than half of my upload speed, and think that it should be the opposite. I'd rather not mess with the settings until I've heard from someone with more experience.

Answer:Bittorrent upload speed much faster than download speed...

It all depends on how many "Seeders" there is seeding the torrent you are downloading!If there aren't a lot of people seeding the torrent your download speeds will be slow.

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All of a sudden while browsing, I get insanely slow loading times, with multiple timeouts. I go on speedtest and this is my speed. I get random latency spikes during video games. I could barely upload the picture of my speedtest results, and I'll be surprised if this thread even makes it. What is happening? How can I fix it? Thanks

I've tried disabling all startup programs and rebooted, nothing
Restarted router, nothing

I have a Belkin Enhanced Wireless Router F6D4230-4 V1

Answer:Download Speed Fine, Upload Speed Non-existent?

Reboot and check your speed again.

How can you have a Custom Build and not know what motherboard you have.

Use this little free program to find out what your system is.


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I have a new notebook laptop, however when checked the Internet speed results I got low download speeds and normal upload speeds. Download Speed: 12Mbps.  Normal Upload Speed : 80Mbps However, my previous two laptops has a normal download speed of 90Mbps. I have already updated all the drivers and the BIOS version. What can be causing my low download speed and how can I fix the issue?

Answer:Slow download speed but normal upload speed on new...

Hi gexcen,

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I have encountered this issue long time ago

I created a homegroup network between my computers and the transfer speed between PCs is the same as my download speed (8MB/s).

My wireless router is Netgear Nighthawk x6 AC3200 and both PCs are connected via 5Ghz 450.0Mbps 802.11AC

Both PCs have SSD (850 Pro), use Core i7 Haswell and use Windows 10 x64 Pro.

Same thing happen if I connect both PCs via a wired Gigabit Ethernet connection, transfer speed between PC is limited by my ISP download speed.

In the past I tested this issue and I found out that if I disconnect my ISP, transfer speed between PC via wired Gigabit Ethernet becomes 15x faster (from 8MB/s to 125MB/s).

Answer:LAN(homegroup) transfer speed between PC limited by my ISP download speed?

Well that's the first time I've heard of something like this, though I'm sure someone else has come across it before seeing as how that's a pretty popular router. Maybe there's a bug which is applying the WAN speed throughput to the LAN connections via QoS? I'd try disabling QoS if it is enabled now just to see if that works.

EDIT: BTW, what is your upload speed with your ISP?

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Greetings all, hope you are doing fine.


1- I have a 1Mb DSL connection.
2- Speed while downloading a file using Internet Download Manager is between 90-110 KB/sec.
3- Browsing/streaming speed is between 15-35 KB/sec.
4- Speed while downloading a file using any browser is between 15-35 KB/sec.
5- Downloaded the TCP Optimizer and applied the Optimal settings. Did not solve the issue.
6- Followed the instruction here >> Did not solve the issue.
7- TCP Analyzer is saying that my MTU is 1460, but in my router and in my NIC it is 1500!!
8- Speed Test in Safe Mode can sometimes yield better results.
9- Tried disabling all start-up items. Did not solve the issue.

My setup:
OS: Windows 7 x64.
NIC: Atheros AR8121/AR8113/AR8114
Router: SMC 7904WBRA2
Connection Type: Ethernet

Speed Test Results:
« TCP Analyzer Results »
Tested on: 2013.05.21 13:45
IP address: 91.144.xx.xx(proxy:
Client OS/browser: Windows 7 (Chrome 26.0.1410.64)

TCP options string: 0204058c0103030801010402
MSS: 1420
MTU: 1460
TCP Window: 66560 (NOT multiple of MSS)
RWIN Scaling: 8 bits (2^8=256)
Unscaled RWIN : 260
Recommended RWINs: 65320, 130640, 261280, 522560, 1045120
BDP limit (200ms): 2662kbps (333KBytes/s)
BDP limit (500ms): 1065kbps (133KBytes/s)
MTU Discovery: ON
TTL: 40
Timestamps: OFF
IP ToS: 00000000 (0)
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Answer:Fast download speed, low browsing/streaming speed

Set the MTU in the router itself to 1492

Analyzer is saying that my MTU is 1460, but in my router and in my NIC it is 1500Click to expand...

the normal value for DSL is 1492, and 1460 is INVALID = = must be a multiple of 8.

Manually set {1472 or 1464} in the router.

The article cited has good info but I would opt for all the defaults.


netsh int tcp set heuristics enabled
netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=normal
netsh int tcp set global rss=enabled

see this article to set SackOpts=1

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I just switched over to my linksys router last night for my wireless because the small usb adapter I had sucked. my download speed went from 2-3 up to 58, HOWEVER, my upload speed usually won't even connect on the speed test from

I can pull up maybe 1-2 website I frequently visit immediately, but 99% of other sites won't even load, or I get the text based webpage....what could the problem be?? My friends laptop works fine, my phone works fine, signal strength is good....??? Also i disabled antivirus and phising/popup blockers. etc

Answer:Download speed is good, BUT, upload speed is 0...?

lots of visits i see, can someone please help me out here

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I have had a problem for some time with my internet connection. I get timeout messages from Google or other sites and from the email server regarding downloading emails. Speed tests (various tools used) are consistently showing download speeds just a third to a fifth of upload speeds (Yes I have got that the right way round) on an ADSL 'broadband' connection (i.e. copper wire all the way to the exchange). everything I have read says download is always (or should that be usually) faster than upload. So what is going on with my connection? The ISP has failed to do anything to sort this out so far. Help, please!

Answer:Upload speed much faster than download speed

what sort of downstream speeds are you getting?
You say your ISP has failed to sort this out - what have they said or done?
Which router are you using?
Is your computer connected to the router via an ethernet cable, or is it connecting via WiFi?

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So, I've always kind of had this issue (not something really new). However, after testing my wife's PC to see if it were a router issue or something, I realized I'm in a bad spot. My speed test had my D/L at like .6 Mbps and my U/L at like 1.14. Both spiked during the test around 2.0. Comparing to my wife's PC when I did the test was 14.2Mbps D/L and 3.22 Mbps U/L. Her PC has the hard line into it, while mine is directly connected to the router. The provider goes through her PC, etc.

Is there some tests I could do to find out if it's 1.) My PC 2.) My Router or 3.) Just some settings.

Thank you.

Also, I saw someone ask on another one of these issues for the netstat -n, so here is mine.

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Active Connections

Proto Local Address Foreign Address State
TCP ... Read more

Answer:Upload speed higher than my download speed...

Interesting thing, I refreshed my net and restarted my PC, and it was peaking at 322.5KBps, but now it's back down to like 10-20KBps (at least when d/l from steam).

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Hi, i'm trying to download a torrent, and it says my download speed is 0.1 or 0.2 kbps, so it says it will take a year to download it... Thing is, i have high speed, so i need some help because i don't know what to do.

Answer:Download speed 0.2kbps, i have high speed!

Hi kendoka15, and welcome to TSG.

You may want to read our site rules about requesting help for any P2P software or torrent applications.

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Ok so my problem is probably easy to fix or maybe not... I have tried everything I can think of to fix my problem and I have no idea on what to do anymore.

Problem - My internet speed is beastly, I get a very good connection speed but whenever I try to download something the speed drops to almost nothing. The usual speeds I get for downloading are around 30 kb/s which should not be happening on a cable connection.

What am I to do to fix this issue? Please someone help me.

Answer:Internet Speed good download speed bad....

you can try a download accelerator like IDM or DAP something like that

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hi! i just wanna ask between the difference of the download speed and the internet speed. because i have a 1.5mb connection i tried at speedtest and when i download i always get a 190-200kbps rate. so its not actually 1.5mb in my download speed even my internet speed is 1.5mbps. is there and calculator what should be my connection if i want my download speed like 1mb per second? thank you very much.

Answer:difference between the download speed and internet speed?

Are you sure you're not getting 190-200KBps? You have to watch because the speed is often stated using different bit rates. When you see 1.5Mbs (lower case b) then it is megabits per second. If you see 190KBs (upper case B) then it's talking kilobytes per second. There are 8 bits in a byte so you really need to multiply the KBs number by 8 to determine the megabits or divide the Mbs number by 8 to determine the megabyte number.

In your case 200KBs multiplied by 8 is 1600Kbs or 1.6Mbs.

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I'm using a Compact Wireless-G Linksys USB Adapter with Speedbooster, and getting higher Upload speed than download speed on every speed testing website I try. Any thoughts on why?

Router: WRT54G2 Firmware vers. 1.0.01
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 840T Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 10 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 6143 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5670, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 942353 MB, Free - 640989 MB; D: Total - 11412 MB, Free - 1394 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, 2AB1
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

Answer:Upload Speed higher than my Download Speed

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I've been told before that download speed is independent of how fast your Internet connection is. Is that true?

Answer:Download Speed v. Internet Connection Speed

Short answer = no. But on the other hand yes. Depends on how you mean the question.

Internet connection speed is defined by download speed and upload speed. - The Global Broadband Speed Test

It's probably an issue of semantics, i.e. what they meant when they said "download". Your "download speed" is dependent on how fast your ISP's download speed, but also how fast the downloading server us uploading the data, be it a file or a web page, or whatever. You can't get something faster than someone is sending it to you, however you can get it slower.

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I have a 2Mb/s connection. At least that is what online speed test shows. But why are my downloads much lower? I mean less than 1Mb/s

Answer:High Speed Connection - Low Speed Download?

Your connection is 2 megabits per second I assume....that comes out to about 256KB/sec in a browser.

Are you saying you only get 128KB/sec in your browser?

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I already tried safe mode with networking so i assume it's not about viruses or my antivirus. Here's from a tcp/ip analyzer

TCP options string = 020405840103030101010402
MTU = 1452
MTU is not fully optimized for broadband. Consider increasing your MTU to 1500 for better throughput. If you are using a router, it could be limiting your MTU regardless of Registry settings.
MSS = 1412
MSS is not optimized for broadband. Consider increasing your MTU value.
Default TCP Receive Window (RWIN) = 65536
RWIN Scaling (RFC1323) = 1 bits (scale factor: 2^1=2)
Unscaled TCP Receive Window = 32768

RWIN is not fully optimized (even though it is a comparatively large number). The unscaled RWIN value is lower than it should be. Also, RWIN being close to and above 65535 does not justify the header overhead of enabling TCP 1323 Options. You might want to use one of the recommended RWIN values below.

For optimum performance, consider changing RWIN to a multiple of MSS.
Other RWIN values that might work well with your current MTU/MSS:
64952 (up to 2 Mbit lines, depending on latency. MSS * 46)
129904 (1-5 Mbit lines, depending on latency. MSS * 46 * 2)
259808 (2-14 Mbit lines, depending on latency. MSS * 46 * 2^2)
519616 (8-30 Mbit lines, depending on latency. MSS * 46 * 2^3)
1039232 (25-60 Mbit lines depending on latency. MSS * 46 * 2^4)
bandwidth * delay product (Note this is not a speed test):

Your TCP Window limits you to: 2621 kbps (328 KBytes/s) @ 200ms
Your TCP Window li... Read more

Answer:Download speed is lower than my upload speed.

Try TCP Optimizer. I've used it for wireless connections with XP, it has never made things worse for me, sometimes helped dramatically, and it will save original settings so that you can revert to them.

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Experiencing slow download speed on Comcast connection. According to downoad speed is 0.85 Mb/s & upload is 5.14 Mb/s.
Comcast sent a tech and he had no problem with the line (connected his laptop with download around 7 Mb/s, upload 3.8. (I wasn't there, he left a note for my wife to give me)
Also streaming video is constantly starting and stopping.
Should be virus & malware free, I already followed the malware removal guide for XP and was helped in a forum to clean my system.
Any other Ideas? I've tried several TCP optimizers with no luck.
Please help...can't take it no more.

Answer:Download speed slower than upload speed

What type of connection is it, cable, DSL, ... ?

If DSL, what other devices do you have connected to the 'phone line?

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Correct me if I am wrong, but connection speed and download speed are the same, the difference is how they are measured, and connection speed is theoretical while download speed is hypothetical.

1)Connection speed is usually measured in bits, while downloads are measured in bytes 8 bits = 1 byte (usually), and a kilobyte is 1024 bytes or rounded 1000 bytes. So a 56 kilobit dialup connection speed is only 7 kilobytes. 56 divied 8 equals 7. When I was on dialup, I connected at 28.8 kilobits per second, and I averaged about 3-4 kilobytes per download.

With my current cable broadband (new), I could theoreticaly connect at 10 million bits per second, which equals 1250 kilobyte download speed, I have come close to this speed on internet speed test, with the lowest being 800 kilobyte download on a test. With the old 5mbs connections speed, I would get half this speed.

In reality download speed is slower because of "overhead", speed is lost to other factors such as "hand-shaking". Cable slows down when there are lots of users online also.

If my information and math is correct, then I getting close to my actual connections speed with my wifi b connection, and down't need to upgrade to wireless G or N?????

BTW, how come cable and DSL are getting faster?

Answer:Connection speed vs download speed

Yap, you are basically Right.

Optimizing the TCP/IP Stack -

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Hello everyone, I have a question about why my download speed is so much less than my connection speed. |I have cable, my connection speed is 11.0 Mbps. Whenever I download a file off the net I never can get the speed even close to just 1 Mbps. I get in the hundreds if I get lucky. Some of you may say that I have a lot of junk on my computer. But I just erased my computer and am in the process of installing what I want again. I've only used 30 gigs on my 200 gibs harddrive. I'm just curious as to why this is? Thanks everyone!

Answer:Internet speed vs download speed

connection speed is always mentioned in bits per second denoted by small 'b
download speed is denoted in bytes per second ,denoted by capital b 'B'
1 byte = 8 bits
if if your internet connection is 11mbps
then ur d/l speed would be 1.37mBps
please make a note ,there is difference between mbps AND mBps
hope u got ur answer

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so i ran a speed test with several different website and they all said my download speed is between 5 Mbps and 8 Mbps :

however when i actually download something my download speed stay at 1 Mbps or when i watch videos ( youtube )
i dnt have this problem with my phone !

thank u

Answer:download speed different from speed test

help help help why ??

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I bought a t mobile b'band usb stick 120 yesterday. Its ridiculously slow. Its supposed to be 3.6mbps download speed but what im actually getting is nowhere near even 0.5 mbps, often much less, and sometimes it even goes down to 0. Whats going on? How do i speed this thing up?

Answer:Hoe do i speed up my T- mobile download speed?

And you belived the adverts!If you are in a poor signal area then it will be slow, also any errors or noise will cause the error correction to wind the speed down. All you can do is to put the computer in the best possible place to get a signal.

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Question: download speed?

what should the typical download for a 512kbp/s adsl line be? because all i can reach is 30 kbp/s which is like old 256 kbp/s connection. This is apparently an "update" from AOL!!!! but i'm not convinced.....anybody got/had update and works? please do say

Answer:download speed?

About 480 kb/s would be fair (60 KBytes/sec). It does sound like yours is running half speed.

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Question: Download Speed

I have been using the following web site to check my download speed but for some reason it is now unavailable click here.Does anyone know another site with which I can check my download speed.

Answer:Download Speed

You could try click hereorclick here

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Question: Download Speed

How can i speed up my download speed?

Answer:Download Speed

Get a faster router ... I use a 1Ghz PC with 512MB RAM running Linux. Next, you'll need to purchase from your ISP at least 5mb down. Keep in mind that some sites cannot deliver that fast.

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Question: Download Speed

I have a relatively new HP Desktop Computer.  I often get a "message" that certain programs/apps are available for download.  Some are accomplished within a very short time.  Some are impossibly long.................meaning never!  Approximately 24 hours ago, I selected one of the download "offerings."  This morning, I see that it is still "downloading."  Surely, 24 hours should be sufficient to download anything!   What's up?

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Thanks for your input earlier. Got McAffee preloaded, so have not quite tackled the AVG issue yet.Just got said pc up and running, Sony Vaio VGC-JS1E/S, nice computer but one of my first problems is ....although I have got a fast wireless broadband connection, any downloads that I do take an absolute age. Is there a setting somewhere that I need to tell this pcwhat speed to connect at?

Answer:Download speed on new pc?

It will much depend first on your chosen ISP and the package you have subscribed to..Got McAfee preloaded, so have not quite tackled the AVG issue yet.If that suggests you have both installed on your PC you will need to get rid of one to avoid software conflict...Download speeds will differ depending on what you are downloading and from where...

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Question: Download speed

I have a good MODEM (Diamond Supraexpress 56e PRO) and Australia has a good phone system, so I always connect at 56K. Short of going to DSL (It still costs a fair bit in Australia), is there a way of SIGNIFICANTLY increasing my download speed. There must be better than Download accelerator out there.

Answer:Download speed <----Do not use this, just a joke

I posted that just because I thought it was funny, please dont use that lol.


Heres some files you can try

Theres a modem tweaker and what not on that page, try it out.

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Question: Download Speed?

hello there,

I am aware that lately my download speed has decreased about 1/2 of what it used to be...I have a 2MB/s connection from Tiscali and do not really know what should be the accurate download speed for downloading files. It used to come somewhere between 25-35kb/s, but lately all I get is 12 - 19kb/s. I have tried all these TCP Optimizers and so, but I do not really understand them so much, so do not know if I did not set anything wrongly. Is there anyone out there who could help me with this....????

Thanks, any help apreciated...


Answer:Download Speed?

What type of connection do you have? Cable,DSL,Satellite,WiFi----?

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So my internet got really slow I went to to see if everything is alright these are my results they are similar to what is written on the paper that I got from my providers, but whenever I try to download something it downloads on 340-500 kb/s, sometimes it even doesn't work. In the past it used to download 5 mb/s and even more. Internet cables are alright. I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium x 64 bit. I'm using this internet for 3 years. Btw I read somewhere that my internet needs a reboot if it does need a reboot how do I do it?

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Question: download speed

My download speed changed .
My speed is 1500/512 up to 4 weeks ago my average download speed was around 120-140Kb/s which is a good average.

Then I did a hard drive format, since then my speed as droped to 54-62Kb/s.

I have been onto my server support which is bigpond but get no help or sence out of them .

Anyone come across the same thing.


Answer:download speed

Register at DSLReports and run their Line Quality Tests. It's best to run this test with a direct wired connection to eliminate any wireless issues from the results. It's useful many times to run this test several times, and we'd like to see each of the results. Post the results link from the top of the test display page for each test run here.

The link to post is near the top of the page and looks like:

If you wish to post this result to a forum, please copy/paste this URL <- sample only, yours will obviously be different!
and your IP will be disguised.

Copy/paste that link here.

Note: You will have to enable PING (ICMP) request response either in your router (if you have one), or in your computer's firewall for direct modem connections. This is very important to get the most important part of the test to run.

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Question: Download Speed

I have 0.5M broadband via a LAN with DLink router. I've got IE 5.5 on Windows ME.
Download (pages or files) speeds vary randomly from as low as 300 B/sec (!) to ~ 50kB/sec (the norm).
Often pages won't load and/or timeout. Occasionally the 'refresh' button seems the trigger a page to download immediately. The router is showing the LAN and DSL both connected.

Is this a known problem? Is it a PC, router or line problem?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Question: Download speed

I use windows 7. Download speed is consistently low meaning I cannot make skype calls, watch a movie etc. ISP says it's not the connection or the network but something in my comp. Any

Answer:Download speed

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Question: download speed

Redhat Linux6.2
AMD K6-2 500
128 PC100 ram
13.6gig ide
SMC 1211 NIC
@Home Cable ISP

I downloaded the same file with netscape using win98se and using redhat linux 6.2, windows downloaded at 78KB/sec max and linux downloaded the same file at 196KB/sec max. Why would there be that much of a difference in download speed using the same NIC and network connection?

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W98 has some settings in the registry that need to be tweaked to improved download speeds for the cable modem. I have the same @Home service and have modified my registry. It is much better after the changes. Here is the site I used as a guide. <a href=> Speed Guide </a>

BTW, I found that at 1500 mtu, I had problems with surfing. I suggest you set the MaxMTU 1472 and the DftRcvWindow to 365160. Be sure to follow the instructions closely. In the MSTCP key you'll find three keys. Usually the first one is your DialingUpAdapter, two is the @Home adapter and three is the Virtual DUN. You want to Tweak the @home one. See <a href=> finding the right ... </a>. Follow the instructions to rename the keys and then go to the Network display and verify that you are tweaking the right one.

If you have problems, they also have a <a href=> patch </a>,, that can be downloaded and run to add all of these Tweaks for you. After the patch I suggest you go in and change the MTU/DftRcvWindows settings to the ones I described.

[This message has been edited by bhesson (edited 06-17-2000).]

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I have a DELL Desktop with XP & VAIO Laptop with Vista Home premium,I tried to measure the download speed by connecting both of them thru LAN connection (one by one)

I have 16000 tariff, for desktop I get 15000 kb/s & Laptop 11000 kb/s
I also tried also auto tuning TCP/IP receive Level but no use.....

Can any body Help? Thanks in advance.

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Can Any body please.......... help???

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Hi guys, me again.

I have upgraded ram to 2GB, however the downlad speed hasn`t improve... I am begining to wonder if it would be better to stick with xp...

In the xp my dwnld speed was 1,2MB/sec, now it is 500kB/sec...

sempron 2GHz, 2GBram, nforce2 based motherboard, pci lan card

Answer:download speed again...

The amount of RAM shouldn't have any bearing on your download speed. What service are you using to measure your speed with... Your results can vary dramatically from one test to another....

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Question: Download speed

My cable provider claims up to 1gig down load speed. What would I need as far as hardware is concerned in my desktop, laptop or tablet to come close to that speed.? Wired & wireless.
Right now my 2year old laptop running I7 16 gigs ram and a G force video card doesn't in come close wired or wireless. Or do I need a 10/100/1000 ETHERNET card?

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The 1gig quoted is for wired connection, not wireless. You'll never see those speeds over wireless. However for the wired connection, the router and Computers connected all need GigE ports and Cat6 Ethernet cables on order to achieve the best possible speeds.

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Question: Download Speed

Why does my router show downstream rate of 1758Kbps but I never get a download rate faster than 250kbps when downloading through a browser etc on any computer. The adapter is Wireless-N on all Network nodes.
I'm thinking maybe the Megebyte and Megabit conspiracy. lol
Windows 7 with IE9 and Chrome on all comuters, No torenting and no active downloading known on any system.
{I would rather not talk to ISP Support about this as all I will get is someone connecting to my computer, doing an online speed test showing im getting 500MBPS or some other random made up number} :)
Thanks guys!

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"router show downstream rate of 1758Kbps" that is your connection speed not your actual download speed.
Actual download speed is always lower and is also dependant upon the speed of the website sending the the download, some sites send at a lower rate than the speed of your connection and info has also to pass through quite a few servers before you get it so it is also ruled by each of the servers speeds.
Do a test on and tell us the results you get.

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hi guys & galsfor the last week ive noticed my download speed has dropped alarmingly. i usually get around 700/800 kb/sec but im lucky now if i get 50!im on aol platinum whick i think gives me speed up to 8 meg.I havent messed with any settings or installed anything, this is the first problem ive had since i began using it 18 months ago.if anyone can help it will be much appreciatedcheers

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try a full reboot of all equipment as a starting point.johnny.

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Hello, I am having an issue with not getting my download speeds with the latest driver for the network driver tab. Everything is up to date. Sometimes it likes to randomly disconnect too. Any solutions to fix this? Thanks in advance.

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Question: Download speed

I tested my internet speed and got a download speed 593Mbps and upload 862Mbps, ping=2ms.
However, when I download files from some websites where the download speed looked like limited, such as 150kbps, couldnot be any faster.
Does anyone know why ?  Could I make it faster in such case ?
Thanks forum.

Answer:Download speed

 A couple of things come to mind.  Sometimes the site you're going to gets overloaded and become slow.  Every time you go to a site, your connection can be routed through different sites, and sometimes one of these sites can be slow and/or having problems.  I just had it happen with Dell forums which are normally fast, and sometimes I see it happen here as well.

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Question: xp download speed

just done a speed test with bt broadband the file downloaded at 46.68 kilobits/5.98kilobits per second and it said this was slow how can i make it better

Answer:xp download speed

click here Try this,if its slow,the prog offers another d/l to speedup your connection.I cannot access the file it d/l's presently as its stored in my NTFS partition,and I'm using my 98se.

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Question: download speed!!!

for some reason my computer isnt downloading very fast....

it downloads at about 30kb /sec and its normaly much faster does anyone have any hints to why this is go so slow???

Answer:download speed!!!

GO here: - The Global Broadband Speed Test Run a test from the closest server to you and post the results.

You can use the graphics they provide for you. ( Share your results )

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Question: Download speed

I was running Windows Internet Explorer and I downloaded a large file. It's download speed was 1.5 MB per second. Normally it is 50 to 80 KB per second. How was it that fast & can I get it that fast permintly. I have broadband. The speed is 512kbps of whatever the letters are that go after it.

Answer:Download speed

1.5 MB sounds a bit fast.You can test your speed here:click hereWhat ISP are you using?

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Question: Download Speed

We're connected with 3Mbps DSL connection and I am wondering what would my actual download speed be?

If I'm going to download something at off-peak hours, in the early morning, should I be expecting 300KB - 375KB per second download? Or much lower?

Answer:Download Speed

You are getting what you are paying for. With DSL there is no peak times or usage since it is a dedicated non-shared line.

You can perform speed tests at various times of the day via

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Question: isp download speed

i am looking to see why a pc (1) It's download speed is about 1.2 gb .It has a asrock ALiveNF6P-VSTA board and a 2.5 processor on board lan .
I connect my own pc(2) to same router using same speedtester I get 3.5-- 4gb . I have run this test 10 times together and separate by 1 minute . at different times of day
I have tried updating drivers tried another lan pci card same result What can I do now ?

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Question: Download speed.

I have 2 computers that use DSL prodided by verizon. One machine is a win98 SE OS and the other is a win 2000 server OS. On the 98 machine my download speed is 478 kilo per second and the other machine is 528 kilo per second. Is that about right or should I be getting better results?

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Are these simultaneous ?
What part of the day ?
What and When are you downloading ?

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Question: Download Speed

From maybe a few weeks ago my download speed has gone for 200 kb/sec to 10-50kb/sec I thought it was a virus/spy ware problem i had untill i got help in getting rid of it but the virus and spyware problem is gone now and im still left with this dire download speed.

In a game my ping is around 30-60 and still is the same and my ping on other programs.. ect but the only time my internet fails me in when i download something off any sites.

There was people talking around where i live about others hijacking the internet company that provids my internet and other wireless users were at risk, im not using wireless at the moment but could this be the problem and how do i fix it with a password ?

Thanks, SMiLEii.

Answer:Download Speed

To secure a wireless network, check in the Networking forum.

For your download speeds, are you running a firewall, and has it been updated recently? I assume you are using a router... have you tried forwarding the ports?

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Question: Download Speed

Hi Folks,
My desktop & laptop pc's were clean installed using Windows7 32bit Home Premium upgrade discs, and both are set the same with nearly all programs on both.
I am not getting a good download speed on my wired desktop pc. I have flushed the DNS Cache & Firefox Cache & rebooted my Netgear DGN2000 router. CCleaner has also been used.
If I use Utorrent on my desktop, the d/l speed is ok. If downloading from a web page, it is helluva slow. My laptop is not slow & does not have Utorrent installed.

Answer:Download Speed

It could just be that the source you are downloading from is just slower, or possibly replace your Ethernet cable...sounds simple but I had that once and it fixed it for me.

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Question: Download speed ?

XP sp 3 FF 3When downloading files FF says: 57 KB/sec; however Task Mgr. says: .92 % 100 MbpsI don´t understand they both can´t be correct can they ??Thanks

Answer:Download speed ?

One is the connection speed from your pc to the net, the other is the file download speed and that is usually governed by the server speed. A slow server will give you a slower download speed and a fast server a faster download speed. Also contention rates and time of day fall into the equation too.

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hey guys ... i am new here .... i hope i could find answers to my questions ... anyway, i have ADSL ..... 512 / 128 .... but i get very low download speeds...... speaking of  20 to 30 KB/s maximum .... even the browsing is too *censored* slow any help with that ? any solution ?

Answer:download speed is low .... help me

mido  ..... ok , lets see exactly whats happening ....... please go to ...    and do a download test ...and post the results here .......  then we can proceed .dl65  

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