Kazaa download problems

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Moejoe, Oct 27, 2002.

  1. Moejoe

    Moejoe Guest

    whats up everybody? im havin this prob with kazaa were i used to download movies @ about 14kb/s usin my ADSL connection, now all of a a sudden it will only download @ about lk or maybe less, i found another post on a similar problem but with mo solution, please dont assume the users im downloadin from are 56k, i know some of these guys and have downloaded from them at pretty high speeds, plus downloading @ less than 1k from SIX users just dosent make sense. For those of you wanting to recommend somethin else i have winmx and its almost as bad, i actually got 2.5 ( i could get 4k on my dialup) so no help there, the other forum suggested e donkey which im downloading @ 1.5kb/s now , in a nutshell surfing is fast as ever and downloads are slow, i called up my isp and enquired about throttling they told me to restart ad assigned me a new ip address which fixed things...for about 5 mins......could this be anything but throttling that the customer service arent addmiting to?

    im no networking expert but the modem is connected such that i dont have to dial up to the dsl service and shows the connection as a local area connection @10 Mbs, is there a compatibility issue with xp? is it worth considering reinstalling my whole system?
     
  2. Krux

    Krux Nissan Powered

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    Id say its something your ISP isn't telling you, theres no reason for this to be happening on your end.
     
  3. Octopus

    Octopus Moderator

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    I think it's related to Participation level.
     
  4. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    As I dunno where you are, I cant really help, but apparently in the UK there are two broadband providers that cutoff users who use p2p software. These are Freeserve and BT Openworld
     
  5. MdSalih

    MdSalih The Boss

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    Moejoe - what about normal internet downloads... what speed do they run at ? - meaning... clicking a file download link in IE... and using the IE download dialogue...

    MdSalih
     
  6. Moejoe

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    well when i download directly from IE i get speeds of up to about 14kb/s , im interested about the participation level my level is actually low cuz im not sharing could that have anythin to do with it, i dont think so but all input is welcome!
     
  7. Geffy

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