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Heres my problem. Lately, whenever I download stuff, I always get a really crappy transfer rate. Like, 10 and under KBS. I used to get over a hundred, I've got a low/med DSL connection.

At first, I thought it was an ISP thing, but my internet is just fine. Just as fast as ever. I still stream movies and music just fine, and I load pages as fast as ever. My XBOX Live connection is great, just not my downloads. Im thinking maybe this is a firewal or settings thing?

Any advice?
 

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It's very unlikely to find someone to help you if you are using a P2P network like Limewire or BearShare
 

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Hence my question, to which the answer (if by P2P) would be that the ISP is port shaping to purposely slow down P2P, so that the (usually 99% illegal) P2P traffic does not impede the legal traffic....
 

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its very rare for this to happen but the folder you are downloading to may be too large for it to save quickly
 

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No, it's like that for little things too (little 300kb game patches or what not) as well as big things. I gained some ground after doing a big disk defrag, but I'm still under 40kbs. What can I do to booste my download speed?
 
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