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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by lovsk8in247, Apr 4, 2004.

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  1. lovsk8in247

    lovsk8in247 Thread Starter

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    could someone please help me when i download like programs eg: lavasoft, hijackthis it takes forever lavasoft is about 5mb right? it took me like 10minutes just to download it and i have cable internet it shouldn't take that long should it? is there any porgrams i could download to speed up my internet?
    i have heard of a Torrent client but im not sure what that is so.... if someone could help me i would appecieate it

    P.S. i have a Dell and microsoft windows XP Home verison 2002

    oh and one last thing i like how the forum looks great job guys (y)
     
  2. Miz

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    Download speeds are determined by a lot of things...net congestion, speed of the server you're downloading from, how busy that server is and, on a cable connection, how many people who are sharing your particular cable are online and also downloading files/cruising the net/receiving and sending email, etc.

    A good download manager that is spyware free...or was last time I checked...is Fresh Download.

    Download managers offer the option of making several simultaneously connections, all receiving data so the data comes in faster. Be aware that some servers will not accept simultaneously connections and on those servers, you'll have to download the old fashioned way...one connection at a time. ;)
     
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