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  1. micky_

    micky_ Thread Starter

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    Hi there.
    I recently bought a new Belkin router and can connect to it fine. Everything seems to be working and internet browsing is as fast as it should be (on 54Mbps).

    However, since i bought the new router, downloading does not seem to work. This includes downloading through Azureus, Bittorrent and even when just downloading from a webpage (i.e. download.com).

    I've searched everywhere for an answer to this but there doesn't seem to be any information on the problem.

    I'm using Windows Vista and my ISP is Tiscali.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    :confused:
     
  2. Rich-M

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    Probably a spyware issue, which is the reason it is against forum rules to help with p2p client issues.
     
  3. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

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    I would ask your ISP
    Tiscali are well known for throttling downloads if you are found to be using a P2P program
     
  4. micky_

    micky_ Thread Starter

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    i might try contacting tiscali then.

    i dont use azureus to download anything illegal. i occasionally download things but have never downloaded music or films or anything like that.

    the thing is, when i plug in my old router, downloading is working as normal. it just seems to be with this new router.
     
  5. Rich-M

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    Just the very presence of p2p, will usually "crud" up the system. I would do some "heavy duty" anti spyware scans with different programs.
     
  6. ~Candy~

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    Lol, what exactly do you use azureus and bittorrent for? :eek: Out of curiosity. Can't say I've ever heard of anyone downloading anything legal there.
     
  7. Rich-M

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    Let me second this question!
     
  8. avisitor

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    Well, personally, the only thing I ever use BitTorrent for is to download Linux distros from their official trackers (i.e. Knoppix, Ubuntu, Fedora, etc). :eek:. Uninteresting, I know. :).

    Therefore, I third the question ;).
     
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