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Windows 8 Single Language Slower Direct Downloads


mahrob

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Hi All,

I have recently purchased HP Envy Sleekbook and it came with pre-installed Windows 8 Single Language Edition.

The issue I am facing is, when I download using torrents, I get adequate download speed. But when I go for direct downloads from sites like uploaded.net or rapdigator.net (premium accounts on both), the download speed drops to less than 50KB/s.

Is there any changes I can do that would relieve me of this pain!

Thanks.

Mahrob

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Lazarus The 2nd

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torrents, are downloaded from Hundreds of users at the same time.

With the other two you download from a single server.

Easy when you know how it works..

Is there any changes I can do that would relieve me of this pain!: You could always Purchase the Films... That way you won't get any Nasties on your New Toy, Plus, it helps the Rich get Richer......

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mahrob

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Thanks for your reply. Yes, as you mentioned, torrents are faster as opposed to the direct downloads. I don't use it for pirated downloads, I did that just to check if the issue was actually with my bandwidth.

I resolved the problem to an extent. I downloaded driver for my wireless from HP's website and update the driver. Now I get decent speed on direct downloads as well.

Thanks again for your comments.

-Mahrob.

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