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Bit torrent speed increase

By nubian13
Dec 31, 2008
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  1. well ive checked out some otther threads and i dindnt get the part on how
    to increase the speed on bit torrent or on utorrent ive seen some videos too
    but how do i increase the speed too somthing like 512kb or somthing alike please
    anybody who knows anyrhing about this please help
  2. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,251

    Hi

    Bit torrent and the like are peer to peer software and work on the basis that you take pieces of the item you want from people who have either the full file or part of it, in a sense this means the actual download speed is dictated by how many people are giving the file (seeding) and how fast there connection is to the internet, if for instance the majority were still on an old dial up then you would see a slow connection and download rate, however if they have a good broadband speed then the download speed would increase.

    You cant do anything about the speed other than to try and get a file from those who have a good internet connection, as this isnt something you can guess at then your stuffed and have to wait for the file at whatever speed you can get it at.

    I will say this, ensure your router (if you use one) has the correct ports opened on it to allow BT to connect properly, and remember that BT itself is an illegal method of sharing files and you run the risk of being taken to court for any files you choose to download.
  3. nubian13

    nubian13 TechSpot Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 105

    ok its just that i get a yellow sign on the bottom of bittorent and it has a "!" in it

    what i really need help with is forwarding this port so if you can help me just tell me i
    have a linksys wrt54gv8
  4. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,251

    go to the torrent website or the website of the torrent client you use, it has plenty of answers on how to portforward
  5. nes83

    nes83 Newcomer, in training Posts: 20

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