onedaymyfriend Posted March 7, 2008 Report Share Posted March 7, 2008 Hello all, I'm darren from the uk, pleased to meet you all.I've read through the FAQ and various threads, where to start?? Ok, my internet speeds are 15-20mb download and 0.8mb upload, if i can improve my upload speed that would be good. I've seen some guys on here have 1.5mb+.So anyway, I've just tried to download a music file, it was 229MB in size. It has taken 30mins to receive 2% of it, there are no seeds and 3 peers? what does this mean. My down speed has been no greater than 30kB/s? once again im not sure what this means either. Also it keeps changing between Active & Inactive? why is this, if its something im doing please let me know.Im using a new VAIO laptop with a 160g hd & 2g ram. so i think the machines ok, its only 2 months old.While i was writing this a seed has appeared and the down speed has gone up to around 100kB/s, is that normal or should it be higher.Im still not 100% sure as to how the whole torrent thing works, but ill give it a go and try to understand whats going on! lol.Ok before i go, i've just checked again and iv still got a seed and 2 peers, and the down speed has shot down to 10kB/s??If someone could just give me a rough explanation as to how it works and what is need to download quickly that would be much appreciated.Bye for now,D Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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