super73 Posted September 29, 2008 Report Share Posted September 29, 2008 Right folks, you know whats coming but thanks in anticipation.I used to use utorrent fine when on BT (British Telecom....I'm in the UK) but having since moved to Sky I am having no-end of problems getting some speed up. I've spent the last three hours going through all the suggestions but have now done that many alterations in the set up that I dont know where I began!I've managed to download (or am I uploading?) some 50mb-ish size files but they did take an age. I'm attempting to load a 1.23Gb file but geological timescales pass quicker. Nearly 24 hours in and the average dl speed is 2.8kbs and the upload is 3.8kbs. Typically I've had 2(4) seeds and 4(10) peers. I've tried 'other' torrents to see if this one was 'sticking' but they're all at it now.Hopefully by answering the standard questions you may be able to get the ball rolling.My network status light is green (it does go to amber but very rarely). * The state/value of all of the options you were recommended to change up above.My max upload rate is 22kbs and my max dl rate is 15kbs.My global max number of conection is 130 and my max number of connected peers per torrent is 30.Number of upload slots per torrent is 3. My connection type is currently at 256 but I have tried 64, 128 and 512 with no luck.I'm using a random port. Port 52008 is open and accepting connections. This is good? My download speed is 624 kbs and my upload speed is 144kbs. Note that I used a site in the USA and I'm in the UK though. I tested this earlier and it was reading 242 and 231 respectively though? * What you have net.max_halfopen set to (Preferences > Advanced in µTorrent). This is set to 8. * Operating system installed (Windows XP, 2000, ME, 98, 95, NT? Something else?). I'm on XP SP2. * Security software installed (firewall, antivirus, antispyware, antiadware). I have McAfee though I have disabled it. Windows is also disabled. * Exact router model(s), and exact modem model.I ran Belarc advisor but nothing shouted 'router' at me, could it be this? Belkin 54g Wireless USB Network AdapterRealtek RTL8139/810x Family Fast Ethernet NIC. Probably not, may need some help here. * ISP (Internet Service Provider) being used. I'm on Sky Broadband. My current speed is 54Mbps though its usually in the 30's.I did try the slackware torrent as a test but this has done nothing thus far. In fact, everything seems to have ground to a resounding halt.I think thats it but if you do respond and dont get a reply straight away I'm not being rude but have to disappear now but will check again this time tomorrow all being well.As I said TIA.D Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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