Jump to content

Good speed for a while then IE slows right down


Recommended Posts

I have Win Vista home, all updates.

Utorrent 1.8.2 (all others have done same)

I set UT downloading and it starts off ok.

I use the scheduler during the day to keep both UP and Downloads to a minimum (apart from weekends when I can control manually).

After a period of activity (don't know length of time) IE will take mins to load homepage and any subsequent page instead of the extended seconds I would expect.

Sometimes the download has completed and it's still slow.

Currently have 27 completed torrents, seeding all, 23 are active and 1 dl.

UT is dl @370 ish kbs and up@75 ish

Network meter shows dl@350-400KB/s and up@90-100KB/s

Give the machine a whi, possibly to go to sleep and wake up then ie will slow down dramatically.

Any suggestions?

I'm on Vigin media


Link to comment
Share on other sites


"Virgin Media to dump neutrality and target BitTorrent users"

(From the article:)

application-based restrictions would form part of a broader strategy to "monetise the intelligence" in the Virgin Media network. The firm did not, as reported by The Guardian today*, promise "to press ahead with its targeted online advertising technology".


the firm intends to lead the ISP industry in new network services that exploit customer data.

(end quote)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

If your web apps are slow, you're probably choking your router on the upload channels. Try limiting the ul speeds to max. 80% of the ul bandwidth. You have 23 active seeds. Also limit the number of ul slots per torrent.

Then again it could just be Virgin Media.

Good Luck

Link to comment
Share on other sites


This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

  • Create New...