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Increase uTorrent download speed

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How can I increase the download speed at uTorrent 3.4.5?

I need help because I have an Internet download speed of 5 Mbps and 500 KB uTorrent.

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It can be your torrents, Internet service provider (ISP), firewall, router, or settings.

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    If it is your router, you may wish either set it up to open all of the ports or just reset and set it up anew.
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    ISPs can throttle your speed, but they will never admit it.
    You can use VPN paid services like this one that has a trial period to test if the speed increases. Basically, VPN redirects all torrent traffic onto its servers and sends you ready data as files.
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    You can disable Firewall by pressing the Windows key.
    Type "Firewall". Press "Enter". Click "Action". Click "Properties". Select "Off" in "Firewall state" to test if it is your Firewall.
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    Now, for your settings.
    Open uTorrent. Press "Ctrl" + "P" to enter preferences for uTorrent.
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    Click "General".
    Check "Prevent standby if there are active torrents".
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    Click "Connection".
    Set "45862", "11136", "45682", "15987", "18368", or "10116" (change them if the speed is low) for "Port used for incoming connections". Check "Enable UPnP port mapping", "Enable NAT-PMP port mapping", "Add Windows Firewall exception". Uncheck "Randomize port each start".
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    Click "Bandwidth".
    Set "209" for "Maximum upload rate". Set "0" for "Maximum download rate". Set "500" for "Global maximum number of connections". Set "100" for "Maximum number of connected peers per torrent". Set "8" for "Number of upload slots per torrent". Check "Use additional upload slots if upload speed < 90 %". Uncheck "Apply rate limit to transport overhead". Check "Apply rate limit to uTP connections".
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    Click "Bittorrent".
    Check everything but "Limit local peer bandwidth". Set "Forced" for "Outgoing" and check "Allow incoming legacy connections".
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    Click "Queueing".
    Set "6" for "Maximum number of active torrents". Set "8" for "Maximum number of active downloads". Set "320" for "Minimum ratio". Set "0" for "Minimum seeding time" and "Minimum number of available seeds". Uncheck all of the options.
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    Expand "Advanced".
    Click "Disk Cache". Check "Reduce memory usage...", "Enable caching of disk writes", and " Enable caching of disk reads". Uncheck the rest.
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    Click "Advanced".
    Change:
    • "bt.allow_same_ip" to "true";
    • "bt.connect_speed" to "28";
    • "bt.progressive_piece_span_mb" to "1";
    • "GUI.show_notorrents_node" to "false";
    • "GUI.update_rate" to "2000";
    • "net.max_halfopen" to "500";
    • "net.outgoing_port" to "50";
    • "offers.404_code" to "4";
    • "peer.disconnect_inactive_inter..." to "125";
    • "rss.update_interval" to "20".
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    Close and reopen uTorrent.
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Downloading a file and the speed is very low but upload speed is high?

It started with a very good download speed, but now I don't know whats up cause its now the vise versa . The download speed is very low. I have tried: I have tried to add new trackers. I think it was caused by: I don't even know

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After pasting these, all my download speed are not increased but decreased?

After pasting these, all my download speed are not increased but decreased. My download is 0 kb/s, first it was 90 kb/s

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It is hard to predict how the combination of one's Internet service provider limitations, the router ports, and specific torrent files will be affected by the changes. We take a risk by changing these parameters. If changing the parameters from the article makes the downloads worse, then try the parameters in the first question on this Web page (just scroll up a bit from here). If none work for you, then you can also try another torrent client like Bittorrent.

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