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Increase uTorrent download speed

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Torrent speed very slow: about 0.3 kbps?

I am downloading a movie, and my torrent speed is very slow: something about 0.3 kbps. I have tried: I have added trackers.

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The most possible answer is that the film that is in the public domain is not seeded by many people at full speed. It can be that only three or two people have that torrent or that part of the torrent that you are downloading and have only 0.1 kbps upload speed open for this specific film (the rest of the bandwidth is taken by uploading something else, for example).

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For uTorrent, follow the procedure below.

  1. 1
    Open uTorrent.
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  2. 2
    Click "Options".
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  3. 3
    Click "Bandwidth".
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    Set "Global Maximum Numbers of Connections" to 300
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    Set "Maximum number of connected peers per torrent" to 50.
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    Click the "Queueing" tab.
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    Set "Maximum number of active torrents" to 8
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    Set "Maximum number of active downloads" to 5
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    Set "Minimum ratio" to 200
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    Set "Minimum seeding time" to 0
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    Set "Minimum number of available seeds" to 0
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    Disable "Seeding tasks have higher priority than downloading tasks".
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    Click the "BitTorrent" tab.
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    Place checkmarks for everything.
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    Uncheck "Limit local peer bandwidth".
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    Set "Outgoing" to "Disabled".
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    Click the "Advanced" tab.
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    Modify "GUI.show_notorrents_node" to "false"
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    Modify "GUI.update_rate" to 2000
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    Modify "ipfilter.enable" to "false"
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    Modify "net.max_halfopen" to 66
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    Modify "offers.404_dismiss" to 1432261021
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    Modify "offers.404_shown" to 1432261021
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    Modify "offers.featured_content_badge" to "false"
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    Modify "offers.featured_content_notific..." to "false"
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    Modify "offers.featured_content_rss_en.." to "false"
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    Modify "offers.featured_content_rss_up" to 3600
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    Modify "offers.left_rail_offer_enabled" to "false"
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    Modify "peer.disconnect_inactive_inter..." to 900.
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If that did not help, then you may wish to reset your router by using its manual. Then, set it up. That is also possible that ISP can throttle your torrents or lower the speed once a certain limit has been reached. As you will not be able to find out whether the former is relevant, it is possible to use a VPN service that will route the traffic to itself and then direct it at you. Just look up some VPNs like https://www.ibvpn.com/plans/buy-torrent-vpn/.

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Does the operating system of a computer affect the download speed of utorrents?

When using Windows 7 Have noticed the download speeds are higher than when using Windows xp even if its on the same network platform. how can one boost the speeds under the Windows xp?. I have tried: Adding trackers. I think it was caused by: Change of operating system

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You would have to tweak the XP specifically and also it is best to bypass the router with a LAN on XP. Even though it is running on the same platform both systems have different WiFi drivers and other changes. This is what makes supposedly the newest Windows OS better than previous versions, upgrades to the OS.

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I have changed setting as guided in this write up but my download speed reduced to 5kbps from 70 kbps?

I have changed setting as guided in this write up but my download speed reduced to 5kbps from 70 kbps

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Did you wait for the program changes to update before you began using it? If not, then nothing changed and you will have to go through the process again but this time, wait at least one hour for the update changes.

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My torrent is not starting to download, its stuck at 7% and speed graph is also not working?

I am downloading this file on my WiFi connection, I have downloaded other torrents on this, it was working fine till last week. Now the speed graph is not working and nothing is getting downloaded, the internet is working.. I have tried: I have tired restarting PC, reconnecting WiFi connection. I think it was caused by: I think my internet is a little slow these days

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If everything else is working, your file that you are downloading does not have enough seeders or it is corrupted. Test with another file to see if that downloads faster. If it does not, then you need to update your uTorrent system. Make sure that you have the latest program and that you make the tweaks suggested in the above answer for summer of 2016.

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: My uTorrent speed is very low. Hello, I am downloading GTA 5. its done 59% but now my uTorrent speed is very low?

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Increase uTorrent download speed
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Hi my uTorrent is giving an upload speed of 4mbps and a download speed of 20 kbps, what should I do? and it is like this for all the torrents?

Hi my uTorrent is giving an upload speed of 4mbps and a download speed of 20 kbps, what should I do? and it is like this for all the torrents

First, update your uTorrent. Then make sure you have the latest drivers installed on your PC. Test your internet connection to see if it is actually your router causing the problem. If you are downloading at a peak time with your internet provider, your speeds may be slow because of maximum capacity.

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Is there a way to keep a steady download speed based off what the service provider gives?

Is there a way to keep a steady rate..?. I have tried: Nothing...I don't know much about this.. I think it was caused by: The connection speed.

Bootstrike has a regularly updated guide for avoiding throttling by the internet provider. I have linked the guide because it changes often and I have found that they update this right away. It is always a cat and mouse game between the downloading programs and the big giant Internet providers. So tweak the uTorrent/BiTorrent and when it changes suddenly again, go back to the guide to see the latest work around provided.

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I am trying to download a 5GB file by using uTorrent but the download speed is very slow it has reached three days now, how can I increase the speed?

How can I increase the speed on downloading, using uTorrent?

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Hi, my uTorrent max download speed will not rise above 1MB?

My uTorrent max download speed when downloading torrent will not rise above 1MB, what could be wrong?

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