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Old 03-16-2004, 09:46 AM   #1
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download transfer speed

1. Is there such a thing as tweaking for download transfer speed?
2. Do different types of data download at different speeds always?

I seem to be noticing that iso's that I download ( ftp ) seem to download more than twice as fast as other stuff I download ( ftp )

Thanks for the reply aaa

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Old 03-16-2004, 11:56 AM   #2
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The speed will depend heavily on you and the site's traffic, bandwidth, and location. There isn't much to tweak. I think there is a method for getting server to give you more bandwidth that the download managers use. Compressed data will download at slower speeds than uncompressed data.


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