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Noob question re a legal torrent why so slow if seeded?


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#16 Ambroos

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 13:13

In the uTorrent settings (BitTorrent category) try switching encryption to forced and turning 'accept legacy' off. That ensures all your data will be encrypted and it also fools most ISP's. Mine at least.


#17 Coagulated

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 13:18

I wondered that too, I wonder if that is a seed/leech ratio rather than a seeder count. But didnt want to argue the point xD

If it is seed count then its just counting how much % of the whole file can be reached. So over %200 (just over 2 full seeds)

However I use utorrent and the only thing that looks close to that type of number is a seed/eech ratio


You're correct, in uTorrent it displays seeds as a ratio. I believe you can view total seeds / total leeches, but my memory fails me, and I'm at work, so I cannot check.

#18 Hum

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 13:36

Downloads are a two-way street.

Speed depends on not only your ISP connection, but also the other guy's.

If they are also downloading, or have bit torrent set to low bandwith, or they are sharing multiple files at once, --- all these things will slow down the speed that you are receiving the download.



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