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Windows 7: Download speed settings?

18 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit service pack 1
 
 
Download speed settings?

I download large files from time to time and notice that my download speeds are in excess of 350Mbs or rather 100% DL bandwidth is being allocated, which in turn drag resources from internet explorer when trying to view other pages or downloading other files simulaneously, also I have noticed that sometimes the downloads are cut off before finishing as if my bandwidth just drops out or corrupted as a result of the download speed. I have noticed when using DL managers not native to windows that the same thing would occur until I lowered the max dl speed. i do not want to use a third party dl manager.

I use win 7 default download manager and can set the default diectory but am not able to find where to set the download speed. I want to set it to at least 50% so I have other resources available.

I am familiar with editing the registry and have searched for entries pertaining to download attributes but cant find what I am looking for.

I have searched on the interent with no luck.

I have searched win 7 options with no luck...

Can anyone help?


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18 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Here are some free download managers
Internet Download Manager
Download Accelerator Plus
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18 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit service pack 1
 
 

I do not want to use a third party DL manager as some files I download cannot be done with use of third party DL mangers.

That is why I need to configure win 7 default dL manager...
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18 Jun 2011   #4

Win 7 Ultimate x64 desktop, Win 8.1.1 x64 laptop, Win 7 Home x64 netbook, Win 8.1.1 x64 tablet
 
 

I'm not aware of a Win 7 download manager, downloading is a function of your browser. Which browser are you using? There may be browser settings you can alter.
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18 Jun 2011   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

There are no throttling options. Majority of people want faster downloads not slower.
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18 Jun 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit service pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by strollin View Post
I'm not aware of a Win 7 download manager, downloading is a function of your browser. Which browser are you using? There may be browser settings you can alter.
I am using IE 9
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18 Jun 2011   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit service pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
There are no throttling options. Majority of people want faster downloads not slower.
Not when it takes away from my other browser functions while downloading. I multi-task...
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18 Jun 2011   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by midjco View Post
Not when it takes away from my other browser functions while downloading. I multi-task...
Right but like I said. There are no throttling options.
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