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Windows 7: Slow Download from steam

27 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit (Service Pack 1)
Slow Download from steam

Hi guys,

I have just purchased GTA 4 on steam and started downloading, expecting it to take a few hours to download, as i normally download at 1.1-1.5 mb/s however i am downloading at 100kb/s and then randomly dropping down to 1kb/s and a couple of times 70 BYTES!

I run my network through network home-plugs and have never has a problem before (using them for past 3/4 years)

I ran to test if there was a problem with my download speed, but that reported back 9mb/s which is about normal.

Is there anything else i can try to trouble shoot why its soo slow?

Thank you for any help, and if any more info is needed ill do my best to provide

Thank you

Update: Not really sure what happened but i tested another game which i could download and that started downloading straight at 1.1mb/s.

It was only trials 2 which finished really quickly, and when GTA resumed it's now downloading at the normal speed.

So my problem is solved, is there any logical reason as to why that happened?

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