Quote: Originally Posted by Everlong18
You need to change it yourself within utorrent.
Go to preferences then advanced.
There should be an option for max connections.
net.max_halfopen. Change this to 50.
I'm not at home, so I can't check now, but there should be an option where you can put your ip address in to help direct connections to your computer, and that can help speed up utorrent. If you can't find it, then I'll have a look myself when I get home later.
Have you also set the port you've opened for utorrent as the same port it is on Vista?
With these changes, I went from getting a maximum of 200kb/s to getting 600kb/s to 1.3mb/s.
Chappy is right, and a lot of the "tweaks" that are suppost to speed up download speeds don't work with torrents. They're more for http downloads, and not torrents. To speed up torrents, you need to tweak options within the client itself.
Also, if there's a lot of trackers that aren't connecting (check the tracker list when downloading), then disable these as it gets them out the way and just uses the trackers that do connect.
It has nothing to do with Windows 7.
I try this and µTorrent statistics show the half-open con. is about 200.
It's µTorrent limits it to 8.
Hope this helps.