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Windows 7: How to bypass isp's bandwidth limit?

02 May 2010   #1
jinfreecs

Windows 7
 
 
How to bypass isp's bandwidth limit?

guys, do you know how to bypass isp's bandwidth limit? i have a very slow intenet and i want it to become faster. i'm using linksys wrt54g router. please help. thanks.


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02 May 2010   #2
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

It's not possible.

Some cable internet providers and / or cable modems have UL/DL limits, even if your lease is faster.

For instance if you pay for a 10 Mbps line, your download speed in ideal conditions would be about 1200 kBps, but a cable modem might have a 512 kBps cap. It's possible to uncap a cable modem, 'let the beast out', but it's a procedure that can go really wrong.

You can not uncap DSL / ADSL / VDSL modems or routers.

Kari
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02 May 2010   #3
cclloyd9785

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
 
 

Even if you did bypass it, you risk losing service from the ISP for bypassing the contract.
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02 May 2010   #4
acurasd

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yeah they monitor those cable modems very closely...

What you are asking us to do is tell you if there is a hack to be done on the cable model..... I am not saying that its not impossible but everyone else is right. It is hacking and if they find out (ISP) you will pay a fine and be banned.

Easiest thing to do is just paying that extra:
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