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Windows 7: Rapidshare extremely slow

26 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7
Rapidshare extremely slow

Well I need help, my Rapidshare downloads where like... 200kb/s and no they are of 1kb/s I am running windows 7 professional.

all downloads from other places like megaupload or deposit files, etc... are normal speed (200kb/s) any idea? thanks in advance for the help:)

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26 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64

It might be rapidshare themselves...

Resaon being because your download speed from other sites is normal
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26 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7

i thought so at the beginning but with my bro's computer the downloads from rapidshare are normal too. he has windows XP. And we are on the same house, with the same internet.
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26 Oct 2009   #4

Windows 7 Pro (x64)

are you using a download manager? or only your webbrowser..because my speed on rapidshare is more than 3000kb/s...
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26 Oct 2009   #5

Windows 7

with both, download managers and just from the net the speed is the same 1kb
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27 Oct 2009   #6

Windows 7 Pro (x64)

how is your internet speed? except rapidshare with 200 kb (or only 1kb), how is the speed with other sites? or data transfer between computers?
maybe your speed is in general not as high as you expect and something with the network installation went wrong..
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27 Oct 2009   #7

Windows 7

my download speed with other sites are about 200-250kb/s (megaupload, mediafire, filefactory and depositfile)
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27 Oct 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

Hmmm what are you trying to share or get a share of?

I don't want to be startn sumtin, but apart from sharing of files and things through Workgroup (and sharing internet connections at home), the rest is sortof

Btw, Rapidshare downloads or uploads are throttled at Rapidshare's end.
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10 Dec 2009   #9
The Progen

Windows 7 Ultimate (64bit)

Same problem here. Whether it's with Rapidshare Manager, Orbit or via their site, it's all the same. Hope Rapidshare support can get back to me with something that works.
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11 Dec 2009   #10
The Progen

Windows 7 Ultimate (64bit)

Look at the rubbish I got from their support team.


the speed our customers receive, depends on the connectivity of their Internet
Provider to the global Carriers *************** is directly connected to.

In simple terms Carriers are the backbone of the Internet, providing the
infrastructure for the world wide web (for example deep-sea
fibre-optic-cables, connecting continents).

With *************** customers have the possibility to choose the Carrier which
has the best connectivity to their ISP (this can not be determined by
The different Carriers are listed as Server Systems. The random selection will
automatically redirect the data through the Carrier which is detected by
*************** to have the lowest usage at that moment.
Kindly note that not every ISP is connected to all of our supported Carriers.
For information to your ISP's supported Carriers, please contact your ISP.

If you are not happy with the speed you are receiving please try another
Server System (Carrier) like Telia Sonera, Level 3, Cogent, etc.
If possible even try another PC or Browser and compare the configurations of
both systems.

In general the random option is the best option for non IT professionals.

Speed issues can also be caused by:

- Limitations by Network Administrators
- Settings of Security Software
- ISP limitations or bottlenecks
- Browser settings (Cookies/Cache handling)

Unfortunately these points can not be supported by ***************

We have enough bandwidth capacities to handle all customer requests with high
We do not have any filters applied to reduce the bandwidth usage for Premium

Weh hope this information will help you resolve the problem you are having.

Best regards,

RapidShare Support

RapidShare AG
Gewerbestrasse 6
6330 Cham

Tel: +41 41 748 78 80
Fax: +41 41 748 78 99

Web: http://www.***************
Email: support@***************

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machen. Sollten Sie irrtümlich diese Nachricht erhalten haben, bitte ich um
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"The Progen" wrote:

> Hi there, I've been a Rapidshare premium user for a few years now and noticed
> that my download speeds have dropped to less than 10kb/s after I started using
> Windows 7. Whether I'm going through a download manager (Orbit), browser
> (Internet Explorer and Firefox) or Rapidshare Manager, the speed is always
> very slow. I am on a 2mbps line so usually get an average of 180kb/s for
> transfers. Was ok with Windows XP Professional. All downloads from other hosts
> and sites are at full speed and torrent downloading is also fast. Only
> Rapidshare. I have noticed on forums that other users are having the same
> problem. Can you advise?
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