Router & sharing apps

  Iceman1978 00:49 04 Jun 2004
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I just got a netgear wireless router. I connect my main pc through the 4 port hub on the router. I have noticed that when using a filesharing program my downloads are not downloading at the same speed. Do you need to configure any router settings to use filesharing programs

  Epocs 01:19 04 Jun 2004

Not quite sure what you mean, but the speed of downloads using filesharing programs depends on the connection of the user/computer you are downloading from.

  Iceman1978 14:25 04 Jun 2004

Im on broadband, I was using a basic network hub, but have changed to a wireless router my computer is connected to this by a network cable. My downloads now go at slower speeds and struggle to get a connection. This was never the case before

  AndySD 14:31 04 Jun 2004

Iceman1978

You will need to check on the program support site and find out which ports you need to open on the router.

  Iceman1978 18:33 04 Jun 2004

This is the router im using, you can set something up called port forwarding is this what I will need to do?

  AndySD 10:15 05 Jun 2004
  Iceman1978 13:26 05 Jun 2004

Think the problem may be linked to the fact my folder is shared accross my network. will do a few more downloads to a unshared folder.

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