How can I throttle my daughters connection??

  keca 21:28 24 Nov 2006
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I have a 5.5 Mbps broadband connection running through a Netgear DG834G router. When I am on the internet everything is fine, as soon as the daughter gets onto MSN thats it, everything slows right down. Is there anything I can do to limit her connection speed to maintain mine? I can't find anything about the Netgear being able to do anything but is there something out there that can that doesn't cost an arm and a leg?

  mgmcc 23:01 24 Nov 2006

Does your router have QoS (Quality of Service) settings which would give your connection priority over hers?

  keca 09:59 25 Nov 2006

Hi,

I can't see anything about it in the Manual so I guess No it doesn't. I guess Netgear don't do it but does anyone else? If I need to get a new router I may consider it though if it solves my problem.

  mgmcc 12:59 25 Nov 2006

I have Telewest Cable broadband, not ADSL, but my Linksys router does have QoS settings with which to set priorities click here

  Ashrich 18:40 25 Nov 2006

Netgear has the QOS in the firmware but has chosen not to implement it in the DG834G , from what I can gather .I'd go for the ZyXel P660HW bundle click here
damn good price as well .

Ashley

  keca 11:41 26 Nov 2006

mgmcc & Ashrich,

Thanks for the reply I'll start looking for a new router starting with the Linksys and the Zyxel

Regards
Kev

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