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Ok so I'm in the middle of downloading a game on my computer and it says my computer appears to be behind a firewall. Right now to my knowledge I have windows firewall activated and I have a router. What can I do to make this download go faster?
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Anyone know?
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im confused what are you asking
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how can i disable the firewall on my router so i can speed the download process up
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post #5 of 13
close all other processes that are using internet bandwidth :\\

That's about it. Other than that, your internet speed is determined by your ISP plan and the amount of kb/s allowed by the website you are downloading from.
    
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post #7 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Vitaminx View Post
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Ywa he is right. If your paying for 3mb download thats all your gonna get unless the ISP screws up. It can happen. It happened to me. I paid for a 20 down and from time to time it shoots up to 40. Plus if the place your downloading from is slow then your bottlenecked by them aswell.
    
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post #8 of 13
Stupid "noobish" question;
Have you tried
FreeDownload Manager or similar?
Just checkin'
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by SpcCdr View Post
Stupid "noobish" question;
Have you tried
FreeDownload Manager or similar?
Just checkin'
IT wouldn't matter if he is downloading at his max speed. You can download any program in the world. But if he can only take in 3 at a time and the place is send 10, then all he is gonna get is 3 either way. Somewhere something is bottlenecking the connection.
    
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post #10 of 13
You aren't by any chance using the Blizzard downloader are you?
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