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post #11 of 16
OP. It's called QoS. Look it up.
& yes. Don't be a douche and limit your parents.
They pay for the internet. You don't.
post #12 of 16
You can limit your own bandwidth by using NetLimiter.
post #13 of 16
If you want to be a total douche you can lock all the ports down on your router so the only ones that work are your gaming ports and port 80 for internet. Trust me though, I would be really pissed if I found out that some who doesn't pay for the internet was messing with it
    
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If you want to be a total douche you can lock all the ports down on your router so the only ones that work are your gaming ports and port 80 for internet. Trust me though, I would be really pissed if I found out that some who doesn't pay for the internet was messing with it
I do pay for it.
    
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Bandwidth is not the issue, more over, you should be scared of upload bandwidth used up while gaming and lag\\latency as posted before me. The download bandwidth has a smaller impact (you can sort of say) on gaming.

Is your dad seeding heavily? What are his download speeds to begin with for his files?
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Win 7 has built in local QOS for throttling bandwidth within group policy manager (gpedit.msc) If you don't use Win7 then you need a router firmware that supports QOS.
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