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So I have this friend that torrents everything and eats up all the bandwidth, but he only uses wireless...
How can I limit his bandwidth with my modem/gateway?


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Transmit Power
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RTS Threshold
bytes
Fragmentation Threshold
bytes
Beacon Period
milliseconds
DTIM Period
beacons

Can't even upload a picture with 2 bytes/s

Which should I change to minimize the wireless bandwidth?
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What brand/model of router?
    
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I am not familiar with that but maybe you could drop it down to wireless b?
    
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Wireless B wouldn't help, look on the router for QoS and try that.
    
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post #6 of 9
Tell him to limit his download speed through the torrent application, or install net balancer on his PC...if he doesn't comply he's not really your friend.
Edited by aweir - 2/3/11 at 9:55pm
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Tell him to limit his download speed through the torrent application, or install net balancer on his PC...if he doesn't comply he's not really your friend.
I was about to say this. Why is he on your internet?
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Wrap your router in tinfoil.
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post #9 of 9
QOS in the router
Some router has settings in QOS to limit bandwidth by ip address, MAC address or by ports and such.

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I looked at your router manual, and it doesnt have a QOS setting. There is no way to control the bandwidth at all from the router
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