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    i want to hog the internet connection

    Ok this may be a waste of time , im not sure it can be done and as i dont even know exactly what it is i want to do i cant google it!!

    Ill try and explain , we have a bt homehub router , two pc's connect wirelessly , the wifes laptop and my gaming rig , we live practically nextdoor to the exchange and sync up at 8192kb/s my ip profile is 7000kb/s so i know my connection is sound.

    she is a facebook fiend and when she is browsing pictures i lag out ingame regulaly , its getting to the point where i cant game if she is on the laptop its like being on a piece of elastic ingame

    is there any way i can make my pc hog the lions share of the banwidth? Or is it just a case of it being split equally? even if it means me connecting to the router with an ethernet cable i can do that.

    Im assuming it cant be done but theres no harm in askng

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    Re: i want to hog the internet connection

    I haven't used it, but perhaps try something like Netlimiter:

    NetLimiter - The Ultimate Bandwidth Shaper

    There may be better apps out there, but what you want is doable

    Alternatively, tell her to get the hell off facebook

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    Re: i want to hog the internet connection

    Quote Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post


    Alternatively, tell her to get the hell off facebook
    Afetr 39 years ive gotten quite attached to my testicles , i wouldnt want them dissapearing whilst i slept

    Thank you for that link ill download it now see whats what . il let yuo know

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    Re: i want to hog the internet connection

    ive worked it out set the download limit for inetrnet explorer on the laptop to 1mb/s , i dont think she'll even notice

    Thank you

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    Re: i want to hog the internet connection

    lol, you're welcome mate

    ...and so are your testicles

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