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Old November 19th, 2006
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LimeWire shows speeds in kilobytes, not kilobits. 8 bits = 1 byte, so 333 kilobits(Kbs) = 41.6 kilobytes(KB/s). Some of your speed is used for overhead(sending bits of information needed to recieve the file). So the speed of 30 KB/s is pretty close to what you should be getting.

For more info, just google "bits and bytes".

Edit: A couple thing you can do to help improve your speeds a little. In LW go to Tools>Options>Speed, and disable ultrapeer capabilities, then go to Tools>Options>Uploads>Basic, and tick beside auto clear completed uploads, and run LW minimized in the system tray. These settings may improve your speeds a little. Be sure to click apply after making changes.
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Last edited by 6_pac; November 19th, 2006 at 10:33 AM.
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