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How do i make the upload speed go faster?
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If people are getting really slow uploads from you, you can try reducing your number of upload slots & number of simultaneous uploads per host. Or maybe play around with your upload bandwidth. This thread has lots of tips for setting up LW well
http://www.gnutellaforums.com/showthread.php?t=27036

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Thanks. I'll try that
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Before you follow those steps. Think. F.i. blocking 192.168.*.* would be blocking you from people like me, who are behind a router and have good connections and premium content for uploading. Didn't read rest of the thread. Pissed me of too much
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sleepless, that thread's just a guide & there's more to it than the first page! Nobody's telling General Lee to slavishly follow all the advice in that first post, just some info to read. I've read it & I didn't go & block certain IP ranges

Just a little bit further on in that thread, someone comes along & explains that blocking those hosts is not such a good idea.
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Yea, sleepless is right: that second thread has some really old info, which was of limited use 4 years ago back in 2002.

Today, with UPnP and all the other coding that works around firewalls, there is no advantage to blocking LAN IP's (the the 10.0's and 192.'s)
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... blocking 192.168.*.* would be blocking you from people like me, who are behind a router and have good connections and premium content for uploading.
AFAIK people who have that & 10. ip's are people who aren't properly configured or/& on networks. So yes, you can still connect to them & downld from them. But impossible to direct connect to them. These days downlding from them is not a problem. I don't block those ip's & have downlded from them many, many a time. Sleepless is it possible for you to configure your system a little better? I presume you don't get a brick wall in front of the blue world firewall icon at the bottom of LW's interface? It may not even be a big issue. But I'd like to explore your options.
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I'm sorry if you got offended Birdy. This was not an attack against you in any way.

This was an attack against that really outdated thread. Someone should really look into that. This forum is suppose to help people. As all regular users of this forum know, you too, is that the majority of the users coming on here with problems do not want to read. They want answers right away and when you point them to page after page of (in my mind) useless reading, except for maybe the end. How far do you think they will read ?
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I have the router from hell. It's a SMC 7204BRA and have tried for hours configureing it with no luck. I even managed to block myself from accesing it in the end. I even tried to get ISP techsupport to configure it for me. They had no luck either, so I'm kinda out of ideas

i do get that brickwall, but still people upload from me just fine. Even files that only I have (I'm pretty sure) I use UPnP to connect and it seems to be working allright. Not perfect though and I would really like to change it but can't seem to find that extra cash I need
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That's ok, if people are uploading from you.
FYI Port forwarding for SMC 7204BRA http://www.portforward.com/english/r...A/Limewire.htm But if you can't access it anymore.

And you're right, I should change the links to that thread/older post.
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