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Didn't it say that it would download as fast as in like a minute or so? How come the speed here is so slow? (Some fields in the image have been covered for privacy)

 

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Operating system:Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) Service Pack 1

System root: C:\Windows

Available physical memory: 3792 MB

CPU: Intel® Core i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz

Drive Info:

C: 279.05 GB

Q: 17.58 GB

Internet Explorer: 11.0

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Download speed depends by your ISP bandwith and the servers bandwith from which you are downloading the file.

As an example, if you have got 640kbit/s of downstream bandwidth from your ISP, your max download speed will be 80kB/s... But if server(s) bandwith (from which you are downloading the file) is 640kbit/s, you'll receive max 80kB/s, even if you have got 1Gbit/s (max download speed 128MB/s).

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You can check your ISP bandwidth through any speedtest website present on the WWW, like as an example http://speedtest.net

You can check the max download speed of a server simply downloading a file directly from that server.

Anyway, if that server bandwidth is 80kB/s, and the file you are searching for is present only on that server, you can't in any way increase its speed.

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