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Home Network Bandwidth Control

I will mount a home network to share the ADSL internet connection. The speed is 1Mb, but I want that my PC get 75% of the bandwidth and the another PC get 25%.

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Guest [Entry]

"If your router doesn't support traffic shaping, you can install this on each computer:

Traffic Shaper XP is a free bandwidth limiter for Windows 2000, XP
and 2003 Server. It combines high
performance traffic shaping with the
ease of use and flexibility to keep
your network free of congestion."
Guest [Entry]

As churnd mentioned, router gateway support of QOS is what you are looking for. If you are using certain Linksys, Buffalo, or Asus hardware, and are comfortable applying a third-party firmware to your device, you can replace the standard firmware with Tomato and get really good QOS control with live graphs that show how your traffic is being prioritized. It allows you to prioritize by physical port, network port and protocol. More information about supported hardware can be found here.