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How to get allot all the bandwidth on computer

I have a router (with wire) which is shared by a computer and a laptop. Now, I'm mad because every time the other party (laptop) uses the connection, my downloads slow down.

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"Give your computer higher priority in the router's QoS settings. This will give your packets priority at the router level. Setting this is up is dependent on your router's firmware as each is slightly different.

If your router supports third party firmware, some (such as DD-WRT) will allow actual throttling of a single user on the network. In DD-WRT this can be accomplished with the tc command.

If you have access to the other machine, which I'll assume is using Windows, you can install Traffic Shaper XP (freeware) or NetLimiter on it and limit bandwidth that way. Keep in mind only the paid versions of NetLimiter offer shaping. Trickle should work for most other systems.

Of course, each solution can be circumvented depending on how tech savvy the user of laptop is."