Forum discussion tagged with downloading.
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    Question Getting absurdly low download speeds in Stea

    I am getting crazy slow download speeds from steam(and other applications) I watched it briefly spike to 100MB/s but then drop down to 1 or 8 and it has done this for a while. Im not sure what to try. I have changed the download settings to change the region and have also made sure there was not...
  2. ScarfWizard

    Question Leaving PC on overnight ?

    Hey, so, I live in a rural place and have VERY slow internet. Because of this, in order to download large games and files I will leave my pc on overnight to download, sometimes for a few days in a row. Since I have to do this quite often, I worry about wear and tear on my system. I was wonder...
  3. NoobxCamper

    [SOLVED] Asus PCIe Card Disconnecting When Downloading

    I keep having this problem with my Asus PCIe wifi card that keeps disconnecting me if I am downloading any large file(s) after maybe 5-10 minutes of downloading. However, this only happens when I am connected to the 5ghz network, and works fine on the 2.4ghz network, albeit slower. I updated all...
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    [SOLVED] Send WIFI To Friend

    Hi, Is it possible for me to send my WIFI to my friend? His WIFI is terrible and it takes hours for him to download even small games. Can I somehow send wifi to him or download games for him from my WIFI or even send games without him using his WIFI? Thanks, ExplosiveGeek
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    Question Internet connection dies when downloading games on my desktop PC, but other devices don't have the same issue on the same network ?

    Hey everyone , thanks for reading . My problem: When I download games from Steam , for example, it downloads at full speed, no problems, then the speed starts to drop quickily and the connection dies, every device connected to the modem lose internet connection as well. This only happens...
  6. alfredjoejr

    [SOLVED] How is downloading done?

    While a file is being downloaded, where is it stored first? (I mean, while its still downloading) Because, I've observed that the download speed is usually higher at times, and I just wanted to know where those bits of data are stored while being downloaded and flushed to the destination directory.
  7. kwoosh

    [SOLVED] PC slow when downloading

    My PC has recently become very slow on startup and when downloading to the point where it can be unusable at times and I'll just have to wait it out. My hard drive and my ssd both have about 100gb left on them so I didn't know if that could be the case, but I'd like to know for sure what could...
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    [SOLVED] My network is limiting my download speed

    Hello, new here and been researching a problem I have encountered. My computer which is fairly old but not completely outdated is having problems downloading things at my internets full potential. My Google speed test revealed a "Good" connection with 28 MBit/s download and 9 MBit/s upload with...
  9. Hash Volt

    Question i have lag issues with downloading games from some software.

    When installing games from steam, it lags just a little. When installing games from Epic Games, it lags like heck you cant do anything, even the mouse has lag. (that happens only when a game is installing, when it is not or it is stopped, everything is fine) h e l p
  10. _Louis_

    Question MACHINE_CHECK_EXCEPTION Error when downloading on Steam

    I recently received a Custom-Built PC from PC Specialist. Overall, the machine runs really well and handles the games I play nicely. However, when I am downloading games on Steam the PC freezes up and then gives me a Blue Screen error with the Stop-Code "MACHINE_CHECK_EXCEPTION". This has...
  11. SalamiZ16

    Question Computer Laggy and Stutterinng while streaming or downloading

    Hi, I have been having stutter problems when downloading games form something like steam or origin. My computer is basically unusable during this time and its very annoying. It also happens while I am trying to stream. Please help. My computer specs are listed below CPU: Ryzen 7 2700x GPU: GTX...
  12. TheStagGamer

    [SOLVED] Download speed slow on browsers compared to other programs and actual bandwidth.

    Hi there. I seem to have run into a problem where my downloads on browsers only download at a speed of 1.3MB/s. (Edge, Chrome, Chrome incogneto[With no extentions] + Firefox) Even when I download on steam at 5.8MB/s and on speedtest get around 50mbps. The file-hosting website doesn't seem to...
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    [SOLVED] Internet Explorer cant download files normally

    Hi, I'm have problem with the Internet Explorer 11. After I created new SCCM preconfigured image first thing I noticed after installing is that the downloading files in IE is strange. When i start to download some file there is two options to select - Save/Run. When I click run, file starts...
  14. Vezium

    [SOLVED] Computer BSODs with 'CRITICAL PROCESS DIED' Whenever trying to download large files.

    Hello, See my specs below :- Intel core i7-7700k ASUS Z-170A Motherboard 16GB Ballistix sport 2400Mhz RAM 2 x 500GB Samsung EVO 850 SSD (I think it's 850) GTX 1080-TI EVGA 1000W Platinum I'm having some issues downloading large files. Everything else runs fine on my computer, installations...
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    X370 or B350

    I was gifted an MSI X370 Gaming Plus motherboard brand new. I was thinking of building with a Ryzen 5 1600 and a B350 but now that I have a X370 should I just keep it or sell it to buy a B350?
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    AX650 RMA - Acceptable equivalent PSU?

    Hi everyone, I've had to RMA my Corsair AX650 as it refuses to power on every now and again. The unit is 5 years old and there is no newer version of it - if they can't replace it like-for-like as per their warranty, what would be an acceptable (Corsair) equivalent in terms of build quality and...
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    Sound and video glitching /falling out of sync

    Hi there guys, My girlfriends laptop is having a really strange problem I've not encountered before. We will be watching something, Youtube, VLC, etc and the sound and video starts glitching as if it's holding in place. It does this when the laptop has been on for a while, the CPU load doesn't...
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    i5-4690K + gtx 950 OR I3 6100 + RX 480

    Which combo would be better for 1080p gaming? Also, what fps would I expect from both builds. Thank you.
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    Cooler required just for gaming?

    I am building a new PC for gaming. I wanted to know will I need a cpu cooler? I am buying an i7 4790k with GTX 970. I won't be overclocking it atleast for an year because that won't be required. So will I need a cpu cooler for that period? EDIT- I mean cooler other than stock.