What in Windows is assigning the internet bandwidth to multiple applications running on a PC

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by pdiedrich, Sep 1, 2006.

  1. pdiedrich

    pdiedrich Guest

    I always wondered which part of Windows is allocating and assigning the
    total internet bandwidth to multiple competing internet applications
    running on the same computer.Is there anything I can set to priotize
    certain applications (similar to the task manager where I can increase
    CPU priority for certain processes/programs)?

    Any thoughts would be appreciated.

    pdiedrich, Sep 1, 2006
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  2. pdiedrich

    Brian Guest

    You could try a firewall program like Zonealarm and only allow the ones you
    want. You can set the permissions to "ask" and deny those programs that you
    do not want to have access. This isn't exactly what you asked for but it
    does freeup the access for the programs you do want to have access to the
    Brian, Sep 2, 2006
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  3. pdiedrich

    Duane Arnold Guest

    Duane :)
    Duane Arnold, Sep 3, 2006
  4. pdiedrich

    Bazzer Smith Guest

    Setting the CPU priority might have a similar effect?

    Sometimes individual programs have options to limit the
    bandwidth they use (ussuslly dont' work tho!!)
    Bazzer Smith, Sep 4, 2006
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    DH Guest

    Wow! You must know every program that is available in the world to give
    that responce.

    I am in Awe.

    Dave H.
    DH, Sep 14, 2006
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