I've just moved, got a new connection, and I'm a bit out in the middle of nowhere.
I fired up utorrent and noticed crap speeds,(75-80k often dropping to 30) I had encryption enabled but not forced.
I disabled it completely, and then all my trackers started timing out.
I'm paying extra for a decent connection, I assumed that it was just shit wiring around here, and that was that.
Recently I downloaded some updates for my system and was very surprised when my speeds hit 1.2mb/sec
also as soon as I fire up utorrent my connection slows way down, even my web browser loads pages much slower despite the fact that utorrent is only using 75kb a second.
Am I being throttled or is there some issue with my setup, I'm used to 600k minimum speeds with the settings on my computer and a similar connection.
The only difference here is I have no router.
I've also decided to try relakks again, but every time I try to connect I get an 800 error which tells me I need to upgrade my router, and goes on to mention that some cisco routers need updates to use it, I'm assuming it's my isp's system that is causing that error.
Would getting a router help to fix some of my problems and allow me to at least use relakks?
any suggestions for another VPN or solution would be good too.