Need a free program to limit upload speed

jeffy777

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Can any recommend a good & free program so that I can limit my overall upload speed for a single computer on my network? The reason I need to do this: I don't have a whole lot of upload bandwidth (374kbs) and I have a few PCs on my network. When one PC is uploading a large file via HTTP (such as a video), it kills the upload speed on the other PCs until the file is done, and this can take awhile for big files. So if I could limit the upload speed, then it would keep things more balanced.

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Yeah, you can get routers that will prioritize packet types (i.e. allow BT to go at full speed, but if a HTTP request is made, slows down everything else for Internet browsing). You can even give one IP priority over all the others.
 

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Thanks for the replies guys. I bet my router can do it, I just have never messed with it.

EDIT: Went with a program called NetLimter. Works great, although not free......The one epp_b posted worked fine at first, but it even limits your bandwidth when you exit the program, and there didn't seem to be a way around that. And for some reason, the highest speed it would allow you to download was around 3500kbs, which is too slow. I thought that was kind of weird.
 
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