internet speed drops when brother use his PC

Acer Aspire as5570-2792 notebook
March 4, 2010 at 04:28:12
Specs: Windows 7
I am using bsnl unlimited broadband plan we are running two destop computer and one laptop using a enternet switch when my brother use his pc my internet speed marked reduced even google take so much time to open .but when he stop working on it speed increase . plz help me

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March 4, 2010 at 05:29:00
Chances are your brother is either uploading or downloading something big. Ask him nicely to stop it while you're online. Or, if you have the router in your room, unplug it. As a last resort you could talk to your parents about making him stop.

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March 5, 2010 at 00:02:55
be practical man
it means it has no solution for my problem
unplug is not a solution have you another formula

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March 6, 2010 at 05:44:09
I am being practical.

The only other choice you have is to buy a router that does bandwidth limiting. If your brother isn't likely to stop hogging bandwidth when you want to go online just because you ask him to, he isn't likely to appreciate you limiting his bandwidth and I suspect you'll get you'd get your butt kicked by him as soon as he found out........and I'd wager he is older and tougher than you or you'd have just told him to knock off the bandwidth hogging when you wanted to go online and that would have been the end of it.

So, since you're the younger brother, buying a device capable of limiting bandwidth is just about your only option....that or telling on him. You know he's downloading illegal music, movies or software. Maybe you'll get him grounded off the computer for a while if you tell your parents. Regardless, I can't think of a single option you have that won't get you beat up by your brother so there you go.

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