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Posted: 07 Dec 04, 12:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

...but I feel I'm kinda silly to ask it now, after all this time. I've got a few questions about the BITTorrent thing. The truth is I never downloaded anything so far, because I had no PC of mine until last week and no Internet connection until today (used to go regularly to an I-cafe). Please forgive me if the same questions have been asked before!!!
So:

1. How long do I have to keep my window open after downloading anything? I could keep it open for a few hours, but not very much longer, because I'm not at home for a big deal of time and I have to turn off my PC everyday.

2. As I have only a 128 kbps connection, does anyone have any idea how long it'd take to download a Queen concert like Hyde Park'76 or Hammy'75?




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Posted: 07 Dec 04, 12:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I use Bit Torrent once in a while. Most of the files that Bit Torrent shares are big files like TV episodes, movies, games, videos, and when it comes to music you don't really find individual songs like on Kazaa but complete albums instead.

So even if you have a high speed connection, you might have no choice but to let those files download for quite a lot of hours (perhaps days). I for once spent 36 hours downloading the Earls Court 77' video because it was 1.2 GB.


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Posted: 07 Dec 04, 12:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

36 hours to download Earls Court from Queenzone? GULP!

But how long do I have to keep the window open?! So that other pals can download it too...


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Posted: 07 Dec 04, 13:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color="red">Brianmay1975 wrote:

But how long do I have to keep the window open?! So that other pals can download it too...


That actually depends on how many people are downloading from you, how fast their connection is, etc.




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Posted: 07 Dec 04, 15:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Rather compliccated, anyway, let's see what I can do... Thanks for helping!


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Posted: 07 Dec 04, 16:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I always leave my windows open until my upload is double what my download was.

Plus I keep the files in case anyone needs them in the future.

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Posted: 08 Dec 04, 07:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=darkred><b>The Prophet HeM wrote:

You don't have to leave 'em open. You can close it, if you want to. But if you do it, other people will take more time donwloading the files. If you keep 'em open, you'll be helping other people.


That's good to know. I'll do my best to keep it open as long as I can... After all, I'll download things when I know I'm able to stay at home for a longer time.


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Posted: 08 Dec 04, 12:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font color=darkred><b>The Prophet HeM wrote:

Try this thread:

http://www.queenzone.com/queenzone/forumnew/forum_topic_view.aspx?Q=377400

Two concerts with excellent quality, no BitTorrent needed and in mp3 format, what means that the downloads will be finished much faster.
:-)


WOW! THANKS, HeM! You're an angel... I just began downloading the files, listened to Procession and it's sooo cool! I begin to understand why the Japanese are so much in love with Queen :)



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