How do I limit the upload available on my computer?

Updated: 01/24/2018 by Computer Hope

Software utilities

Upload speed

The easiest method to limit your upload speeds on a computer is by using a software utility designed to limit the upload speed and run it on the computer you want to limit. Below are some examples of software programs designed to limit the upload speed.

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We also recommend that you check the program serving the files for an upload setting that can be adjusted. Some programs that serve files to other computers may not set limits on uploads.

Network router

Finally, some network routers also have settings that can be adjusted to limit the amount of upload and download speed available for the router or per port. See router documentation to see if this is an available feature and how to set up this feature.

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