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router Bandwidth cap workaround

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#1 Teru


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Posted 26 February 2012 - 03:43 PM

Recently my room mate has found a way to set a bandwidth cap threw our router I was wondering if there is a way around this somehow? I know it is caped based on your local IP in router so if I could change my local IP without login into or reseting the router then that might work. I ask this only because if I ever wanted to download a game or update one i already have I would reach my cap after 5 gigs and would have no more Internet for the day.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 04:23 PM

Ask your room mate to increase it, and if he doesn't comply time to get your own internet.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 05:44 PM

Who pays the ISP bill and who owns the router? If you share the cost then you have the right to get your fair share of bandwidth. If you own the router then you can make the changes. If he pays the bill and owns the router then he has every right to cap you and what you ask is against the forum rules.

This seems more of a roommate issue, than a how do I bypass a router setting issue.

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