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Wannabe Geek

# 31897 3-Apr-2009 18:19
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I've recently moved to Aussie where, unlike my old broadband provider, they have peak and off peak download limits. TPG are offering up 25gb off peak from 2am til 8am. Is it possible to schedule a download from a site like rapidshare to start during this off peak time using some kind of software? I'm not much of a torrent user and don't mind paying the rapidshare fee.

Also does anyone know what TPG speeds are like? I use to be with telecom, although a little costly I had no problems with speed and it very rarely dropped off line.

Thanks, I'm pretty new to this game.


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# 205201 3-Apr-2009 18:22
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I use IDM and its awesome!  You can schedule downloads, and have it shut down your pc when finished.  You can also manitain your rapidshare or other file hosting sites details within too...

Cheers, Stevo

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Wannabe Geek

  # 205202 3-Apr-2009 18:25
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Thanks mate, will have to give it a try!


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  # 205204 3-Apr-2009 19:04
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I have a RapidShare premium account and use FlashGet as my download client.

You can load up your download links in FlashGet and in the settings, set the start and stop times for your downloads.

I have all my downloads to start at 2am and finish at 6am if necessary, although theyre done long before 6am.


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