View Full Version : Trying to get SA-MP working on a very slow connection

25/12/2008, 09:21 PM
I passed my download limit, I'm now on 64 kb/s maximum, still I time out after joined for 10 seconds :(

My intention is to stop all programs from having internet connection, except for samp, (in order to play samp, after that ill put the settings back)

heres an overview of my firewall internet programs (the once that have a 'v' are allowed to internet)


I was wondering, if I block them all, will I
- be able to play samp ?
- be able to do nothing with internet
- be able to play samp still for 10 seconds

- is sampserver.exe thingy also the connection for just to play samp?

25/12/2008, 10:01 PM
i dunt know what u r talkin about butt i say yes! :mrgreen:

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25/12/2008, 10:04 PM
Your speed is very poor, you'd be lucky to get it to work on any servers. However disabling EVERYTHING else that wants internet access may make more room for SA:MP. No gurantees this will work.

26/12/2008, 01:03 AM
hmm, So you have exceeded the download limit. If you block the programs, and play SA:MP it will download more. So as you have exceeded the limits, are you willing to pay for it ><.

In USA if you have a limited internet plan, and if you exceed the limits, the speed will still stay the same. But it will cost you more depending on how much you download. I dont know the system in USA. But in my opinion the speed or the downloading should be the same when you are downloading and if it will cost you.

I hope I helped.

-SA_killer :D

26/12/2008, 01:17 AM
Where I am, unlimited bandwidth >:D.

26/12/2008, 01:38 AM
Jolteon ]
Your speed is very poor.

Very. Try disabling everything and then try connect. Worth a try.

26/12/2008, 09:10 AM
i've more bad connection than you & due to that breakdown of optic fiber under the sea my internet went nuts.. But still i can play & never timed out i get 290 ping, my normal ping is 100-140

26/12/2008, 09:11 AM
Try to speed up your internet by searching it on youtube or something. A few tricks there works. I speed up your internet a little.

26/12/2008, 10:07 AM
The ping is only 20, but I join server, I choose skin, I press shift, takes about 10 seconds to spawn after having pressed shift :/ then when someone says 'hi mave' in the chat, I type 'hi' to reply, takes another 10 seconds, then after a few seconds (30-50) I timeout :(

26/12/2008, 04:07 PM
If you block sampserver.exe you will be able to play but not run a server5 on localhost.

26/12/2008, 07:58 PM
wait... something is wrong :s, I block everything except the sampserver thing, but when I click ok, it still hasnt blocked the ones I selected ! :s I even restarted to test, didnt work, xfire, and msn etc still work :@ anyone knows whats wrong? or got another solution to send all my internet power to samp only?

26/12/2008, 08:44 PM
Belgacom ADSL - Linksys WAG

27/12/2008, 08:14 AM
Have you tried to hack your Modem to make it go faster?


Looking at the URL it looks like trying to speed up your internet by changing your DNS server, which will do nothing related to SA:MP.

27/12/2008, 08:32 AM
dang I'll guess I'll just have to wait 4 more days D:

27/12/2008, 07:48 PM
Have you tried to hack your Modem to make it go faster?


1) That's not a hack, that's only changing your DNS server away from your ISP ones.
2) It will only help when doing DNS resolves (i.e domain names to IPs, one off)

Mave's limit is his downstream. The only thing you can try is to disable everything except for the program you want to access the internet. Even then, the connection is too bad to play.

Choose a different IP that dosen't throttle you so badly when you go over their limits. Remember that few ISPs are "truly" unlimited even if they say so.

Bogdan Cirstea
27/12/2008, 09:58 PM
Anyway Mave, why this slow connection? I believe you're not home or something..

27/12/2008, 10:11 PM
I am home, but I exceeded my download limit (60 gig a month) , so now I'm on 64 kb/s MAX :(

Bogdan Cirstea
27/12/2008, 10:17 PM
god..60gigs.. :o what could you download soo much?

27/12/2008, 10:20 PM
GTA IV + That 70's show all seasons + 8 simple rules all seasons + load of movies + pure (game) + loads of dubstep