msn slow transfer speed

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by steelfist, Mar 22, 2007.

  1. steelfist macrumors 6502a

    Aug 10, 2005
    i tried msn 6.0.2, and also Adium. the connection speed is ridiculously slow. it takes a couple of minutes to transfer 1 MB of stuff, and one or two minutes to transfer a 500 KB picture. what's wrong?
  2. Fillado macrumors member

    Jul 23, 2006
    Are you behind a router? If so it's because the ports aren't forwarded, and the Mac version doesn't do UPnP like the Windows version either. So because of this it has to send the file via Microsoft's servers which have a very small amount of bandwith.
  3. xJulianx macrumors 6502a


    Oct 1, 2006
    Brighton, UK
    To be honest, you're better of e-mailing files than sending them through MSN Messenger.
  4. steelfist thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Aug 10, 2005
    the thing is, my friend's msn for windows transfer speed is a lot faster though, and my mac programs are so slow.

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