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Captain_Cretin

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After noticing my bandwidth readings on the Vispa site were looking screwy I started to keep a closer eye on them, last month my usage was at least twice what the meter said, and as usual it had started going backwards every few days!!

So, being honest, I told them; they didn't believe me, so I saved each days chart for the first two weeks of this month and today I sent them all in; they still say nothing is wrong and pointed me to the new Sessions info box; so I added this up and pointed out that it ALSO does not tally with the usage chart!! AND THEY STILL SAY THERE IS NOTHING WRONG!!

Well, my conscience is clear, I will go back to downloading 70 -90 gig a month on a 50 gig account and let them sort it out!!
30 gig so far this month, but the meter says 8.9 and falling!!!
 

Mark.J

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Hmmm normally I'd say it's because the usage your computer recieves is a static representation of consumption that doesn't reflect how the data is often dynamically handled and compressed on its way to you. However in this case the difference seems to be fairly significant and I'm guessing most of what you download is also already compressed content (videos etc.)?
 

Captain_Cretin

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Yep, mostly video files via bittorrent (Spooks and BSG)

Even when you push the inconsistencies into their faces they will not admit there is a problem; here are the stats for my current "session"

Date Start/Finish Time IP D/L U/L Hrs connected
07/09/2008 21:00 (not disconnected) 83.217.168.149 26 MB 1,638 MB 225:22:54

26mb downloaded????? Try 9.7 gigs for Bittorrent alone!!!!
 
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