My download speed when running WinSCP is slower than it should be. How can I fix this?

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I'm using WinSCP and my download speeds are always around 1MB/sec even when other utilities show faster speeds. How can I fix it?

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If there isn't any latency in the traffic path and you're only noticing the slower speeds via WinSCP, this may be related to a WinSCP setting. Try disabling "Optimize Connection Buffer Size" in your Connection menu. There's more information available in this WinSCP forum thread about how to change this setting.


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