How to configure eMule for faster download

eMule requires a number of basic settings so that you can download faster. The first has to do with the firewall included with Windows, better known as Windows Firewall. It is important that eMule belongs to the exceptions in this security feature. Therefore, press the Windows key and type in firewall. Then select the Firewall & network protection option.

Open Windows FirewallOpen Windows Firewall

Click now Allow an app through the firewall.

Adding exceptions in Windows FirewallAdding exceptions in Windows Firewall

In the list below, look for eMule and check the box on the left. Make sure the boxes on the right are both ticked. If you can’t mark them, make sure you click the button first Change settings clicked.

Mark eMule as allowedMark eMule as allowed

pressures Okto apply the changes.

Save the changesSave the changes

Now it’s time to open eMule. Within the application you can make some adjustments to improve the download speed. To do this, click Options.

Open settingsOpen settings

Click in Sections General on the option Start with Windows. This will allow eMule to start downloading as soon as we log into our PC.

Start eMule automaticallyStart eMule automatically

Now open the section Connection and enter in the number field below Download die 0 a. This will remove the download speed limit. Of course, if you have a very slow connection, it is advisable to keep it. also don’t forget Autoconnect on startup to enable the downloads to start automatically when you open the application.

Remove download restrictionRemove download restriction

Finally, you can set some secondary settings that will no doubt help improve the connection. A good example of this can be found in the section Server. Check the first three boxes to keep the list of servers used up to date.

Updated server listUpdated server list

While these settings help increase download speeds, there are other external factors that can also contribute. For example, it is recommended that you are near your router or connect to it with an Ethernet cable. A fast hard drive, preferably an SSD, and a relatively modern processor are also important factors in achieving high download rates. Finally, don’t forget to open the ports manually so that eMule can work without any restrictions.

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