Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)
File transfers will be slow if a direct connection between you and your contact can't be
established (either due to a non-UPnP NAT/router or firewall) then the file will go through
the Messenger server (in which case the transfer will be very very slow).
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"Mike" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> another question i always wanted to ask: why are file
> transfers in msn soooo slow?