How to Fix Steam Games Downloading Speed and Sudden Drops

Some of users reported on their steam game or update downloads starting then suddenly stops and occasionally downloading in very low speeds like 20-30 kbps or few hundred kilobytes per second while they are able to download up 10mb/sec. from the origin at the same time. We have prepared a simple fix for it.

Here is a simple fix to solve your sudden drops and speed issues on game download :


Try to start off your download from steam first then:

  • Go to Task Manager
  • Click services tab
  • Find DiagTrack service.
  • Right click
  • and press stop!
  • Hope it works.

DiagTrack Service is a tracking service collects data about functional issues in Windows.
-The description reveals no information about the purpose other than that it is collecting data about functional issues and sending those information to Microsoft.- So, there is no need for you to use this service. Please disable it.

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