Can listening and sharing music files, make the network traffic slow?

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we are a small office of 50 computers, all in one network with a server...my question is, our network are sometimes slow, is listening to shared music and other download activity make it a factor that we are experiencing a network traffic problem? pls enlighten me. thanks
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Jay_Jay70Commented:
it depends how you are listening to the music,

eg, if you are streaming from a central source then yes, it can slow the network down. Downloading from the internet will slow down internet speed of course, but should really affect local LAN traffic, what kind of hardware do you use switch wise?

you also may find that slow network can be put down to cabling issues, and virus traffic, what are the exact symptons and whendo they occur

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Jay_Jay70Commented:
been a long time on this one, any luck, can you finalise this question

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