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Sunday, February 24, 2008

Increasing Internet Band-Width By 20%

Microsoft reserves 20% of your available bandwidth for their own purposes like Windows Updates and interrogating your PC etc. Click Start then Run and type gpedit.msc. This opens the group policy editor. Then go to: Local Computer Policy-->Computer Configuration-->Administrative Templates-->Network-->QoS Packet Scheduler and then to LimitReservableBandwidth. Double click on Limit Reservable bandwidth. It will say it is not configured, but the truth is under the 'Explain' tab i.e."By default, the Packet Scheduler limits the system to 20 percent of the bandwidth of a connection, but you can use this setting to override the default." So the trick is to ENABLE reservable bandwidth, then set it to ZERO. This will allow the system to reserve nothing, rather than the default 20%.It works on Windows 2000 and XP as well.

2 comments:

tahahaiyat said...

dude Local Computer Policy-->Computer Configuration-->Administrative Templates-->Network-->

After going into Templates there is no Network column or something like that plzz help I am using XP ....Thanx in advance send the trick to this ID.."tahahaiyat@yahoo.com"..

Phanse said...

I couldn't understand the problem...
Because, I had personally checked this trick. And to the best of knowledge it was working fine.

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