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    How to increase Broadband Speed (XP Pro)

    This is a discussion on How to increase Broadband Speed (XP Pro) within the Speed tests and how to get better results forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Hey Guys this may help someone By default (even with QoS disabled) Windows XP reserves up to 20 percent of ...

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      How to increase Broadband Speed (XP Pro)

      Hey Guys this may help someone

      By default (even with QoS disabled) Windows XP reserves up to 20 percent of your connections bandwidth. To override this reserve take the following steps.

      Make sure you Log on as Administrator, not as a user with Administrator privileges.

      * Start-> Run-> type gpedit.msc
      * You will see [Local Computer Policy]
      * Expand the [Administrative Templates] branch
      * Expand the [Network] branch
      * Highlight [QoS Packet Scheduler]
      * Double-click [Limit Reservable Bandwidth]
      * Check [Enabled]
      * Change [Bandwidth limit %] to 0 %
      * Click [Apply] [OK]

      * Restart

      Effect is immediate.

      This is for XP Pro only!

      Dave

      *Edit*

      If you want to use this method with XP Home then take a look at this site. Its a guide on how to get gpedit.msc on XP Home as it doesnt come as standard.

      Let me know if it works
      Last edited by daid85; 19-09-10 at 06:37 AM.


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      Re: How to increase Broadband Speed (XP Pro)

      Not sure this increases your broadband speed but it certainly helps with XP Pro as this OS reserves 20% of available bandwidth for its own use.

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      Re: How to increase Broadband Speed (XP Pro)

      Using TCPOptimiser or DrTCP will also help.

      TomD


      Please note the views and recommendations in my posts are my own and in no way reflect the views of SkyUser.


      Useful Utilites

      https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

      Note - When downloading always select the Custom install or you will end up with stuff you don't want.





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      Re: How to increase Broadband Speed (XP Pro)

      Yeah speed not so much but i have noticed web pages loading quicker etc. so i thought id share

     

     

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