If you use Windows XP Professional then it is possible to squeeze an extra 20% out of your internet connection. By default Windows XP Pro holds back 20% of your Internet speed for various services like windows update and spyware checks.

If you want to tap into this locked speed then make the following changes:

1. Go to Start-> Run-> and type gpedit.msc
2. Expand the Administrative Templates branch
3. Expand the Network tab
4. Highlight QoS Packet Scheduler
5. Click on Limit Reservable Bandwidth and check the enabled box
6. Then Change the Bandwidth limit % to 0 %

Once you have done this click apply and restart your PC. After rebooting you should see a noticeable improvement in your net speed.

170 Comments

  1. Deepak says:

    it does work…..nice

  2. kanth says:

    HELP!!!

    thrs no network branch under administrative branch

  3. sandeep kumar says:

    it’s amazing thanks, my dear friend. you rock’s

  4. bittu says:

    really its good tip please follow those steps defiantly its work

  5. Altaf says:

    ya its Gr8 tip :)

  6. AAS says:

    nice tip perfect works……..

  7. Jaskamal singh a student says:

    i think dat if i do the above method of increasingh speed by clicking on enable my pc’s prosessor will be effected that is my thinking else is ur thinking ………………………………

  8. akhil ram says:

    nice work

  9. maymay says:

    well thanks but when i type gpedit.msc they say its invalid and check for spelling
    pleeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaassssssssssseeeeeeeee helppppppppppppppppp:’( i beg ya :3

  10. Sandy says:

    Hi guys, I got a new Internet connection (512 MBPS Unlimited). What should be my Download and Upload Speed ? Please help…………….

  11. Hubhit says:

    How To Increase Your Internet Speed By 20% | Pc Tips Box…

    I will explain here about the procedure to increase speed of internet.There are some techniques to increase internet speed.Also softwares are used to increase internet speed….

  12. kris says:

    it wont let me type in gpedit it says it does not exist

  13. Del14 says:

    cant find da network tab

  14. Tim says:

    I have a trick to speed up windows.Get rid of windows completely go to apple or linux.

  15. unknown says:

    it makes only browsing fast, not downloading

  16. jaison says:

    do anyone know how to increase dialup speed am using a shg-e250 samsung phone and the network is aircel they say it has 480 kb\s and i only get 500-1000 bytes\s.

  17. Jerin says:

    Nice 1 works gr8

  18. varsha says:

    ya……….its’s work………….

  19. hamedullah says:

    hi for every one .
    can u tell me if we use gpedit.msc realy work but which type of problem vll be created with ou pc .

    thanks
    Regards

  20. some fool says:

    cool it really works

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>