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Increase Internet speed in win7

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Udedenkz    51

OK I checked my configuration (netsh interface tcp show global), I have indeed set autotuninglevel to disable.

This helped me with download speeds in file sharing applications.

:)

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master2k27    9

omg tell me i want to gain 1KB a second i can now get all my porn from torrents faster !

there is a grate way to free up disk space in Windows 7 , deleat the windows folder in the C-drive, it works !

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+BudMan    3,536

Im with Xerxis here -- the vast majority of these so called tweaks are meaningless FUD.

Lets take your MaxConnectionsPerServer setting -- this does not in any way make your "internet" faster.. It does not increase your bandwidth, so its not making your internet faster.. At best it uses more connections to a server to "hopefully" load the page faster.

Which for one is against the http 1.1 spec

Clients that use persistent connections SHOULD limit the number of

simultaneous connections that they maintain to a given server. A

single-user client SHOULD maintain AT MOST 2 connections with any

server or proxy.

Only thing it "might do" is load a page slightly faster.

Also keep in mind your setting of 14 hex (20 decimal) is pointless, since that number of connections is not supported by the browser

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So you can set it to 20 all you want, your browser is at max going to use the value from the above table.

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Udedenkz    51

I am pretty sure you can set those to values you prefer in FF

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Orien    1
I am pretty sure you can set those to values you prefer in FF

Yes, but increasing those values in FF past a certain number does nothing because the HTTP 1.1 specifications are the ultimate factor.

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sammy2    8
Yes, but increasing those values in FF past a certain number does nothing because the HTTP 1.1 specifications are the ultimate factor.

whats the max number ?

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bogas04    195

Remove some of the nets and webs using "7" (I have attached a guide)

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Astra.Xtreme    2,794
whats the max number ?

Read 3 posts up from yours...

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sammy2    8
Read 3 posts up from yours...

I saw that but the chart has no credible source and ive seen higher values from other and better sources.

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Squirrelington    44

I might add if your web browsing seems slow it could also be you have higher latency, so you may have high throughput, it may take slightly longer to get to you in the first place for whatever reason.

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Astra.Xtreme    2,794
I saw that but the chart has no credible source and ive seen higher values from other and better sources.

No you haven't because it is what it is. I'm sure he'd be happy to cite a source, but those are the set in-stone numbers. Anything else you have seen is either BS or something completely different than what you think it is.

Edit: Here's where the table came from: http://www.stevesouders.com/blog/2008/03/2...el-connections/

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da00    115

Just because youre internet is somewhat fast, does not mean that the places you connect to, are.

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+BudMan    3,536
I saw that but the chart has no credible source and ive seen higher values from other and better sources.
Like where??

Is MS a good enough source for you?

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc...28VS.85%29.aspx

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Sorry but you can put 10,000 into those reg keys -- does not make a freaking difference.. The browser has its own limitations -- and again that is NOT increasing your internet speed ;)

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The_Decryptor    1,105

A lot of tweak sites have the wrong info, a whole bunch say you should make the max connections per server in Firefox to 32 or such to make the browsing faster.

That's great, except that Firefox has a hardcoded limit of 8, so supplying 32 won't do anything (even though they'll claim it does)

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Geoffrey B.    1,415

does fasterfox do this bit for you already?

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solardog    0
My GeForce 8800GT didn't increase my Internet speed either.

WHAT GIVES?

My 8800GTS did. The S means speed, internet speed.

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Draconian Guppy    13,037

No no no you guys got it all wrong.

His internet is slow because he's using IE8, he should be using opera! Hmmm wait His internet is slow because he's using Windows! He should be using leenoox to get OMGFTW!"!"?"!?R%"$? 9999999999999KB/ms (that's right MILIseconds :p )

Seriously though... Yawn... tweaks were a thing for XP, 2000 and below...

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Rohdekill    775

Just hold your network cable up so gravity speeds up the bits traveling through your cable. You'll get just as much of a speed increase as some of the tweaks,

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Udedenkz    51
No, windows 7 rtm has unlimited number of half-open connections.

:D

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+BudMan    3,536
Is one still required to do this with Windows 7?
NO -- Nor was it ever required in XP or Vista -- removing the limit of half open connections never sped up your internet either - or your torrents.

The limit was HALF OPEN connections -- ie nobody answered on the other end.. Why would you need more of these open??

What it was was a warning light that something is WRONG if you ever hit this limit. Yes if for some reason you were trying to open up more than 10 half open in a sec, then your new connections would get put in the queue, and yes this could introduce some delay in browsing, etc.. ie the warning light! And the event log error of 4226..

The correct course of action if running into this problem would be to correct whatever was trying to create so many half open connections in the first place - not dick with your tcp file to remove the limit.

Removing the limit did not in any way actually speed up your download of torrents -- again these are HALF OPEN connections, can not download anything from half open connection. Every torrent client out there worth using quickly addressed their methods of finding peers to not exceed the limits, and allowed the user to adjust how many half open the client would create, etc.

The so called patches out there to remove the limit were put out there by people not understanding the limit in the first place.

Ok sure it was a flawed attempt by MS to try and slowdown worms spreading, etc. Problem was vs the user actually looking into what was causing the 4226 errors and either correctly setting up their software, etc. They were removing the limit :rolleyes:

This was never ever required for full speed use of your torrent clients -- what is required, and the hardest thing of all it seems most of the time is a BASIC understanding of how what your using works. There were many many sites out there that gave the correct info in how to deal with 4226 errors and what caused them. The problem is still to day if you do a search for it you mostly return FUD about that stupid patch.

The saddest thing on the net is the amount of mis-information, and users love of spreading it vs actually checking out the facts before spreading it. It can take seconds for FUD to cover the globe -- it seems to take years to clear it up ;)

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sbrads    0

There was (is?) a problem with some BT routers in the UK that meant that some sites weren't reachable unless the MTU was set to a smaller than optimum (for speed) size as larger packets couldn't get through at all when these routers were busy. This was tweakable in XP and I've seen it work repeatedly on a few sites a year or so back. Being new to 7 I don't know if MTU is tweakable and I wouldn't consider bothering unless I heard of this problem happening nowadays. Perhaps 7 is clever enough to sort out such problems itself?

Anyway, as for slow browsing, chief suspect these days is AV software, it's getting too clever by half trying to detect malware on web pages. Even 'good' sites can have their pages hacked so you get malware just by looking at a page, let alone the dodgy sites, and newer AV software has to look at everything now, not just downloads, so it can slow down browsing.

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