Default network bandwidth restriction in XP Pro

By dadilus1 ·
I understand there is default restriction on network usage, and that it can be changed somewhere in Control Panels Administrative Tools Group Policy settings: However, I lost the "How To" doc that showed the path when a drive failed. Can you point me in the right place.

Thanks R Gentry

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Setting is in group policy object editor.........

by dadilus1 In reply to Default network bandwidth ...

John called because his broadband speeds are slow. He's heard there's a way to tweak XP.
Well, John, you heard correctly. There is a way in Windows XP Professional (((not Home))) to increase your broadband speed. This is a snap-in, GPEDIT.MSC , the allows you to change default Group Policy Oblects. By default, Windows reserves some of your connection's bandwidth. But you can change that easily.
Click Start>>"Run". Type gpedit.msc and click "OK". The Group Policy Box will open. You will see Local Computer Policy. Click plus sign to expand "Computer Configuration" section, click the plus sign to expand the "Administrative Templates" section.
Next, click the plus sign to expand the then click the plus sign to expand the "Network" section. Highlight "QoS Packet Scheduler". In the right side of the box, double-click "Limit Reservable Bandwidth". Check "Enabled". Change Bandwidth limit to "0" percent. Click Apply>>"OK".
When you "restart your computer", the effect should be immediate.

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