Tweak of the week: Speed up Internet Explorer

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Tweak #11 - october 17, 2001

To be compliant to the standard, Internet Explorer limits the number of connections to one web server.
Depending on the type of server, the number of connections is limited to 2 or 4.

This tweak removes this limit. Note that your browser will no longer be compliant. But it will be lots faster.

The tweak

Go to the registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

Look for the following values:


If they don't exist, create them as DWORD values.

Set these values to the number of simultaneous connections you want to allow. A good value is 50.

Download reg file

This reg file does the work for you.

Download tweak11.reg