Mar 112008
 

Increasing the number of connection for Internet Explorer and the number of connections to one individual webserver can dramatically increase the speed of accessing website in Internet Explorer. The result is obvivous as increasing the number of connections can directly increase the faster loading of a website.

This tweak requires editing the Windows Registry and adding a couple of Registry keys and works on Internet Explorer versions 5.x to Internet Explorer 7 and Internet Explorer 8.0 Beta.

1. Click Start – Run – type “regedit” and press Enter

2. Navigate to the following Registry Key

[HKEY_CURRRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]

HKEY_CURRRENT_USER
    \Software
         \Microsoft
              \Windows
                   \CurrentVersion
                        \Internet Settings
                          

Add MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server DWORD

Add a new DWORD by right-click in the right-pane – select “New” – “DWORD”

 Windows Registry new dword

Name the DWORD key as MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server and value in decimal as “6″ to set internet explorers number of maximum connections to “6″ [default is 4]

Add maxConnectionsPerServer DWORD

Add a new DWORD by right-click in the right-pane – select “New” – “DWORD”

Name the DWORD key as maxConnectionsPerServer and value in decimal as “6″ to set internet explorers number of maximum connections to “6″ [default is 2]

Max Connections in Internet Explorer

This sets the values for the maximum connections for Internet Explorer and maximum connections per web server.

Now, close the Windows Registry Editor and open an Internet Explorer window and see the pages flying. Happy internet browsing!!!

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  One Response to “Speed up Internet Explorer by tweaking maximum connections”

  1. I’ve checked my computer and I have a value of 10… Is that ok?

    Thanks

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