and interrogating your PC etcTo get it back:Click Start then Run and type "gpedit.msc" without quotes.This opens the
editor. Then go to:Local Computer Policy then Computer Configuration thenAdministrative Templates then Network then QOS Packet Scheduler and then to LimitReservable Bandwidth.
on Limit Reservable
. It will say it is notconfigured, but the truth is under the 'Explain' tab i.e."By default, the Packet Scheduler limits the system to 20 percent of the bandwidth of a connection, but you can use thissetting to override the default."So the trick is to ENABLE reservable bandwidth, then setit to ZERO. This will allow the system to reserve nothing, rather than the default 20%.Itworks on Win 2000 as well.
windows XP system
would boot slowly. Most of the times it this has to do with the startup
. If you would like to speed up the bootup sequence, consider removing some of the startup applications that you do notneed. Easiest way to remove startup apps is through
System Configuration Utility
. Go toStart then Run and enter MSCONFIG and go to the Startup tab. Deselect/UnCheck application(s) that you do not want to startup at boot time
monitor that is constantly examining variousareas of your system. This information can be called up using the performance monitor application found in control panel\administrative tools. Of course, most of us have littleinterest in this sort of performance statistics monitoring, that being more the territory of systems administrators than individual users.The thing is, XP is still monitoring away, and some of its observation tools can use aconsiderable amount of resources. The disk monitoring is an example of this, and it's agood idea to turn the disk monitors off if you are not planning to use the performancemonitor application.