Because of my job I spent a lot of time downloading files from the internet, my productivity is killed by the simultaneous download limit in Windows. Is there anyway to work around this limit or a nifty program that will let me easily download more?
Now I have tried many programs that supposedly manage your downloading of file, and really have come up with mixed results. Though there is a way that you can change a setting in Windows to up the limit of simultaneous downloads allowed on your computer.
NOTE: This involves changes to your computer registry, so make sure you know what you are doing and make a backup of your system before making any changes.
- Navigate to HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings.
- Create a new DWORD named MaxConnectionsPerServer and assign it a value of 0000000a
- Create a new DWORD named MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server and assign it a value of 0000000a
This will increase your download limit to 10 simultaneous downloads, and should make downloading multiple files a lot easier.
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