Solve file copy problems: Tweak Vista's auto-tuning network

Posted on Monday, Feb 18 2008 @ 02:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Once again, Microsoft thinks it can solve all of your problems by being smarter than you are. Unfortunately, some of the "automatic tuning" features of Vista can yield in lower performance.

One of Vista's features tries to change the network's receive window on-the-fly to adapt to changing network conditions. If you've been experiencing lower network throughput when transferring large files or experience weird network disconnects, then you can try disabling Vista's auto-tuning network feature.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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