Internet becomes more popular and also the part of our daily life. Whatever we need we use internet like shopping, information and so on. But low internet speed can make us into lot’s of trouble. Internet speed may vary in different different devices while using the same network because of hardware variations and software configurations that’s why people are always searching for how to increase internet speed on the web.
If you are using slow internet connection and want to increase internet speed on windows then I’ll suggest you to leave this article because it may or may not benefit you to increase your internet speed but If you are using high speed internet connections but still getting low internet speed then this article is for you and Now you can continue with this article.
How to Increase Internet Speed on Windows
There are many methods to increase internet speed by configuring your windows software but I’ll go through the best one so that you can get the good internet speed in less time and without breaking windows rules and firewall. So let’s start the windows configuration to increase your internet speed.
1. Limit Reservable Bandwidth
As Internet user are increasing day by day, Internet bandwidths get divided and result in crawling down of internet speed. Also, there is some bandwidth limit that is perpetually remain reserved on our computer. This bandwidth is for system use which is allocated to a system by default.
This bandwidth includes 20-30% of internet speed of the total speed of a connection. Now here is the trick by which you can Unallocated this reserved bandwidth and can enjoy high-speed internet by this internet booster technique.
Steps to edit limit reservable bandwidth:
Click on start and type “gpedit.msc” (without quotes).
Now a Local policy group editor dialog box will open. Now click on Administrative Template folder at a left side in the dialog box. Now select Network option at the right side of the box. Now click on QoS packet schedules from the right list under settings.
Double click on the file Limit reservable bandwidth. Now a limit reservable dialog box will appear it will show Not configured by default.
Click on Enable and set the Bandwith limit % from 20 to 0 and click Ok.
That’s it! you are done this will unallocated or free the reserved bandwidth. And you will experience the high-speed internet. This Internet booster trick will increase your internet speed up to 20-30%. Without this bandwidth reservation, there are many other factors which can slow down your internet speed.
These may include an outdated software like antivirus and many more background running processes. You can stop such processes by opening task manager(ALT+CTRL+DEL) and ending that process. This will also Boost your internet speed
2. Managing Cache
Caches are the temporarily stored internet data which is used by browsers like Internet explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox etc to open any site faster after visiting any site. This cache gets stored automatically to your computer.
Although caches are designed to speed up your internet speed but sometimes it can slow down the internet speed when they exceed beyond the limited size. In that case, we have to clear the caches to speed up the internet.
Steps to clear the cache on Chrome
- Open Google Chrome and press CTRL+SHIFT+DELETE.
- Select the Temporary Internet Files, History and Cache data. Clearing history data will help you to stay secure on some hacking attacks. So I recommend to clear them also.
- Click on delete.
Now this will delete all your temporary Internet data, history and cache data from your computer. By this, your internet speed will get boosted.
3. Cinfigure Device Manager
First of all, you need to right click on my computer and click on “Properties”
Now you need to click on Device manager
Now you will see a new window will open. Here you need to expand the “Ports”
Now here you need to click on Communications Ports and double click on it.
Now click on “Port Settings” Here you need to change “Bit per second” to a maximum available and “Flow Control” to Hardware.
That’s it now save it and restart your PC. You will notice the increased speed up to 30%-90% on your windows PC.
These three practices will undoubtedly increase your internet speed and help you to enjoy the fast internet. Please comment below if you face any problem at any method discussed above. Don’t forget to share with your friends too!