How to Increase your Internet Speed

In this guide i am going to show you how to optimize your PC settings for better performance, this includes two method where method 1 is about disabling the reserved bandwidth and the method 2 is to use public dns servers.

Disable Reserved Bandwidth:

20% of your bandwidth is reserved for “QoS” – Quality Of Service traffic which is required for windows services and applications. The  20% reserve limit can be disabled so you get the full 100%.

1.  Click Start and type regedit and select regedit from the displayed results OR hold the Windows Key and press R. In the Run dialog that opens type regedit and click OK

2. In the Registry Editor locate the following folder


3. Right Click on the Windows folder and select New to create a new folder and name it Psched

4. Click on the newly created folder Psched then in the right pane right click in the empty space and New DWORD (32-bit) Value from the drop down.

5. Type NonBestEffortLimit as the Value name

6. Right click on the NonBestEffortLimit value and select Modify.

7. In the Value Data field type 0 and Click OK.

8. Exit out of registry editor and reboot your PC.

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2. Use Public DNS Servers:

1. Hold the Windows Key and Press R. Type ncpa.cpl  in the run dialog and Click OK.


2. Right click on your connected Network Adapter (Wireless or Wired) and select Properties.

3.  Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and select Properties.



4. Place a check on Use the Following DNS Servers and input the following values:

Preferred DNS Server:

Alternate DNS Server:



Kevin Arrows
Kevin is a dynamic and self-motivated information technology professional, with a Thorough knowledge of all facets pertaining to network infrastructure design, implementation and administration. Superior record of delivering simultaneous large-scale mission critical projects on time and under budget.

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