In this guide, I will show you how to speed up your internet for free!
Lets speed up your internet by resetting your hosts file, shall we.
- Click here to download RstHosts v2.0
- Save the file to your desktop.
- Right Click and Run as Administrator.
The next step we will take to speed up your internet connection.
Open your device manager. hit the start button then copy and paste devmgmt.msc into the start search box hit enter.
Left click the + next to network adapters, right click and un-install your wireless driver.
Then your ethernet driver, make sure and do not tick the box that says delete driver.
Then, click the View menu and select Show hidden devices
Then click on
Then scroll down right click and uninstall the drivers listed below, don’t worry these will be reinstalled upon reboot by windows.
- Ancillary Function Driver for Winsock
- Net BT
- Net Io Legacy Support Driver
- Tcp/ip Protical Driver
- Tcp/ip Registry Compatibility
- NSI proxy Service
- ide channel
- Nd Proxy
- Security Driver
- Security Processor Loader Driver
- Windows Firewall Authorization Driver
Each of these files will request a reboot after uninstall.
Select no until you uninstall the Windows Firewall Authorization Driver then select Yes to reboot your machine.
We will now speed up your internet, by setting the proper DNS for your machine.
Another key process in speeding up your internet connection, is finding the best DNS.
Follow This Guide. to find the best Dns server for your machine.
- Open Elevated Command Prompt.
- Click Start
- All Programs
- Right-click Command Prompt
- Click Run as administrator.
- Now type or copy and paste the commands below, (one at a time) hitting enter after each.
Speed up your internet by disabling Ipv6, and its components.
Then disable Ipv6 with this Ms Fixit.
Note: This fix-it may fail at disabling ipv6, here are manual instructions.
- Hit start
- Control Panel
- Network & Internet
- NetWork & Sharing Center
- Change Adapter Settings.
- Right Click Your Connection
- Select Properties
- Un-Check Ipv6
- Hit ok.
Remove the tunnel adapters, with this Ms Fixit.
Let’s speed up your internet with TCP optimizer.
I would like you to reboot your machine, prior to running the next tool.
When speeding up your internet connection, this next tool is key. Download TCP Optimizer.
Save it to your desktop.
Right Click Run As Administrator.
At the top adjust the slider for the connection speed, after you run a
Speedtest to find out what speeds you are getting.
We will now speed up your internet connections with Simple System Tweaker.
Simple System Tweaker Once installed.
Now hit next, under general tweaks untick the two boxes in the shot below.
Under Networking Tweaks Make sure all items are ticked.
Now make sure that all are ticked here, as well.
Then hit apply tweaks.
You will be presented with this.
Select Yes to reboot your machine.
Your internet, should be running at peak level now. These steps can be performed on Xp through 8.1