Microsoft reserves 20% of your available bandwidth for their own purposes like Windows Updates and interrogating your PC.. so carefull on what you install on your PC.. hehehe… 😉
If you don’t what to allot that 20%, then you can configure or disable the QOS Packet Scheduler settings of your Windows XP.
If you like to know more about QOS Packet Scheduler, before do something that you may regret later, you may want to visit: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316666.
This will open the group policy editor.
4. By default the settings is set to “Not Configured” but when you read the information on the “Explain tab:” it says “By default, the Packet Scheduler limits the system to 20 percent of the bandwidth of a connection, but you can use this setting to override the default.”
6. Just don’t forget to click on APPLY and the OK button.
Last modified: February 3, 2009