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Specify the Default TCP/IP Time to Live (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular

This setting specifies the default time to live (TTL) value for IP packets generated by the Windows TCP/IP stack.

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Open your registry and find the key below.

Create new string value named "DefaultTTL" and set it to equal the required TTL.

Restart Windows for the change to take effect.

Registry Editor Example
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\VxD\MSTCP]
Value Name: DefaultTTL
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: (Default = 32)

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Last modified: March 24, 2002