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Disable Internet Access (All Windows) Popular
By using this tweak you are able to restrict access to the Internet when using Internet Explorer and other Microsoft compatible products such as Office.

Configure Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) (Windows 98/Me)
Windows 98SE and Me include a feature called Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) which enables networked PCs to easily share a single Internet connection. These settings allow you to configure some ICS parameters.

Enable Remote Assistance (Windows XP) Popular
The Remote Assistance feature is a convenient way for an administrator to remotely connect to a computer and with permission view the screen, move the mouse, use the keyboard and chat online.

Enable IP Packet Forwarding (Windows NT/2000/XP) Popular
By default, TCP/IP forwarding is not enabled in Windows, this setting can be used to enable TCP/IP forwarding for all network connections that are installed and used by the computer.

Speed-up Modem and Serial Connections (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
Windows is normally limited to a default maximum speed of 115,200 bps for serial communications. By using compression and high-speed UARTS modern modems may reach this limit and not be allowed to operate at full speed. This tweak allows Windows to communicate with speeds of 230400, 460800 and 921600 bps.

Keep Remote Connections Active After Logging Off (Windows NT/2000/XP)
When you log off from a Windows client any Remote Access Service (RAS) connections will be automatically disconnected. Enable this setting to remain connected after logging off.

Disable Automatic Modem Connections at Startup (All Windows) Popular
If remote connections are enabled in Windows, the system may try to initiate an Internet connection at Windows startup or at the start of many applications. This setting disables that behaviour.

Optimize Broadband PPPoE Connections (Windows Me) Popular
This setting optimized the IP MTU value so that there is reduced packet fragmentation when using a broadband connection with PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet).

Increase Transfer Rates with ICS and Broadband Connections (Windows 98) Popular
If you are using Internet Connection Sharing ("ICS") with a broadband connection then remove this key to increase the performance.

Cable Modem and DSL Speed Tweak to Increase Performance (Windows NT) Popular
Use these settings with your Cable Modem or DSL broadband Internet connection, to boost network throughput performance with Windows NT.

Optimize Broadband Cable Modem and DSL Connections (Windows 2000/XP) Popular
These settings allow you to boost the speed of your broadband Internet connection when using a Cable Modem or DSL Router with Windows 2000 and Windows XP.

Cable Modem and DSL Speed Tweak to Increase Performance (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
These settings allow you to boost the speed of your broadband Internet connection when using a Cable Modem or DSL Router with Windows 95, 98 and Millennium Edition.

Modify the Internet Auto-Dial Settings (All Windows)
Windows has the option to automatically dial your Internet Service Provider (ISP) to establish an Internet connection. This option can be controlled using this tweak.

Optimize Internet Connection Speed (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
By optimizing the MaxMTU & MaxMSS settings along with the RWIN and TTL settings you can increase dialup modem and broadband connection reliability and performance by as much as 200%.

Optimize the DefaultRcvWindow & DefaultTTL Settings (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
The optimization of RcvWindow and DefaultTTL along with other registry settings such as MaxMTU and MaxMSS can speed up TCPIP modem and Internet connections.

Dial-Up Networking Password Box Greyed Out (Windows 95/98/Me)
If you are having problems trying to get DUN to remember your password and you find the option grayed out then there are a few things you can try.