A slow internet speed is a difficult situation for every one because you have to waste a lot of time in opening or browsing a website by doing nothing but just waiting. If you are interested to increase your internet speed by 20%, please follow the steps given below if you are using Windows XP in your computer.Windows XP holds 20% of the broadband bandwidth for some purpose like Windows updates and spyware checks etc. We can make use of this locked 20% speed so that the speed of internet will improve. Here are the steps to do this.
First goto Start -> Run and then type 'gpedit.msc' to open the Group policy editor.
Now you need to expand the 'Administrative Templates'
Now Expand the 'Network' tab.
Now you have to click on 'QoS Packet Scheduler'. You can see a screen shot below.
Now click on 'Limit Reservable Bandwidth' in the right pane as shown in above screen shot. and select the 'enabled' radio button. See a screen shot below.
Now change the 'Bandwidth limit %' from 20% to 0% as shown in above screen shot.
That is all. Now save the changes and reboot your computer. You will definitely see a significant improvement in the internet connection when you try to browse websites.