Increase Your Cable Modem or DSL Speed in XP

This tweak is for broad band cable connections on stand alone machines withWinXP professional version - might work on Home version also.
It may also workwith networked machines as well.
This tweak assumes that you have let WinXP create a connection on install foryour cable modem/NIC combination and that your connection has tcp/ip - QoS -file and print sharing - and client for Microsoft networks , only, installed.
It also assumes that WinXP will detect your NIC and has in-box drivers for it.
If it doesn't do not try this.In the "My Network Places" properties (right-click on the desktop icon andchoose properties), highlight the connectionthen at the menu bar choose "Advanced" then "Advanced Settings".
Uncheck thetwo boxes in the lower half for the bindings for File and Printer sharing and Client for MS networks.
Click OK.

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