on June 11, 2001 by Toby
Crundwell & Thomas
select the Networking tab.
should have PPP (Point to Point Protocol)
select as the Type of dial-up server I am calling,
& have TCP/IP as your only component. You
should remove as many other Network components as possible,
although this may depend on whether you are on a solitary
machine, or part of a network.
click the Settings button.
the options shown in the picture above. You would be best
off leaving Enable
software compression Unticked for best overall
system performance (Software compression is performed by the
CPU), this is particularly important if you intend to play
games online, where you’ll need as much free CPU resources
as you can. Obviously this can effect download speeds &
such, so should you just down Internet browsing/emailing
mostly then leave it Ticked. Now click Ok.
TCP/IP & then select the Properties
an IP address automatically unless you have a static
IP address assigned by your ISP.
DNS server address automatically unless you have
know the relevant addresses for your ISP. Most ISP's
will have this address on there tech support
In the General tab tick –
gateway on remote network. For Use
IP header compression you will have to make a slight
trade off depending on your usage. If you like to play
games online a lot then leave this Unticked as it will improve ping times. For normal
browsing/downloading, etc. Leaving this Ticked
will improve speed.
the WINS tab Untick Enable LMHOSTS lookup.
Click Ok &