Last Updated on
December 02, 1999 by Thomas
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the PC is connected to the Internet & uses Dial-up
adapter set it as follows.
the Bindings tab, tick as many entries as
the Advanced tab, for Enable
Point to point IP, select Yes.
IP packet size select Large.
a log file
IPX header compression
If you use the PC for browsing & downloading mainly,
then set it to Yes instead. Click Ok
once all those changes have been made.
set up your network devices MTU,TTL, etc. as described in the Windows
registry guide. If you are using the IPX/SPX protocol you
can also set the NDI-cache size.
LANís connected to the Internet have permanent connections
& in Internet options, under the Connections
tab, select Never dial a connection. This may help
others who are also connect to the Internet via DSL or other
such connection, where no dial-up is necessary to connect.
& printer sharing
up the Network control panel, clicking on the File &
Printer sharing button. Enable or disable them as
required. For performance & more importantly security
reasons it would be best to disable them, particularly
if the machine is connected to the Internet.
- If you have chosen to enable it you must also
put a tick in the, I want to enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP
option in the other Network protocols.
guide should help you in optimizing your LAN for better data
transfers & such, & of course making LAN games more
enjoyable. Feel free to make any suggestions about this guide.
Some of this is in testing & may need to be updated
for better results. Let me know if it helps.
Printable version of this article can be found here.
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