Increase the number of concurrent downloads in Vista and XP

I actually wrote about this in 2004 and again in 2007 but a few people have forgotten and sometimes Vista tweaks are not the same as previous version.

Anyway, many times you are updating / downloading many files at the same time. Microsoft limits this to 2 or 3, I forget (since I run the tweak on a new machine ASAP). In all honesty this can be annoying. If you are installing new versions of your security programs at the same time and updating say Adobe Reader and downloading a couple of songs, you can get really annoyed at the wait and click game.

The following tweak resolves that issue. Continue reading

RAM aka Memory for your computer

Howdy one and all, welcome back to another fact filled mission. This week we are going to use our James Bond like skills to check out SPECTER. Since we have just finished a series of training article on how to set up Virtual Memory, we need to take the next step and figure out if we have enough memory (RAM) in our computers to tackle the mission at hand. Continue reading