This site is a technical reference site for me and anyone else who finds it. It is not a site for newbies; more for the sysadmin types. This site was created because I was sick of constantly searching for the same information over and over again. It is for me to note things that I want to remember if they come up again.
One of the most frequent complains about Windows Vista is the Multimedia Class Scheduler. The is an enabled-by-default component that prioritises multimedia applications and tasks such as video and music playback.However, when multimedia tasks are active, MCS will throttle down the global network bandwidth to around 10,000 packets per second. On high speed links like 100Mbps full duplex and 1000Mbps LAN connections that doesn’t use Jumbo Packets, the throttling may be significant drop network throughput. In Vista SP1, Microsoft added the ability to change the packet per second limit of the MCS, or completely disable it. Here’s how:
1. Press Windows key and R simultaneously.
2. Enter “regedit” (without the quotation marks) and press enter.
3. Using the tree on your left, navigate to the following branch: