Want to further optimize your network settings? Use this little known settings in Windows. (Directions are for Windows Vista and Windows 7 – settings apply to Windows XP also).
- Open the Network and Sharing Center
- Click on Change Adapter Settings
- Hit the Alt Key
- Click Advanced
- Advanced Settings
- Under Adapters and Bindings, Move the Network you use to the top
- Under the Provider Order, Move Microsoft Windows Network to the Top