Slow network transfer speed in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 – Hotfix

A Hotfix is available for slow network transfer speeds.  (Microsoft Link to Hotfix)

(See our other optimization tips in previous articles.)

Before

Before Patch

After

After

Other Tweaks

Try disabling everything in the Advanced Tab with the exception of Flow Control (leave it on).

turnoff

Find your optimal MTU using Ping.

Connect to older SAMBA servers and older network devices (Article on NTLM)

Cannot access computer by NetBios name after replacing NIC card – See how to clear cache here  using NBTSTAT

Disable LLMNR from the command line (Database connections and moving large files across a network)

Disable your anti-virus and check the speed.  Is your anti-virus causing issues?

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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2 Responses to Slow network transfer speed in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 – Hotfix

  1. Ramblinrick says:

    Steve,

    Merry Christmas to you and your students…

    Rick @ What’s On My PC and Bookmarks4Techs.com

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