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7. Will the Optimizer work for Dialup ?

Yes, the Optimizer works for dialup as well.

Even though there are a couple of network adapter specific settings in the program, the rest of the 30+ tweaks still apply to dialup and other types of connectivity (i.e. USB modems, etc.)

Note that you should choose your internet conneciton speed in the connection speed slider, not your LAN speed.


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by unitg2 - 2006-06-11 20:26
How?

Where do I want to put the connection speed slider- the speed of my lan or the max speed of my dial-up connection? If I choose 56k, what is the impact on lan performance? The dial-up adapter does not show up in network adapter selection.
by Waper - 2006-08-26 07:10
Indeed! If those are global TCP settings then why the NIC from the pull-down menu? If it's NIC specific then how will the dial-up connection benefit?
by Philip - 2006-08-27 17:26
Most of the settings are global. Some can be set on different levels (globaly or per network interface). Not all settings apply to dialup, however it can still benefit from tweaking others.
by m2e2 - 2007-05-27 13:18
How I exactly configure TCP Optimizer for dialup espcially if there is no NIC for the modem ? Like what is the MTU for dialup, etc ?
by dargas - 2007-08-21 15:26
I have a external dial-up modem and TCP Optimizer will not see it in
Network Adapter Selection. What setting should I choose for US Robotics 56k modem ? Having major problems. Pls help or I will have to re-install software which takes forever.
by anonymous - 2011-09-06 20:03
Where are the answers to the forum questions?
by anonymous - 2011-12-20 22:57
I'm wondering the same thing
by Philip - 2011-12-21 11:13
You should choose the maximum available internet speed in the connection speed slider, and do not worry about the network card setting when using dialup.

Note this is not a forum, it is meant for additional comments and information. You can register on our forums for individual questions.
by anonymous - 2012-10-13 07:51
gud one sir..
but i couldnt locate my network adapter called "Reliance netconnect+"
what shall i do now??
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