View Full Version : PATCHES?? CAN U SET IT(values) OR WHAT??

03-13-01, 02:49 PM
patches from this site and dslreports.com etc., do u set the values or does it do it by itself??
i'm using WinME and a dsl connection.
my adapter is TCP/IP -> network telesystems P.P.P.o.E Adapter (NTSP3)
can u give me any sites on where i can get these patches??
and do these patches decrease ping??
and also should i use one??

[ 03-13-2001: Message edited by: death ]

03-13-01, 03:08 PM
Yes patchs put in values go here for patchs http://www.speedguide.net/Cable_modems/cable_patches.shtml I will leave you directions:
First bring up REGEDIT, type REGEDIT in your run box and hit OK.
Under Registry at the top of the box, click on that, now click on Export Registry File, a box will come up asking where you want to export it to, just put it in your C drive, then name it at the bottem of box, Registry. Click on ALL at the bottom so it copies all of your registry.
Click on save.
Now if you ever get in trouble or want the old regestry back, bring REGEDIT back up and click on Registry and click on import registry file, go to your C drive and click on registry and click open, reboot and your good to go.
Anytime you add a new program, backup again, any program, back it up to the same place as the last one, it will overwrite it. If you do not backup after each new program is instaled you will not have those setting's in regestry if you have to backup for some reason.

Do nothing else in this box as it is the heart of your computer, just what it says above and no more!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1. You probaly need to PRINT these instructions!!!!!!!!!!!!

Go to main page on Speedguide, go to patch page (Listed on left)
2. Download the faster loading of webpages for your OS, download the speedpatch for your OS, becarefull, there are alot of patches on this page. Please read installation instructions for these patchs on patch page.Please read how to install speed patch.
3. Download the back to default patch for your OS, do not install this patch, just download it in case you ever want to change patches.Please ead instructions on patch on how to install speed patch.
4. Download Vtcp386 Fix patch if you are running WIN 98 or 98SE and install (Big V). Additionally, if your OS is Win 95, you will also need to download and install the vtcp386 .zip (small v) and the Windows Socket Two patch.
5. Go to http://forums.speedguide.net/optd.shtml bookmark this page as you may wish to return. Run tweak tester, check check connection, turn off firewalls, if you have one, copy the results by highlighing everything in the box with your mouse, then hit Ctrl & c, with your key board, come back to Speedguide and in same post you were in reply, when box comes up , cursor blinking at start of box hit Ctrl & v, this will copy results in box so I may look at them.
7. I do not recommend adding any other patches, all these tests change by the minute so don't be fooled an start adding patch after patch.
8. The best time to test for speed is early in the morning when no one (or not many) people are on the net.
9. Nothing should be running during any test, no virus stuff, firewalls,
and always clear (Delete, no this will not harm your system) your temp internet files before each test, not once during testing, after each test.
10. Do not add other speed patches on top of each other, always go back to default before trying another patch, I am aware of only one patch that will remove previous patch without having to return to default.
11. In the future, here are some other sites you may wish to visit, go to www.testmyspeed.com. (http://www.testmyspeed.com.) Please bookmark that page as well as www.pcpitstop.com (http://www.pcpitstop.com) so you may return. Also another good dowload site would be www.happypuppy.com (http://www.happypuppy.com) click on 10 demos and a large download file, do not download the whole file, just most of it.
12. You may in the future wish to go to www.AnalogX.com (http://www.AnalogX.com) and download Net Stat Live, run this while downloading a large file.
13. Please take your time and good luck. I would suggest at least 128 RAM and read up on all this, but be care full.
14. The most accurate way of testing speed is downloading large file as explained above from somewhere like www.happypuppy.com (http://www.happypuppy.com) (not all of it, just most of it). All other speed test sites will vary, www.AOL.com (http://www.AOL.com) is another fast server, you may download from this site also, remember to delete temp internet files before doing test. Try both sites as 1 may be having problems.
When refering to speed Kb is Kilobits, KB is Kilobytes Divide by 8 kilobits to get kilobytes.
Also you may wish to download Dr.TCP from www.dslreports.com (http://www.dslreports.com) to adjust MSS, MTU. RWIN and other numbers in future, this is for advanced people and I do not recommend changing any numbers that patches put in.

If you are running WIN 98 or SE, once a week run Sys file checker to make sure you have all your files, all you really need to worry about are Windons fikes and subfolders. Run, help for more information


03-13-01, 03:13 PM
Their is a PPPoE patch for you on patch page :)

03-13-01, 03:17 PM
posted 03-13-2001 12:20 AM | Posts: 491 | From Long Beach, CA, USA | Registered: Sep 2000 |
That is EnterNet.
Unlike most other arrangements, with NTS EnterNet you can not use Dr.TCP to tweak the MTU. NTS has decided to limit the MTU (or as they erroneously call it, the 'MaxFrameSize') to a maximum of 1454. Here's what you should do to give you the broadest range for your "possible" MTU.

1. First you have to tweak the registry. Remember NTS has limited the MTU to 1454 while the PPPoE Maximum is 1492. Although this small increase will do you no good if you don't actually have an MTU greater or equal to 1454, it still widens your MTU's upper bound.
Open regedit and drill down to here:


Find the specific 000n folder (where "n" is a number) that contains the Network Telesystems PPPoE Adapter (NTSP3) adapter. Then drill down further to:


Find this entry: max = "1454".

Double click on max and change this value to 1492. Now reboot

2. Ok, now that you have increased the upper limit for your MTU, it's time to actually increase your MTU. Go to:

Control Panel
Network Telesystems Enternet PPPoE Adapter (NTSP3)
Click on the Advanced tab
Find "MaxFrameSize" and change it to 1492.
Now reboot.

To be sure that you put the settings in the correct places, go here and down-load some pictures of the registry: http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,240626;mode=flat

[ 03-13-2001: Message edited by: rmrucker ]