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    RSS queues usually defaults to 4, however,...

    RSS queues usually defaults to 4, however, reducing it to 2 may help reduce CPU utilization. It should generally be set to 4, or at most to the number of physical CPU cores before hyperthreading,...
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    To reduce CPU usage, you may want to turn on...

    To reduce CPU usage, you may want to turn on Interrupt Moderation, turn on jumbo frames, and turn on some offloads like checksum, LSO, ARP, NS offload (it will reduce CPU load by turning some...
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    There is this one local pub that rented a big...

    There is this one local pub that rented a big tent and set it on their parking lot, tables are spaced like 10' apart and I feel comfortable enough to go there and have a couple of brews with a two...
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    If your CPU is maxed out during tests that would...

    If your CPU is maxed out during tests that would definitely be the culprit, the Network adapter settings have to be examined more carefully, see which ones reduce CPU usage.
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    I mentioned to also check the router load since...

    I mentioned to also check the router load since different Network Adapter configurations may affect packet headers, QoS settings, etc. that can also affect router load and OS load, increasing the...
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    You may want to increase the number of...

    You may want to increase the number of Send/Receive buffers in the Network Adapter properties. I wouldn't use Experimental TCP Wndow auto-tuning, it used to have some issues with LAN transfers and...
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    I would use 1480 MTU on the laptop as well,...

    I would use 1480 MTU on the laptop as well, otherwise the router would have to re-package all packets to fit its MTU. This is not a problem per se, but may introduce a couple of milliseconds latency.
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    Seems you have already done the basic...

    Seems you have already done the basic troubleshooting tasks. Next step would be to tinker more with the NIC driver parameters, for example try manually setting speed and duplex (not auto).

    Another...
  9. The port forwarding rule is generally something...

    The port forwarding rule is generally something like: From [Any] external IP address, to 192.68.1.251 destination (or any other local IP address that is unused). You can set the protocol to UDP, or...
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    Thank you, stayed at home with family, had a good...

    Thank you, stayed at home with family, had a good time.
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    You're getting there! :)

    You're getting there! :)
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    Yeah, not sure what happened but they start...

    Yeah, not sure what happened but they start rolling faster, some kind of time warp ;)
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    Cheers, thanks Paft :)

    Cheers, thanks Paft :)
  14. You may want to read about the NIC settings here:...

    You may want to read about the NIC settings here: https://www.speedguide.net/articles/network-adapter-optimization-3449
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    Thanks guys! :)

    Thanks guys! :)
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    No problem, hopefully some of these will help.

    No problem, hopefully some of these will help.
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    Good attitude, things looking up, sounds great...

    Good attitude, things looking up, sounds great Paft, I am glad! :)
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    Yeah, rotary phones were so much fun, if they...

    Yeah, rotary phones were so much fun, if they come up with a rotary cell phone I'm buying some for my kids for sure! Or at least flip-phones, please!
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    VA.. Sounds great, benefits and all. Divorce...

    VA.. Sounds great, benefits and all. Divorce must've been a pain. Either that or I am too sentimental.
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    Hey Mike, it's been ages! :)

    Hey Mike, it's been ages! :)
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    Born 1984, that's just too sad :/ R.I.P. Jesse

    Born 1984, that's just too sad :/

    R.I.P. Jesse
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    I went fishing.

    I went fishing.
  23. I assume you right-clicked on PowerShell and...

    I assume you right-clicked on PowerShell and chose to "Run as Administrator" before running the command? Otherwise you wouldn't have the rights to change a lot of settings.

    If you tried as admin,...
  24. It is possible... You may also want to try the...

    It is possible... You may also want to try the PowerShell cmdlet:

    Set-NetOffloadGlobalSetting -Chimney enabled

    Chimney offload is deprecated, it should probably be disabled anyway.
  25. Maybe their driver monitors/modifies the...

    Maybe their driver monitors/modifies the settings, not sure. The TCP Optimizer uses standard Windows PowerShell cmdlets and netsh commands to set those, all documented. How do you determine they are...
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    I use a Brother MFC 9460cdn, I've had it for a...

    I use a Brother MFC 9460cdn, I've had it for a few years. It is a multi-function device, including color laser printer, fax (rarely needed these days), and scanner, both flatbed and feeding single...
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    Whoa, 8GB of RAM and quad-core 1.5GHz CPU, this...

    Whoa, 8GB of RAM and quad-core 1.5GHz CPU, this can do a lot.. I may pick one up to play with when I find the time..

    Bringing me to another chaotic thought on the subject..
    [ Rant ]
    Kids seem...
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    I don't know, otoh there will always be demand...

    I don't know, otoh there will always be demand for people with certain skills, knowledge and understanding, as they are the ones creating value in general. We lost some knowledge with generational...
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    I am not very familiar with the SonicWall...

    I am not very familiar with the SonicWall appliances, but I would first try different configuration settings.

    1. Often the MTU is an issue with VPNs because of additional tunneling/encapsulation....
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    I browsed for a bit, didn't see anything...

    I browsed for a bit, didn't see anything exceptional, even though there are many products that have at least 10% off.. There are just way too many at meh discounts it seems to find really good deals....
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