By default, the Windows operating system reserves about twenty percent of the bandwidth on the system needs. This can be one of the reasons for reduced traffic Internet connection. To disable this feature, call the main system menu by pressing the "start" button, and navigate to the Run dialog.
Enter the value in gpedit.msc in the Open box, and confirm running the tool "group policy Editor" by pressing the OK button. Open the link to "computer Configuration" and navigate to "Administrative templates". Expand "Network" and select "package Manager QoS". Use the link Properties and click the tab "Parameter" dialog box. Apply the check box on "Enabled" and enter the desired value in the corresponding line. Apply changes by pressing OK button.
Note the number of so-called half-open connections. This feature was introduced by Microsoft to reduce the speed of propagation of malware from infected PCs and decrease the probability of participation of a computer in DoS attacks. By default, the local computer cannot support more than ten outbound connections, and exceeding this threshold connections are made in order of priority. Use specialized application of Half-open Limit, freely distributed in the Internet, to remove this restriction of traffic. Please note that this restriction does not apply to incoming connections, only outgoing connections.
Use the ability to disable checking for available updates as the various installed applications and the operating system itself Windows. Background updates can significantly reduce network traffic. The settings of most programs allow you to disable this feature.