How To: Make Your Internet Run Faster in Windows 7

Make Your Internet Run Faster in Windows 7


  • If you don't trust that these steps are safe or that they won't work, than have your computer/laptop backed up so you can restore it if necessary.

Step 1 Update all Windows software

Everything needs to be up-to-date in Windows 7, so update any software that needs it.

How to Make Your Internet Run Faster in Windows 7

Step 2  Choose a faster web browser

Usually, Internet Explorer isn't that fast, but you could choose a different browser from the list below, in order from the best to the least.

  1. Google Chrome
  2. Internet Explorer 9
  3. Opera Web Browser
  4. Mozilla Firefox
  5. Apple Safari

How to Make Your Internet Run Faster in Windows 7

If sticking with Internet Explorer, make sure you have updated everything and that you have the newest version—IE9.

Step 3 Use a CMD Prompt Internet speed trick  

Once finished with the above 2 steps, go to Command (CMD) Prompt in Windows and enter this code:

regsvr32 actxprxy.dll

It will say DllRegisterServer in actxprxy.dll succeeded.

How to Make Your Internet Run Faster in Windows 7

Step 4 Use another CMD Prompt trick

In the command line, use the following in this order:

netsh int tcp show global

netsh int tcp set global chimney=enabled

netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=normal

netsch int tcp set global congestionprovider=ctcp

Step 5 Changing Internet Explorer 9's options

Open Internet Explorer 9 and go to Internet Options and under the General tab, go to Browsing History, click Settings and check if Temporary Internet Files are at 250 . If not, change it.

Step 6 Get namebench

Go to the namebench website and choose whichever operating system you have installed, then download and install it.

How to Make Your Internet Run Faster in Windows 7

Chose the browser which you use most often and run it. Once finished, it will provide you a DNS server address (e.g. and This is the Open DNS one, which is pretty fast, but depends on where you live—you could have a faster DNS server address.

To add it, go to Network and Sharing Center. Go to Connections and click on your connection. Then Properties and on Internet Protocol Version 4, click Properties and under DNS Server, type yours in.

Thanks for reading and if any problems please just contact.

(1) How to make your internet faster in Windows (part one), (2) How to make your internet faster in Windows (part two)

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If anyone gets error , then go to start->cmd, rightclick-> run as admin.
And run the code"regsvr32 actxprxy.dll"... This works... :)

On the last command "netsch int tcp set global congestionprovider=ctcp" I get "'netsch' is not recognized as an internal or external command,

operable program or batch file." What does this mean?

Looks like a type-o.Try dropping the "c", and using "netsh" like the other commands.

check the spelling it should read netsh remove letter "c" and will work

How do I restore to original settings over the previous

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