Multiple Download Sessions

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by sammyk, Aug 23, 2003.

  1. sammyk

    sammyk Guest

    How can I get Windows (XP Pro) to open more than two download sessions at a time? For some reason at home I'm limited to just two, while at work I think I can do up to four. Where can I change this setting?

    Basically, I can Right Click > Save As only two files at a time, and if I try a third it just sits and waits for one of the two to finish. :hs:

  2. sammyk

    sammyk Guest

    Cmon, someone has to know this! :x:
  3. Rob

    Rob OT Supporter

    Jul 6, 2002
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    Atlanta, GA
  4. sammyk

    sammyk Guest

  5. Joe_Cool

    Joe_Cool Moderator

    Jun 30, 2003
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    The problem you fixed with the registry hack is a "feature" of HTTP 1.1. The spec defines up to two concurrent connections to any given site. So any browser that is 1.1 compliant will limit you to two.
  6. sammyk

    sammyk Guest

    Yah, I noticed that. What I don't get is why they reduced the number of sessions from 4 with 1.0 to 2 with 1.1. :dunno:

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