How To Limit Reserved Internet Bandwidth in Windows 10

How many of you know that 80% of bandwidth would be reserved in Windows 10 by default? And Do you know that it decreases your Internet speed by the factor of 80%? Actually, some amount of Internet bandwidth can be reserved for your computer. So, if you use slow Internet connection, you can limit bandwidth in Windows 10 to speed up your Internet speed. This article will guide you how to limit reserved Internet bandwidth in Windows 10  Computer.

 

Limit Reserved Internet Bandwidth in Windows 10

limit bandwidth reserve in windows 10

Steps to Limit Reserved Internet Bandwidth in Windows 10

 

STEP 1: First, Open Start and type Run in the Search bar and Hit Enter.

STEP 2: Type gpedit.msc in Run box.

 

Limit Reserved Internet Bandwidth in Windows 10 - step 1 open gpedit

open gpedit

STEP 3 : Now navigate to Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Networks > QoS Packet Scheduler

 

STEP 4: When  you will Click on QoS Packet Scheduler, you will see the following screen. Here you have to Click on Limit Reservable Bandwidth.

Limit Reserved Internet Bandwidth in Windows 10- step 2 - editing qos

step 2 – editing QoS

 

 

STEP 5: A new window will appear after Clicking on Limit Reservable Bandwidth. In this window, you will see the option for Bandwidth Limit but it is Not Configured yet. Now you have to Check the Enabled option to limit reserved bandwidth.

 

By default, the reserved bandwidth is set to 80 in Windows 10. Here you have to set it to 0 (Zero). Look the following screenshot for the whole process.

Limit Reserved Internet Bandwidth in Windows 10 - set bandwidth to zero

set bandwidth to zero

 

 

STEP 6: At last Click OK and Close Group Policy Editor. Now you need to Restart you system.

All Done! Enjoy the fast Internet Speed as compared to before. If you want to Reset it to 80, simply Check Disabled/Not Configured option to make it as default in Windows 10.

 

Final words:

In this post, we have learned about how to Limit Reserved Internet Bandwidth in Windows 10. Follow this trick and enjoy the full speed on your computer. If you like this post, share it with your friends.

 

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