To comply with current Requests for Comments (RFC), Internet Explorer limits the number of simultaneous downloads to two downloads, plus one queued download. This configuration is a function of the browser. However, as connection speeds increase, and the number of total connections that are allowed to Internet servers increase, the two-connection limit may be restrictive. To increase the number of simultaneous connections that are allowed to 10, follow these steps:
Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
Locate the following key in the registry:
On the Edit menu, click Add Value , and then add the following registry values:
Quit Registry Editor.
This procedure is for informational purposes only.