Something my "boss" found the other night.
2. WinXP reserves 20% of your bandwidth for all those auto-update and fancy internet immersion crap they have put into it. to disable this follow these instructions:
-goto start menu and select "run"
-type in "gpedit.msc" and press enter
-select "administrative templates"
-then select "network"
-then select "QoS packet scheduler"
-double click "limit reservable bandwidth"
-enter 0% in the box
-click "OK" and close the group policy window
I like my computers like my Women.
"Back up in your ass with the resurrection"