How to make the web pages load faster in IE8

Do you experience poor response/load time of your web pages in IE8. Here is what you can do to make your web page load faster in Internet Explorer 8.

This post suggest you to make the changes to the registry. Hence cautions in making the changes to registry. Before making changes to the registry, you should back up any valued data on the computer.

  1. Open Registry Editor by typing REGEDIT into the Run dialog in the start menu
  2. Browse to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings.
  3. Right click and create a new DWORD key and name it “MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server”
  4. Double click the key to set a value. The number 12 should be good.
  5. Right click and create a another new DWORD key and name it “MaxConnectionsPerServer”
  6. Double click on the key and set the value. The number 12 should be good.
  7. Close the Registry Editor
  8. Restart your your Internet Browser.

Hope you will see difference while browsing majority of sites on internet.

– Gangadhar Kotu

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2 responses to this post.

  1. These instructions are incorrect. See the correct insructions on the MS website: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc304129(v=vs.85).aspx

    Reply

    • The steps in the article helped me to get the page working for my scenario. The steps in MSDN article specifies for AJAX enabled page. Firstly, AJAX helps the page for better performance. Registry and Group policy changes towards the browser will help boosting the performance.

      Reply

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