VoIP Forum and other Technology Forums: Windows XP SP2, Skype, eMule
I posted this in the VoIP forums and thought it would be useful to blog it as well:
I've noticed some problems with the number of simultaneous connections after installing Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2).
Apparently, as a security measure, Microsoft has limited the number of simultaneous connections to 10 to reduce the spread of viruses such as MSBlast.
As a side effect, this has slowed down many eMule users and I've noticed some issues with my Skype client.
Well, I found a patch for it! It patches the new TCPIP.SYS file in the C:\Windows\system32\drivers directory. It does a simple change to the hex value 10 in the file. more...