NOTE: This tip applies to Windows 95/98/me only. By adding an extra parameter into the Dial-Up Networking, you can speed up your modem dial-up speed. To do so, follow these steps:
1. Click on 'Start->Settings->Control Panel' 2. Double-click on the 'Modems' icon 3. Click on the 'Properties' button, click on the 'Command' tab, then click on the 'Advanced' button 4. In the 'Extra Settings' box type 'S11=40' then click OK
The number 40 shows the time between two dial tones in milliseconds.