Multiple Download Sessions in Internet Explorer

Satheesh C B | Sunday, December 21, 2008 | 0 comments

Internet Explorer by default doesn’t allow more than 2 simultaneous  download sessions.This is to comply with certain Internet standards that prohibit multiple file downloads at a time.However, this limit can be removed by a simple registry hack.

Make sure that you follow these steps closely and only manner as described below  ,because registry  hacking  can be risky.

  • Click “Start| Run”
  • Type “regidit” and click “OK”


  • In the registry , navigate
    to “HKEY_CURRENT_User|Software|Microsoft|Windows|CurrentVersion|InternetSettings”
  • Click ”Edit|New|DWORDValue”and name it as “MaxConnectionsPer1_0ServerSparksSpace
  • Double-click on the newly created value and enter the Value Data as “10” and Base Value as “Decimal”
  • Again click”Edit|New|DWORD Value” to create another value and name it as “MaxConnectionsPerServer
  • Double-click on the newly created Value and enter the Value Data as”10” and Base Value as “Decimal”
  • Close the Registry Editor

            The above tip will increase the number of simultaneous download to 10

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