How to Run the TCPIP Patcher

The tcpip patcher from lvllord is a small program capable of changing the half-open tcp limit in Windows XP Service Pack 2. I have also tried this on SP3 and it works just as fine.

You may be interested to utilize the tcpip patcher but please use it at your own risk. Make sure to create a system restore point so you can revert your system back in case there's trouble.
This procedure is simple but has to be done carefully. The steps are as follows:

1. Download zipped file (english version).

2. Save zipped file to Desktop, then unzip file.

3. Double click patch.

4. When asked "Do you really want to change the limit to 50?" (50 is the default proposed number).

5. We aim for 100 not 50 so press C for change instead of Y for yes.

6. Type 100.

7. When asked "Do you really want to change the limit to 100?"

8. Press Y for yes.

9. A Windows File Protection notification appears, just click Cancel then click Yes to proceed.

10. Press any key to exit, then restart computer.

It is advisable to redo this procedure after every windows automatic update.

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