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Removing the 'arrows' from Shortcuts
1. Open 'regedit' [Start Menu -> Run -> regedit
2. Select HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT from the directory tree
3. Navigate to the lnkfile 'branch'. Select it.
4. On the right, delete the IsShortcut registry entry.

Note: You may have to restart or re-login for changes to take place.

Removing the 'Links' Category in IE Favorites, Permanently
1. Copy and paste the following code into a text editor (Notepad) and save as links.reg

=Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

;Remove 'Links' Category from Favorites
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar]
"LinksFolderName"=""
"Locked"=dword:00000001

2. Execute the registry file.

Increase Maximum IE Downloads to 10
1. Open 'regedit' [Start Menu -> Run -> regedit
2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\InternetSettings in the Nav. tree.
3. Go to Edit > New > Dword Value
4a. Name it to: MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server
4b. Right click it, select modify, Set Value Data to: 0000000a
5. Create a new Dword Value (Edit > New > Dword Value)
6a. Name it to: MaxConnectionsPerServer
6b. Right click it, select modify, Set Value Data to: 0000000a
7. Close Regedit, reboot computer.

That's all I can think of that I have on my computer right now. Will add more later. :)

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Last Post by hbk619
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Thanks! I especially like removing Links from my favorites ... silly me thought that *all* my favorites were links ;)

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Nice. I never knew we could increase the max IE downloads.... I'd always get mad when I had to d/l a ton of stuff and could only do 3-4 at a time

MGM out

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Nice. I never knew we could increase the max IE downloads....

Yes i have mine set @ 48 (A friend posted a speed tweak for Firefox a few years ago and i tried it on IE6 and it works wonderfully :))

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Nice. I never knew we could increase the max IE downloads.... I'd always get mad when I had to d/l a ton of stuff and could only do 3-4 at a time

MGM out

Wouldn't they be really slow?

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