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Unlimited connections for Windows

This one is simple: Say you have more then 20 peeps and as much PCs that need access to a shared folder. No file server eh? Well, there’s a way around it. You will break your client Windows OS EULA mind you, but sharing is caring so I consider this one being worth the risk.

Anyways, run Registry Editor (for those not knowing how, do this: press Windows Key + R, type “regedit” in the run command box and press Enter) and create a DWORD named EnableConnectionRateLimiting in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters. Set Decimal or HEX value to 0 and you can share with the world!

Or just merge this into your Registry.

Always do a backup of same Registry before you change critical system functionality

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters]
"EnableConnectionRateLimiting"=dword:0

If you are to run net config server you’ll still get 20 connections max on your Win 7 machine, but don’t worry, that’s just for show. It works as expected.

For all other questions regarding this topic leave as a comment bellow or start a topic in the forums! Cheers!

windows/client_os/unlimited_connections_on_windows.txt · Last modified: 2017/08/18 07:22 by tplecko