Friday, February 18, 2011

How to Run Multiple Download sessions in Internet Explorer

By default, Windows Internet Explorer limits the number of files that you can download at one time. For example, Internet Explorer 8 limits the number to six at one time. In fact, you can increase the limited number to 10 by modifying a registry key.

Steps to Follow

1. Press "Win + R", type in "regedit". Click "OK" to start "Registry Editor".

2. Locate the following key in the registry:

3. Right-click on the blank area which is on the right of the window. Select "New" -> "DWORD(32-bit) Value". A "New Value #1" is created.

4.Double-click the "New Value #1", and add the following registry values:
Value name: iexplore.exe
Value data: 10
Base: Decimal

5.Click "OK" when it's done.

6.Next we need to locate and then click the following registry subkey:

7.Repeat step 3, 4 and 5.

8.Exit "Registry Editor" and the number of files that you can download at one time is now set to 10.

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