How to Uncap Cable Modems

By Chappy Sinclair

While it is generally up to your ISP (Internet service provider) to remove any caps on your Internet service, you can make a small bandwidth tweak to increase both your download and upload speeds.

Step 1

Click the "Start" button in the taskbar and select "Run."

Step 2

Type "gpedit.msc" (without the quotes) into the textbox.

Step 3

Select the "Administrative Templates" tab and go "Network." Click "Qos Packet Schedule".

Step 4

Select "Limit Reservable Bandwidth." Click the "Enabled" option. Change the property number from 20 to 0.

Step 5

Click the "OK" button. Restart your modem. Restart you computer.

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