In my first article, I described how not all browsers are created equal. I also recommended which browser you should use if you want to increase your chances of coppin’ sneakers online. Then in my second article, I described how you can get money back for your ALL your online purchases and how to sign up with online programs.
If you haven’t read them yet, here are the links to those articles:
So from here on, I’m going to assume you’re already using the right browser. In this article, I’m going to describe a typical problem with our Internet settings and how you can tweak it to make your internet faster. This tip, along with the right browser, will increase your chances of coppin’ the sneaker you want dramatically.
Sneaker Buying Tip #3: Tweak Your Internet Settings
When you buy a car, it’s designed and configured to perform at factory stock settings. This default configuration is safe and reliable, but by no means is it optimal. You can increase your cars performance by giving it the right pair of tires, a new lighter rims, and add a spoiler. This idea is also applicable to the computers you buy from your local electronics store. You can free up an additional couple of gigs of space if you know what to remove. Removing those unnecessary programs would also free up memory and allow your PC to function better.
Your Internet Is Not Optimized
By default, your internet settings contain values that are too conservative. Why is this the case? Well, it’s not their job to make your browsing experience as fast as possible. They only need to ensure it works like it should. So what this all can mean is the difference between a person who can load 10 windows and still has snappy internet experience verses another who person who starts noticing web page loading slowdown only after 3 windows.
Optimizing your internet connection is actually not a new idea, but you do need to be a little tech savvy. Let’s get to it.
Step: 1 Download SG TCP Optimizer v 3.0.8
Step 2: Run it. You should now see the following screen:
Step 3: In the Connection Speed section, move that notch to match your maximum download speed. (If you don’t know this value, you can use a website like http://www.bandwidthplace.com/ to get this information). In my example, I have it set to 18 Mbps.
Step 4: On the bottom right hand corner, click on Optimal. This will apply the tweaked settings to your computer.
Step 5: Click on Apply Changes
Step 6: Optional – Your computer may ask you to reboot to have the changes in effect.