Increase the Number of Simultaneous Downloads in IE 7

Internet Explorer 7 doesn’t allow you to download more than 2 files simultaneously. In case you want to download more than two files at a time, then here’s a way:

1. Go to Start and select Run and then type regedit and press Enter.

2. Now you’ll be in the registry editor, navigate to the following key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

3. Right click in the empty space, and create a new DWord (32-bit) value by choosing
New > DWord Value . Name it as follows:

(Note: The 0 beside Server is a zero)

4. Double click this entry and modify the value to 3.
(Substitute 3 for the preferred maximum number of downloads)

5. Create another DWord:


6. Once again, double click this entry and modify the value to 3.

Now restart your browser. You’ll be able to download more than two files.