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From Jonathan Zuckerman <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Disable QOS driver on Win 2008
Date Thu, 18 Feb 2010 19:43:14 GMT

In seriousness, after a brief google search it seems that QoS is something
that windows networks use to prioritize packet delivery, I can see why this
might have deleterious effects on a web-server.  I found these instructions
for disabling it:

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 4:47 AM, Bill Gudgeon <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Very new to Apache, just starting to look at it today actually.
> Have downloaded 2.2.14 and installed to a freshly installed Windows 2008
> Standard server.
> All OK thus far. "It works" message came up.
> I noted in the documentation the suggestion to disable the QOS network
> driver but am unsure where to do this.
> I have googled it and seen various suggestions about Group Policy settings
> or disabling the QOS service, but I don't seem to have a service with any
> name relating to QOS.
> Is it just a case of unchecking the QOS Packet Scheduler item in the LAN
> connection properties dialog.
> Thanks
> Bill
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