Windows Vista does not use all the bandwidth of a PPPoE connection when you download a file from an FTP server

Article ID: 960519 – Last Review: December 26, 2008 – Revision: 1.0

Windows Vista does not use all the bandwidth of a PPPoE connection when you download a file from an FTP server

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SYMPTOMS

On a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer, you try to download a file from an FTP server through a 100 Mbps Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) connection. However, only 30% network bandwidth is used. In this case, the file download speed is limited to 30 megabits per second (Mbps).

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a Hotfix download available section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)

Note The Hotfix download available form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.Important Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only one of these products may be listed on the “Hotfix Request” page. To request the hotfix package that applies to both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, just select the product that is listed on the page.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table.
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    Version Product Milestone Service branch
    6.0.6000.20xxx Windows RTM LDR
    6.0.6001.22xxx Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 SP1 SP1 LDR
  • Service Pack 1 is integrated into Windows Server 2008. Therefore, RTM milestone files apply only to Windows Vista. RTM milestone files have a 6.0.0000.xxxxxx version number.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) installed for each environment are listed separately. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files (attributes not listed) are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File name File version File size Date Time Platform Service branch
Raspppoe.sys 6.0.6000.20967 41,472 02-Dec-2008 02:21 x86 X86_MICROSOFT-WINDOWS-RASBASE-RASP
Raspppoe.sys 6.0.6001.22320 41,472 02-Dec-2008 02:31 x86 X86_MICROSOFT-WINDOWS-RASBASE-RASP
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File name File version File size Date Time Platform Service branch
Raspppoe.sys 6.0.6000.20967 50,176 02-Dec-2008 02:46 x64 AMD64_MICROSOFT-WINDOWS-RASBASE-RASP
Raspppoe.sys 6.0.6001.22320 50,176 02-Dec-2008 03:48 x64 AMD64_MICROSOFT-WINDOWS-RASBASE-RASP
For all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Raspppoe.sys 6.0.6001.22320 125,440 02-Dec-2008 03:42 IA-64

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the Applies to section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about FTP, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/2244170f-1fa3-418a-a203-1e2a8e5d8a3f1033.mspx (http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/2244170f-1fa3-418a-a203-1e2a8e5d8a3f1033.mspx)

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684  (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Additional file information for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
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Time (UTC) 14:11
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 14:11
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 14:11
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 14:11
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 14:11
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 14:11
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File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 05:47
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
Time (UTC) 14:11
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Time (UTC) 14:11
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Time (UTC) 05:39
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
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File version Not Applicable
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Date (UTC) 02-Dec-2008
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Additional files for all supported Itanium-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File name Ia64_aba146d3664e6902b6097299160ac599_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22320_none_b2de46b532fd3de7.manifest
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APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
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