Changing NIC speed on Windows XP Professional


Administrative privilege for the computer is needed in order to change these settings.


On the Windows “Start” button, select “Settings->Control Panel”

In “Control Panel”, select “Network Connections”

Right-click on the “Local Area Connection” and select “Properties” from the bottom of the menu:


This will bring up the “Local Area Connection Properties” window.  Select “Configure”





At the next window, select the “Advanced” tab,

under “Property” select “Media Type”, and you will see a value list to pick

“10 Mb, Half Duplex”,  “100 Mb, Full Duplex”, or "Auto Detect".






Questions: desktop-admin

February 4, 2003