How can I speed up network transfers on windows 7?

My download speed from my linux server to my windows 7 computer is only about 8 MB/s (about 65% network usage). Before I switched from xp to windows 7  I was getting 11.5 MB/s download. 
My upload speed is still 11.5 MB/s.

My windows 7 machine has a Broadcom 440x 10/100 integrated NIC
My linux server has a Realtek RTL-8169 10/100/1000 NIC 
My router is a D-Link DIR-615 with firmware 3.01

jeff-o7 years ago
Maybe you could try changing your default packet size.
lemonie7 years ago
You haven't told us what network hardware you're using, or from/to which storage devices.