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November 26, 2013 Computer Knowledge, How-to-Guides

Disable Remote Differential Compression to get more PC speed

You may be wondering what is Remote Differential Compression, it is a feature to scan and detect file changes over the network and allow Windows to transfer the changes with minimal bandwidth. Remote Differential Compression only available in Windows 7 and Vista, at some point, it is a useful feature, but under normal circumstance, it is not needed by average PC users. Considering that this feature can take up some CPU usage, you can disable it to gain more resourse and let your PC run a bit faster.

Here is how:

  • Click Start menu of Windows, open Control Panel.


  • Click Uninstall a program under Program Category.


  • Click Turn Windows features on or off link on the left side of the Control Panel.
  • Locate and uncheck the Remote Differential Compression option in the list.


  • Click OK to finish operation.

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