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August 12, 2014 Computer Knowledge

Speed up PC tips – Disable Remote Differential Compression

Perhaps you don’t know that, Remote Differential Compression is a feature that detect change of files via network, this feature was first added to the OS since Windows Vista 7, once the change of file is detected, the message will be transferred with little bandwidth usage instead of transferring the whole file. This feature can be useful sometimes, but the fact is, most of the time, people have no need to use it at all, especially for home base users, further more, this features consume a bit of system recourse, disabling this feature may potentially make your system a bit faster or smoother.

To disable Remote Differential Compression is very simple, here is the instruction plus screen-shots:

  • Open Control Panel from Start menu.
  • Click on uninstall a program link under the category of Program.


  • Look for the Task section, click on Turn Windows features on or off.


  • Locate Remote Differential Compression in the pop-up window, click to uncheck it.
  • Click OK to finish the modification and then restart your computer.

Stay tuned for more Windows speed up tips. If you have other toublesome computer problems, feel free to leave a message below.

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