As a reminder on a SBS 2003 box, ensure that you disable task offloading.

Setup a reg key under this value


Under that set up a Dword value called DisableTaskOffload and ensure that it has a value of 1 under there.

To disable checksum offloading:

From the registry you can do:


Click Edit, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.

Type DisableTaskOffload as the entry name, and then press ENTER.

Right-click DisableTaskOffload, and then click Modify.

In the Value data box, type a value of 1 , and then click OK.


(edit) Disable RSS (and no we’re not talking about disabling Newsgator here) but Receive side scaling – more of that Scalable networking stuff – impacting SecureNat


1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit , and then click OK.
2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
3. On the Edit menu, point to New, click DWORD Value, and then type EnableRSS .
4. Double-click EnableRSS, type 0 , and then click OK.


(redoing this to ensure it’s saved under Windows 2003 sp2)


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