A. By default, IE will reuse an HTTP connection unless it's been idle for longer than 1 minute. You can adjust this keep-alive timeout setting by performing the following steps:

  1. Start a registry editor (e.g., regedit.exe).
  2. Navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings registry subkey.
  3. From the Edit menu, select New, DWORD Value.
  4. Enter the name KeepAliveTimeout, then press Enter.
  5. Double-click the new value, set it to the number of milliseconds in the new timeout, then click OK.
  6. Close the registry editor.
  7. Restart the computer for the changes to take effect.