What is Disable Task Offload do exactly?

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  1. Spartan

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    So my Alienware laptop comes with a utility called Dell SupportAssist, as part of its optimization, the network optimization in particular, it says Optimization Done / Disable Task Offload: 1

    What does that do exactly and how does disabling it supposed to improve things a per this tool?
     
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    Thanks for that link. It opened my eyes to many things. I don't like its registry cleaner. I used to always wonder why is VIPRE Antivirus not there in the listing under Programs & Features when I could've sworn I've seen it when I first installed it. I am guessing Dell SupportAssist deleted it accidentally with its registry cleaner and God knows what else it might've deleteed.
     
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