Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics

Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
2.9
out of 16 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1
  • Total Downloads:
    27,245
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 26, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    39.16KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    10
  • Platform:
    Windows

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Editors' Review

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It's fast, free, and provides information on your download and upload speeds, along with system information. Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics is extremely simple to operate. After installation, you'll find a new option on your Firefox Tool's menu. It provides four quick one-click options that are well-labeled and easy to understand.

The four options are split between Internet and Broadband tests. The first has download and upload tests, which not only show you the speed of your Internet capabilities but also where you fall in the range from slow to fast. For Broadband, you can run a short diagnostic test that reports if select elements pass or fail. It also checks your browser's home page to test if it's responding. You don't need any special skills to understand the simply presented results. The Show Configuration button relays basic information about your IP address, Ethernet adapters, and Windows IP data.

While this information isn't exhaustive, Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics is a free add-on that accurately reports your Internet connection speed and system configuration. It's recommended for users at any level of experience.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–10 of 13

1 stars

"Does not install"

June 18, 2011  |  By CaernarvonKjaer

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

Pros

There are no pros to this software since it's installation package is made up of specialty format files that require several third pary software applications to decompress and set up.

Cons

Does not install, don't waste your time.

Summary

Packages as an XPI compressed file. You have to download a specialty uncompression program. Then, the installation file is also in a specialty format. I might be able to find something that will run it, but who know's what's next after that? I'm going to find something that just installs correctly.

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1 stars

"Not compatible with 3.6.13"

February 11, 2011  |  By jimfar

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

Pros

None. Can't test uninstallable

Cons

Not compatible with Firefox 3.6.13

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5 stars

"Very convenient, quick & easy to use."

November 17, 2010  |  By BOBRGR

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

Pros

One or two clicks to diagnose connection, check download or upload speeds

Cons

No bandwidth checker is totally accurate...neither is this.

Summary

I've used this for years to gauge how my connection is running. For greater accuracy, run multiple tests and average the results. The diagnostic tests access to Nic, router, modem then net...so you can see where a problem lies.

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4 stars

"easy, fast, and great info."

December 02, 2009  |  By hopponit

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

Pros

simple with lots of info.

Cons

none. just works

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4 stars

"Broadband Speed Test 1.1"

September 24, 2009  |  By trossen

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

Pros

Work OK...compares your speed to others using the same provider.

Cons

I've used SpeakEasy and other tests over the years...Speedtest is my favorite, it allows you to choose the upload and download site throughout the cntinenal US.

Summary

Another Internet broadband test and Diag S/W to use....check it out!

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4 stars

"It's quick and gives info I want."

September 30, 2008  |  By billrwest

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

Pros

Does the job.

Cons

None, really.

Summary

Lets me know how good or bad my DSL server is doing.

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5 stars

"great firefox extension"

September 23, 2008  |  By Zanzispot

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

Pros

read some of the reviews, no one seems to realize that this is a firefox extension, you don't have to go to download folder to run it, in firefox just select tools, then broadband speed test and diagnostics. whoila!

Cons

there are no cons.

Summary

simple and to the point, it does what it says quickly.

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1 stars

"it did not install"

July 30, 2008  |  By mom amos

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

Pros

don't know if it has any pros...just hope it isn't full of spyware

Cons

It did not install...

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2 stars

"googg"

July 28, 2008  |  By senthilrav

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

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1 stars

"Problem? Unable To Install."

July 28, 2008  |  By knockeen

 |  Version: Broadband Speed Test and Diagnostics 1.1

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.1
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.

General
Publisher GoToMyHelp GoToMyHelp
Publisher web site http://www.gotomyhelp.com
Release Date September 26, 2007
Date Added September 26, 2007
Version 1.1
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows XP/Vista, Firefox 1.5 - 2.0.0
Download Information
File Size 39.16KB
File Name broadband_speed_test_and_diagnostics-1.2.5-fx-win.xpi
Popularity
Total Downloads 27,245
Downloads Last Week 10
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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