Internet Speed Test

Internet Speed Test

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 14 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.3
  • Total Downloads:
    250,304
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 02, 2005
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    136.95KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    573
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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This simple tool is designed to help you pinpoint problems with your Internet connection, but there were some connectivity issues with the program itself.

Internet Speed Test's basic interface has just a few buttons to test upload and download speed, show your PC's configuration, and troubleshoot a host site. Although the program quickly performed the upload test, it wasn't always able to complete the download test. At the end of a successful test, a browser window opens, showing how your speed compares with various types of connections like DSL. This window failed to launch with each of our download tests and didn't always appear after the upload test. Internet Speed Test did effectively pull config information, and this feature consistently worked well.

The program doesn't include a help file or other user guidance to explain the Ask Expert button, which opened a browser window but only displayed the message that the page couldn't be displayed. The publisher's Web site wouldn't open, either. Internet Speed Test is offered as freeware, but its spotty performance isn't such a bargain. It'll cost you nothing to try, but it may not tell you what you want to know about your Internet connections.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"COMPLETELY USELESS COMPLETELY USELESS COMPLETELY..."

February 26, 2013

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

Aren't any. Aren't any. AREN'T ANY. We have to type a minimum of 10 characters because this is CNET.

Cons

Completely useless. COMPLETELY USELESS. Got that yet, CNET?

Summary

It's rare that CNET and I agree on what is worthless. You know how they think that Windows 8 and Google chromebooks are worthwhile and the rest of the human race are dinosaurs? You know what I mean. But this once they managed to get it right. This product is useless. Now, don't ask me for details a month after I downloaded it, tried it, and promptly uninstalled it. Only Cnet engineers would have that kind of memory, and that would be because they think Google Chrome and Windows 8 are worthwhile. Yet their demand that I review this project just now showed up in my mailbox!

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1 stars

"Installs adware"

February 02, 2013  |  By cm_duran

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

It *appeared" to work...or maybe that was just a graphic - its seems like some kind of dinky program whose main purposed is to install adware....oops, I forgot, this is "Pros"....not many.

Cons

During the installation my virus protection informed me that it had just quarantined adware that was at that moment attempting to install. That's enough for me to give it zero stars, since you can't give it negative stars. I went ahead and let in finish the install and it seemed to work but I wouldn't trust the results.

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5 stars

"Very good."

January 11, 2012  |  By jeevunpv94

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

I like this program since it does the job and since one does not have to go to an annoying and complicated speed test site every time he wants to see what internet speed he has.

Cons

no problems.

Summary

great program. simple and easy to use.

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3 stars

"Acceptable"

November 05, 2010  |  By pro10

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

It's nice and small and does a nice job. It is worth keeping! Thanks

Cons

I've only used it once and had zero problems

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5 stars

"FCUKING AWSOME !!!"

October 11, 2010  |  By Zul_Fadli

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

everything

Cons

i like it baby

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5 stars

"Best tool for the job!"

October 20, 2008  |  By adombrowski0307

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

Direct, to the point. No limits or extra steps. Click on tests, get results.

Cons

I get varying results in the beginning. The test needs to be run at least twice to get a good reading on actual speeds.

Summary

Tried the others and like this one the best. Suggestion: have the tests run 2-3 times on one click and give the results in one window.

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1 stars

"tj"

June 24, 2008  |  By dushant123

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

jy

Cons

jyt

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1 stars

"does nothing but open your itunes program"

February 12, 2008  |  By wheatonview

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

none

Cons

every time you download it, it opens up your itunes. strange, but ive tried it a few times and the same thing happens, useless, i can open itunes on my own.

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5 stars

"Best of it kind like the Broadband Speed Test 1.3"

August 09, 2007  |  By vom53

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

everything

Cons

nothing except accuracy

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5 stars

"this is great it gives you allmost all info"

January 05, 2006  |  By Joshua_tech

 |  Version: Internet Speed Test 1.3

Pros

i'm trying to set up a wireless network and this utility told me what was wrong. the size is great to.

thank you Remotediag !!!

Cons

none

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher DSL Speed Test
Publisher web site http://dsl-speedtest.us
Release Date December 02, 2005
Date Added December 02, 2005
Version 1.3
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Diagnostic Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 95
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 136.95KB
File Name speedtestv14.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 250,304
Downloads Last Week 573
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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