Free Internet tools available to test bandwidth

May 11, 2011

Problem:  How can I test data throughput to find out if my internet pipe is saturated?
Resolution: If your internet pipe is saturated, then users will experience slow browsing. To verify if latency is due to pipe saturation, the following free Internet tools are available to test bandwidth:

Testing browsing speed, during off work-hours or off-peak hours, should also be performed


How to Enter FTP Site Password in Internet Explorer

June 4, 2009

With Internet Explorer 7 onwards you can ftp to a site with username and password by typing the following:


So if  the username = joe, password = Pa$$w0rd, ftpserver =, url-path = install, you would enter the following URL