All the FREE tools here
are either already on your operating system or are tools that other websites
provide. I list them here for your convenience. If you have any tests
or tools you would like to see listed here, please email
In order to run a webserver,
you need to make sure your ports are open. If they are closed, then
you may have to use different port numbers. These tools will scan
your ports and let you know if your ports are open or closed.
Are you getting the speed
that you paid for? Make sure you are by using these tests and see how close
they are to the claimed speeds of your provider. A good rule is that if
you get 90% of the claimed speed, your are in good shape.
- This program was actually designed to monitor your network by pinging
specify computers. However, it works great at keeping your DSL/Cable
connection alive and prevents your IP number from changing by maintaining
traffic on your network. Pings a specific IP address or domain name
at an interval you specify. Works only with Windows.
- Another full featured website for your DNS needs
- Use this handy website to find out what your external WAN IP address
"Whois" in any version of Unix
or Linux computer that is connected to the Internet.
95, 98, 98SE, Me - Type in "winipcfg" at the Run prompt and choose
the network adapter that is connected to the Internet. Here you can see
what IP number your provider assigned you if you have a dynamically assigned
IP address. Click "Release all" dumps the current IP number assigned to
that card. "Renew all" asks for a new IP number from your provider (if
connected to the WAN) or DHCP server (if connected to the LAN). Very useful
2000 - Type in "ipconfig /all" at the Command prompt (DOS prompt
window) to see the configuration of your network cards. To see the other
commands type in "ipconfig /?" Useful ones will be "ipconfig /release"
and "ipconfig /renew". "ipconfig /release" dumps the current IP number
assigned to that card and "ipconfig /renew" asks for a new IP number from
your provider (WAN) or DHCP server (LAN).
- Like the name says, learn how to get the most from your DSL/Cable connection.
- Optimize your Windows network settings for the best broadband performance.
- Log file analyzer. Generates customizable reports. Works
on most operating systems.
- A free tool that generates advanced web (but also ftp, syslog or mail)
server access statistics graphically
Counter - A small and simple counter for your website.
- in-depth statistics and information about your visitors
- detailed information about your visitors
- Turns programs into services.
Autoexec Service - Runs batch files when booting up without somebody
Uptime Monitoring Service - Monitors the uptime of your website.
Album Generator - A software application that helps you create web
photo albums, including thumbnails.
& Replace 98 - A text search and replace tool that works on single
text/html files or an entire directory of files.
1.3 - The program reads all the files in the source path and its subdirectories
and then compares them bit by bit with the files in the destination path.
- a free service that helps you find, shop, and compare broadband service
- Add a search function to your website.