Test your internet speed using the Command Prompt

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    Via this method, you can test your internet speed using the Command Prompt.

    Go to https://nodejs.org/ and download the current release for your operating system.

    Install node.js on your system with default settings.

    Now open the Command Prompt and type in the following command and hit Enter.
    npm install -g speed-test

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    This command will download and install the speed-test package from npm.

    Now to test your internet speed, type speed-test in the Command Prompt and hit Enter.

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    For more details about your internet connection, type the following command and hit Enter.
    speed-test –verbose

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    #1662
    AvatarSoftware Tested
    Participant

    How is this different from the regular ping command?

    #1663
    AvatarKen
    Moderator

    The extra verbose about the download and upload speed. Ping is rather a connectivity diagnostic utility than a speedcheck one.

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