Test your Internet Connectivity with VisualRoute 2008 Lite


The command line tool tracert displays the route that is taken to contact a Website/server. It also displays every hops on every router that is taken along the way. It also displays the IP addresses of the intermediate routers and the time it takes to get to those routers. VisualRoute 2008 Lite is a graphical representation of the tracert command. But it has an important use, you can use it to check the connectivity if your Internet.

The program will display all the tracert information in a visually appealing way. It shows a map of every hop along the way, and graphs it against a background that shows response times. Highlight any hop, and you’ll see important details, such as packet loss and speed. It analyses your Internet connection and identifies where problems occur, determining if slow performance is due to your ISP or a problem on the Internet.  Using the graphical report showing the network route from your computer to your destination, you can identify the network devices along the route and see where any data loss or slow response occurs. A summary analysis indicates the overall performance of your connection and reports any bottlenecks or problem areas.

This way you can get a complete analysis of your Internet or Intranet system and you can determine where the problem lies. It is also a freeware