Network – Router – Internet tools

Some tools you may (will) want to add to your collection

Router Commander

Setup a Static IP Address
Open Port Check
Try the Port Forwarding utility (not free)

Open Visual Traceroute (Windows/Linux/Mac) 
3d Traceroute
GeoData IP (Opera plugin)
WIP Geo-tools for Firefox

IPv6 Readiness Test
IPv6 Speed Test

DNS Benchmark

Windows own network info does not give you much feedback, so..
LanLights (up to XP)
tbbMeter (very useful for mobile and limited accounts)
AddGadgets Network Meter (Vista and up)



BT Network Optimiser (basic)

SpeedNeed (v.basic. updated for Win7)

Test your tweaks

Tools collections

Internet Router traffic

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