We all are aware of diverse use of internet nowadays. Internet has become a necessity of industries, companies, banks, schools, etc. for their development and diversification. But what will happen if everyone puts maximum load on the server? It will result in slowing down of internet speed. And that really irritates us. Therefore, in order to help you with this problem, we have a trick for increasing internet speed (Windows 7,8,8.1) by using just command prompt.
How to Boost Internet Speed Using Command Prompt
This method is quite simple as you need to use just a few commands and that will boost your internet speed. So follow the simple steps given below:
Check the Internet Speed Using Default Gateway Ping
First of all, you have to check your current internet speed from default gateway with which your PC is connected to.
- First of all, you have to root “C:/” directly by typing “cd C:\”
- Enter the command “ipconfig /all” to find the default gateway and note it down.
- Now, enter the command “ping –t <your default gateway address>” to ping the connection in default gateway
Now you will see various time periods of packets that acknowledgement is received. You have to minimize the time period as much as possible to increase internet speed.
Release the Allocated IPs
While your computer is connected to internet connection, certain IP address is allocated to it. The speed get limits from that IP connection and you can release and renew it by entering command, “ipconfig /renew”
Flushing DNS Cache
In most of the systems, DNS clients automatically cache IP address. This is done for speeding up succeeding requests of same hostname. Many times, bad results are cached and thus are needed to be cleared in order to communicate with the host properly. So it is better to flush all these DNS once in a while. Enter the command “ipconfig /flushdns” in Windows OS command prompt to flush all the stored DNS cache.
Use Netsh Interface TCP Command
There are two TCP commands that you can use for boosting your internet speed
- netsh interface tcp set global autotuning=disable
- netsh interface tcp set heuristics disabled
That’s it! Now check your default gateway speed once again and you will surely see better results. We hope you liked the article. Share your views and doubts in the comments section.