Some of the most frequent questions we get are about computer or Internet speed.
Seems lots of folks don't care much for waiting, and waiting - and waiting some more - for the video to load, the movie to download or the upload to send. Even now, sometimes the Internet can seem horribly slow.
But before you commit to paying your Internet provider for a faster connection, let's see if we can help you speed up the connection you have right now.
Browsing the Web is as easy as opening your browser and typing in a Web address, like our site at
This link should be highlighted in green and have the same name as the previous download link you clicked.
Note: If the download link is not highlighted in green or the download link is different from the first, do not click on it. Click the highlighted download link and your download will begin immediately.
Open DNS is one of our regular recommendations for filtering.
The big question is how to find a new DNS and how to know it will be any better than your current one. This lightweight program will test your DNS against other popular DNS servers.
When you sign up for Internet, your provider assigns you to its DNS server. It could be bogged down with traffic, running inefficient software or any number of other problems.On the left side of the namebench download page, there is a green header labeled "Featured." Here is where you will find the program you need.For PC users, click the second download link with the ending "Windows.exe".But if you're on a slower network, you may want to decrease the amount.Once you've got your settings in place, hit Start Benchmark.