Boost WiFi Internet Speed Using Command Prompt Tricks

Boost WiFi Internet Speed Using Command Prompt Tricks

Is your internet running slow? Do you find browsing on your computer irritating due to the sluggish net connection? If you have GBs left with your data pack and  yet you experience slow internet then some workarounds can help!

How to Increase WiFi Internet Speed Using cmd

In this post, we have mentioned some of the tricks to boost internet connection using Command Prompt on your computer.

The first thing that you need to do is launch Command Prompt.

  • Go to Search bar beside Start button and type CMD to get Command Prompt in search results.
  • Now right click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
    Boost WiFi Internet Speed Using CMD

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  • You will get the Command Prompt window, To go to root C:\, type command:
    Boost WiFi Internet Speed Using CMD-1

cd C:\

  • Before going any further, you should know the internet speed from the default gateway to which your PC is connected to. From that, you need to know default gateway address and then check the speed of your internet connection for that IP address. CMD

Step 1. To find the default gateway, enter this command:

Ipconfig/all

The default gateway address would come open in Command Prompt window. Note it down.

Boost WiFi Internet Speed Using CMD step-1

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Step 2 To ping the connection between default gateway, type this command:

ping -t<default gateway address>

Boost WiFi Internet Speed Using CMD step-2

This command will show the time periods of the packet that acknowledgment is received. The less the time taken to respond, the more the Internet speed. If the response time is more then we need to target on reducing the response time.

Follow the below steps to improve internet speed using Command Prompt:

  • Release Allocated IPs:

When a device is connected to the internet, an IP address is assigned to the device and speed is still that IP connection. To release and renew the connection, type this command:

ipconfig/renew

Release Allocated IPs

  • Flush The DNS

In order to reduce the response time when done to same hostname, clients cache IP addresses and other DND results. This process could be the reason of slow internet provided bad results have been store as cash, so you need to clear the cache to establish a proper connection with the host, you need to flush all DNS:

Type below mentioned command to flush DNS:

ipconfig/flushdns

Flush The DNS

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  • Using netsh Interface TCP command

To boost the speed of your internet connection, you need to enter two types of commands:

netsh interface tcp set global autotuning=disable

netsh interface tcp set heuristics disabled

Using netsh Interface TCP command

After execution of these commands, check default gateway speed, and you will notice the improvement in internet speed.

So, these are a few tricks to increase internet speed using cmd, use them and speed up the internet connection. This trick will surely work and you could see the difference, provided there is no issue with your ISP. Try it and let us know how it worked for you in comments below.

Srishti Sisodia is a technical content journalist at Systweak Software. Apart from being a capable engineer, her affinity for inscription draws her towards writing interesting content about contemporary technologies and progressions. She is an avid reader and a fare connoisseur. She relishes different cuisines and when it comes to baking, she takes the cake!

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