Welcome to another guide by AskCaty. We all like to have a high internet speed for fast downloading and browsing experience but unluckily sometimes we won’t get that consistent high speed. By default, there is no such way that you keep monitoring your internet’s downloading and uploading speed on your screen. Well if you want to keep monitoring your internet’s downloading and uploading speed then you got the place where you will get to know how to do so.
Installing an app ‘NetSpeedMonitor’ and using that app will display your internet’s downloading and uploading speed on Taskbar. As this NetSpeedMonitor application was first developed for Windows XP and Windows 7, but nothing to worry about as it will also run on latest versions of Windows as well.
How to Display Internet Speed on Taskbar in Windows
We will check out how to display internet speed on your taskbar in Windows OS. To do so, we’ll have to follow some steps to display internet downloading and uploading speed on the taskbar.
At first, you have to do is to install ‘NetSpeedMonitor’ application. Downloading and installing this app is the first step you have to complete to proceed further.
Select the folder you want to install a software in. If you are having an OS below Windows 8, the installation process will keep going on without any kind of disturbance. IIn case, you are using Windows 8 or higher then you can get an error but to fix that error like OS not supported.
To remove that error, right-click on the setup file of NetSpeedMonitor and click on the properties.
Within properties panel, click on the compatibility tab and then further click on the checkbox next to ‘Run this program in compatibility mode for’. The dropdown’s selected option must be ‘Previous Version of Windows’ and click on OK to apply changes.
After saving changes, start that installation process once again and keep following the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.
Installing NetSpeedMonitor app is not enough to show internet speed on taskbar automatically. You’ll have to enable that feature by yourself.
Right Click on the taskbar and further move your cursor over Toolbars option to show list. From that list of toolbars, click on the NetSpeedMonitor option.
After clicking NetSpeedMonitor from toolbar list of the taskbar, you will notice your internet’s downloading and uploading speed on your taskbar.
Congratulations, you have successfully managed to display internet speed on the taskbar in Windows. I hope this guide will help you out in monitoring your internet downloading and uploading speed on the taskbar.