Ideally one can check status of internet connection by using ping DNS and TCP procedure. However, performing such tests for an average computer user is a big task. Free portable utility NetCheck makes this all easy by performing DNS and TCP test at the click of a button. It checks if internet connection is down or working on the computer.
Internet connection status is checked using DNS resolve and TCP connection tests. The DNS test allows NetCheck to test if your system can currently resolve Internet addresses to their respective numeric IP addresses and the TCP test determines if your system is able to connect to servers on the Internet. Download NetCheck to quickly check your internet connection status with a click of a button (does not require install).