Check if internet connection is down & not working

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

View Open TCP/IP Ports & Connections with CurrPorts

Ever wanted to view list of currently opened TCP/IP and UDP ports on your computer with relative ease? CurrPorts, a small utility reveal all the detailed information regarding currently opened TCP/IP ports. For each port in the list, information about the process that opened the port is