How to check download speed in IE9 Download Manager

Mostly all download manager integrated in browsers show the downloading speed of a file but the case is not same with the download manager in Internet Explorer 9 Beta. IE9 download manager shows the percentage of download completed and time remaining but misses the download speed option, which most users may prefer to see.

If you want to see the file downloading speed in IE9, then just place your mouse cursor over the download completion percentage. This will show you the actual speed of download and let you examine if the speed is coming as per your Internet connection plan or if you’re downloading file from the best mirror.

check download speed in IE9

IE9 developers must add the option to show speed like other visible parameters.

Hope you found this tip useful. 😀


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

1 Response

  1. bryn_ieteam says:

    Thank you for posting this how to guide on the download manager in the IE9 Beta! How are you liking it so far?

    Have you checked out the Beauty of the Web site? There are some really neat partner pages you should check out that show off the capabilities of IE9:

    Thanks again!

    IE Outreach Team

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