CheckNet - README


The CheckNet tool checks periodically the connection to the Internet. The tool tries to connect to 2 reference servers. A small colored (red or green) rectangle shows the actual connection status. The tool also creates an audio alarm if the connection is lost.


CheckNet - Start Message

CheckNet - Error Message

CheckNet - Net Status OK

CheckNet - Net Status Checking

CheckNet - Net Status Error

CheckNet - Show Settings

CheckNet - Show Hotkeys

CheckNet - Version Info


  • Copy the directory checknet to your PC.
  • Start the CheckNet.exe executable with a doubleclick.
  • Press CTRL + ALT + H to display the hotkey/shortcut window.
  • Press CTRL + ALT + O to open and edit the configuration file.
  • If you made changes, press CTRL + ALT + R to restart the tool.
  • With the restart the configuration changes will be applied.


This is a free tool and support is not included and guaranteed. Nevertheless I will try to answer all your questions if possible. So write to my email address biegel[at] if you have a question :-)


The CheckNet tool is licensed under the MIT License (Expat) which is published on the official site of the Open Source Initiative.