SpeedtestOS is the only OS specifically designed to give you the most accurate speedtests with as little variables as possible! SpeedtestOS comes with full support for any VPN as well with built in support for many common protocols such as OpenVPN, IKEv2, Wireguard, PPTP, L2TP, IPsec, Xauth protocols and more!
Ideal for Speedtesting on any hardware!
Pick the latest version if you don't know which to pick!
Almost any CPU released in 2012 or later will support AES-NI and PAE.
A quad core or better processor is highly recommended!
You will need a 2gb USB drive, CD, or DVD with no data on it, Rufus utility, and a computer that meets the above system requirements.
In the "Device" box, select your USB drive.
Click the "Select" button and select the SpeedtestOS-vX.X.iso file you downloaded from above.
If your PC uses Legacy (CSM) BIOS mode you should select option "MBR" in the "Partition type" selection box.
If your PC uses UEFI BIOS mode you should select option "GPT" in the "Partition type" selection box.
Click "Start" button at the bottom of the window. Select "Yes" and/or "Ok" for any other messages you get.
Once the green progress bar at the bottom says "READY", you're ready to boot SpeedtestOS!
Boot Device Keys
You will need to know the boot device key for your system in order to boot SpeedtestOS, this can easily be found by searching the web for your specific motherboard or PC model followed by the term "boot device key".
For example if your laptop is a Lenovo Thinkpad T500, you can search "Lenovo Thinkpad boot device key" to find yours. Boot keys are usually F1-12 keys, ESC, or DEL keys. Listed below are some common boot device keys for some brands you can try.
Common Boot Device Keys
Acer = F12, ESC
Asus = ESC, F8
Dell = F2, F12
HP = F9
IBM = F11, F12, ThinkVantage Key
Intel NUC, Toshiba, MSI = F11
Samsung = F10, ESCOthers
How to boot SpeedtestOS
SpeedtestOS comes out of the box with support for OpenVPN, IKEv2, Wireguard, PPTP, L2TP, IPsec, Xauth, and Hybrid protocols so you can use any VPN with it! If your VPN doesn't provide connection over any of those methods, you can also easily install their own client!
Installation is very simple and easy, all you need is 5 minutes, a PC that meets the minimum system requirements (almost any will work!) and a USB drive, CD, or DVD 2gb or larger.
To get started using SpeedtestOS, check the Installation instructions below! Ensure you backup all data from the USB device as this process will delete all data from it!
SpeedtestOS will boot and function on almost ANY hardware made in the last 15 years, though for accurate speedtests at high speeds, we highly recommend checking the recommended system requirements below to ensure your PC meets them.
You need Windows XP-10 to follow the installation instructions given here, but you can also install SpeedtestOS from a Mac or Linux PC using other utilities.Is SpeedtestOS free?
Yes! SpeedtestOS is 100% free and always will be, there are no advertisments or subscriptions in the OS.Can I redistribute SpeedtestOS?
Yes, though I would appreciate it if you link to this page instead or at least credit me.How can I tell if my PC is Legacy (CSM) or UEFI BIOS type?
Press the Windows key + R to open the run dialog, type "msinfo32" and press enter. Under “System Summary,” look for BIOS Mode. If it says BIOS or Legacy, then your device is using BIOS. If it reads UEFI, then you’re running UEFI.Can I use SpeedtestOS for things other than speedtesting?
Yes! While SpeedtestOS is designed to test your network accurately, it can also be used to run any other applications.How do I know if SpeedtestOS supports my VPN?
As long as your VPN provider supports one of the supported protocols listed above, SpeedtestOS will support your VPN.I can't get it to work, help!
You can contact me via Discord here for support and inquiries. Please do not send me unsolicited offers or advertisments!I messed something up and now it won't work how I expect it to, what do I do?
Simply reboot to clear all data and start over!