About NetScanTools Basic Edition

NetScanTools® Basic Edition was introduced in 2009 as a freeware set of basic network tools designed to fill the gap left by the retirement of NetScanTools Standard.


Version 2.52 - Released October 2, 2018

  • Changes to results font initialization so that on high resolution displays (like Microsoft Surface Pro or Dell XPS laptop) the font is correctly initialized and results text is readable.
  • Changes to embedded web page selections like Check for New Version so that the page is correctly vertically located with respect to the controls on high resolution displays.
  • Updated SQLite to v3.25.2.0

We have included these basic networking tools:

  • DNS Tools - Simple: simple IP/hostname resolution, Who Am I? (shows your computer name, IP and DNSs)
  • Ping
  • Graphical Ping
  • Ping Scanner
  • Traceroute
  • Whois

NetScanTools Basic Edition

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NetScanTools Basic Screenshots


DNS Tool

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Ping Tool

NetScanTools Basic Edition Screenshot

Graphical Ping Tool

NetScanTools Basic Edition Screenshot

Ping Scan Tool

NetScanTools Basic Edition Screenshot

Traceroute Tool

NetScanTools Basic Edition Screenshot

Whois Tool

NetScanTools Basic Edition Screenshot

Video of NetScanTools Basic

Reviews of NetScanTools Basic Edition

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Review by Mike Williams of PC Advisor (January 2017)


Review on Doug Vitale Tech Blog (Nov 2011)

Download the NetScanTools Basic Edition

Operating System: Windows 10/8.x/7/2016/2012/2008
Installer: Full install/uninstall
Trial Period: None - Unlimited - Freeware!
File name: nstb252.zip


End User License Agreement (EULA)
How to Uninstall


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