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(Lack of) Bandwidth simulation and monitoring application

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I need an application that enables me to simulate a broad spectrum of Internet connection speeds on a single Windows OS computer. Basically I need something that will let me switch from 14K, 28K, 56K, ...up to the maximum that the computer has. I need to test Active X web applications through IE so the software would have to work by controling all the available bandwidth on a the computers network conection. In addition bandwidth monitoring and reporting would be a big plus.

Can you provide the name and URL location of an application that provides these functions? Preferably I would like the application to have some sort of demo version.
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This might be a good start:
http://www.softwareqatest.com/qatweb1.html

And this one here (http://webperformanceinc.com/products/) seems to specifically mention bandwidth restrictions (between 14Kb & 100Mb).
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I've been to bost of these pages. Good place to get testing apps info, but unforunately none of the ones I've tried (includeing web performance) works for what I need. Web performance really just tests HTTP transfers between the browser and server. An active X control doesn't register with web performance so it doesn't log or let you monitor outside the browser and server. Thnaks though.  
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Not sure if this is what you are after but this one mentions activeX testing. http://www.rational.com/products/visual_test/index.jsp
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It is time to clean this abandoned question up.  

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