Checking your internet speed is a brilliant idea, it allows you to know how much connectivity data you are really getting from your service provider, if you are having problems downloading then you really need to check your internet speed. However, note that your internet speed might be obstructed by some other problems like hardware connection, viruses, malware and adware, signal errors etc., in order words, do not be too quick to blame your service provider.
Here is a quick guidelines to help you check your internet speed;
Ensure your computer is connected to the internet
Go to the start menu and select or type “Network”
Click on network and sharing center
Select “view status” to view and get information on your internet speed