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Windows 7: Network Activity Indicator

05 Dec 2009   #1

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
Network Activity Indicator

I've been bothered by the lack of a visual indication of network activity on W7, so I found and installed this:

Network Activity Indicator for Windows 7 - IT Samples

It is just the twin monitors like in XP, but even when I'm not doing anything on the internet, both monitors keep a steady beat in harmony of ~2 beats/s. Is this normal for a cable connection?

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05 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu

It's possible that this is perfectly legitimate and harmless, equally it's possible it's not.

If you wish to check what processes are connected to the internet you could try Process hacker, My personal choice fr a process manager.

Simply run the app, and click on the network tab.

This will show the processes which you can then investigate

Home - Process Hacker
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