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Windows 7: Know any Network Usage Monitor Freeware?

08 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 7 (64-Bit)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dee2809 View Post
Thank you guys. I have tried NetMeter and Cisco Speed Meter, but I could not figure how to install the former and the latter failed to install. NetStat Live is now running on my PC, but it does not reset whenever you want it to and I do not know if my total usage is just the addition sum of the incoming totals and outgoing totals shown on the monitor...
There is no installing with Netmeter it's just a standalone .exe file.

Once you've run that it should come up with a little graph on screen and also an icon down on the Taskbar which when you right click let's you change options (one of which is to make the app start when Windows 7 Starts). I have it running on Windows 7 Home Premium x64, so it should be okay.

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08 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Try Wireshark. Wireshark Go deep.
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09 Jan 2010   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Vista Business

Thanks. I remembered Wireshark from my CCNA course and it is now installed on my PC. Sadly whenever my PC shuts down or goes into sleep mode, the network record is lost. Do you happen to know any way you can let Wireshark capture packets whenever your PC is turned on so you can make monthly usage reports precisely?
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09 Jan 2010   #14

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

There may be a way but I can't say for sure what that is. You might try turning off sleep for your network adaptor in power settings.

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