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Windows 7: Excessive bandwidth usage

11 Apr 2012   #11

Windows 7 x64 Professional

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dreamer View Post
In my opinion the best solution is to install comodo free firewall.It has a nice little feature of showing active connections and which program is using how many bytes of data connection.

Hope this helps
This sounds interesting. I'll give it a shot. Thanks!

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12 Apr 2012   #12

Windows 7 x64 Professional

I think I found the problem: Thunderbird!!

Everytime I started Thunderbird my modem starting melting (j/k). Removed my gmail account and now its fine. Who'da thunkit?

*happy dance*
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12 Apr 2012   #13

Windows 8 Pro

That's a good news bigseb and thanks for reporting back:)
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12 Apr 2012   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Great! I'm interested in knowing what tipped you off that your modem was turning into a heaping blob of plastic and metal! LED's on the modem itself?
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13 Apr 2012   #15

Windows 7 x64 Professional

lol... yeah that and the connection kept dropping

Technology, hey?
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