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Old 08-05-2008, 06:41 PM   #1
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Default How can I tell whats eating my PC's bandwidth?

I am checking my bandwidth monitor logs. Its really scary.

yesterday, there was over 1GB of uploads which I have nothing to do with. So far today there are 600MB of uploads which I can't account for.

My ISP bills me $2 for every 1GB of bandwidth I use over my 8GB limit each month.

What can I do? I have no idea what is causing the anonymous uploads...

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Old 08-16-2008, 06:51 AM   #2
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You should try installing like a syslog or monitor so you can see if somebody is using your internet to mass DL files.
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Old 09-18-2008, 06:18 AM   #3
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Default Re: How can I tell whats eating my PC's bandwidth?

if u click ctrl-alt-delete and click processes, it will show all programs active. if you think one of them may use the internet and is not all that imporatant, find it and delete.
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Old 09-30-2008, 01:07 AM   #5
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hmmm unsecured router?
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Old 09-30-2008, 07:52 AM   #6
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hmmm unsecured router?
no doubt, do you have an unsecured wireless network, someone may be connecting to it and downloading a bunch of files.
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Old 09-30-2008, 02:16 PM   #7
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yeah excactly.... ctrl+alt+del see whats eating up everything....
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yea i was just about to ask the same thing, have you got a wireless network that doesnt have a password? if so add a password before u get charged by ur isp
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