Windows users can always monitor network activity on the connection icon in the system tray.In a properly configured system, this indicator "alive" only when you open some page.If you do not open a new page, and your system is no update antivirus software or operating system, the connection icon should show zero activity.
volume of consumed traffic easy to find in the connection properties.It is enough to move the cursor to the indicator of network activity in the system tray and you will see the amount of data received and sent during the current session.To view this information in more detail, click the icon, right-click and select the menu "Status".
If you are using USB-modem and connect to the Internet via modem is installed the prog
ram, you can view it Statistics consumed traffic per day, week, month, year.Statistics at any time can be reset and start counting again.
In the event that the network activity your computer is very spontaneous and not depend on you, you should understand the reasons for this.Understand, what addresses connected to the computer, which programs are responsible for the connection, how much traffic they consume.Incomprehensible activity may indicate infection or hacking his Trojans.
See current connections.To do this, open a command prompt: "Start" - "All Programs" - "Accessories" - "Command Prompt" and enter the command netstat -aon.Press Enter, you will see a table with data about network connections.If you currently have your computer connected to another machine, you'll see it ip in the "External address".Status active compound is defined as ESTABLISHED.
You can try to determine which program is connected to the network, this will help you last column - PID.It identifies the process ID.Type in the same window command tasklist, you will see the process table.The first column will indicate their names, in the second - the identifier (PID).Comparing the IDs of both tables, you will easily understand what the program shows network activity.
If during the search traffic continued to actively consumed, in turn, try to disable the suspicious processes.To disable the process, use the command: taskkill / pid ****, where instead of stars to be closed, insert the PID of the process.To run the sample "Notepad", resubmit the command tasklist - to "Notepad" has appeared in the list of processes.Find it process - notepad.exe and close using the above command.
great help in the study of traffic may have specialized programs - for example, BWmeter.With this utility you can keep track of all the addresses, which is connected to your computer.All the information can be written to a log for later analysis.