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NetWorx is a simple and free, yet powerful tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth situation. You can use it to collect bandwidth usage data and measure the speed of your Internet or any other network connection. NetWorx can help you identify possible sources of network problems, ensure that you do not exceed the bandwidth limits specified by your ISP, or track down suspicious network activity characteristic of Trojan horses and hacker attacks.

The program allows you to monitor all your network connections or a specific network connection (such as Ethernet or PPP) only. The software also features a system of highly customizable visual and sound alerts. You can set it up to alert you when the network connection is down or when some suspicious activity, such as unusually heavy data flow, occurs. It can also automatically disconnect all dialup connections and shut down the system.

The incoming and outgoing traffic is represented on a line chart and logged to a file, so that you can always view statistics about your daily, weekly and monthly bandwidth usage and dialup duration. The reports can be exported to a variety of formats, such as HTML, MS Word and Excel, for further analysis.

Key Features

- Clear graphic and/or numeric display.
- Usage reports with export to a variety of file formats, including Excel, MS Word and HTML.
- Permits close supervision of uploads and downloads.
- Works with dial-up, ISDN, cable modems, ADSL, Ethernet cards, and more.
- Includes network information & testing tools with advanced netstat that displays applications using your Internet connection.
- Scalable to your own modem download capabilities.
- Option to notify user or disconnect from the Internet automatically when network activity exceeds a certain level.
- Speed meter to accurately time downloads and report the average transfer rates.
- Dial-up session journal with detailed information about every session.
- Absolutely free and does not contain any adware/spyware/malware...
Link: http://www.softperfect.com/products/networx/
Download installer: www.softperfect.com/download/freeware/networx_setup.exe
Download portable: www.softperfect.com/download/freeware/networx_portable.zip
 
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RE: NetWorx – Free Bandwidth Monitoring and Usage Reporting

I use this for making sure i dont download over my 40gb a month limit, its a very nice tool and i dont even notice im running it on the computer because it is so light, on my system it uses just under 10mb of ram, and the ability to choose which networks i want to monitor is handy too, just so i can have my home networks downloads only :)
 
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RE: NetWorx – Free Bandwidth Monitoring and Usage Reporting

i use it for the netstat, traceroute, ping features (before i needed to use separate tools or open cmd ) and for checking my transfert rate.
 
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RE: NetWorx – Free Bandwidth Monitoring and Usage Reporting

updated to v5.2..1

-Fixed establishing/dropping dial-up connection on 64-bit systems.
-Made several optimisations to display usage reports faster.
-Added NetWorx popup menu to the desk band as well.
-Fixed sorting weekly, monthly, dial and hourly reports when ascending sort was set.
-Using WinPCap instead of custom network driver for ignoring local traffic.
 
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RE: NetWorx – Free Bandwidth Monitoring and Usage Reporting

2012-12-17 - v5.2.7

Added a built-in network driver for LAN traffic filtering similar to that in v5.1.7 to v5.2.0. It should be more stable now.
Fixed repositioning the graph after PC resume as sometimes it could have been unnecessarily reset.
Hidden settings are made easier to use with boolean options toggled with a double click.

2012-11-21 - v5.2.6

Enabled displaying bars in the notification area even when graph is numeric.
Made mean interval configurable in the hidden settings.
Fixed refreshing the netstat tool after killing a process.
Added checking if the graph is shown beyond the screen upon resume (useful for docked laptops mainly).
Added graph font size as a hidden setting.
Added hiding the notification area icon as a hidden setting.
Made the desk band numbers show on the right when graph in left-to-right mode.
Fixed showing session traffic for second and following simultaneously logged on users.

2012-10-07 - v5.2.5

Fixed showing notification area icon for second instance on Windows 7.
Added custom icon support (copy custom networx.ico in the application folder).
Fixed the Access is denied message when using fast user switching.
Redesigned desk band. In horizontal mode, numbers shown in one row, in vertical one in two rows.
Added ignored IP addresses export and full IPv6 support.
In notifications shutdown is now executed only once to prevent unwanted further occurrences.
Added official Windows 8 support (both x86 and x64).

2012-08-19 - v5.2.4

Portable version uses INI file if present or DB file otherwise.
Fixed recording and displaying heavy transfers over 500 MB/s.
Added showing MAC addresses for WinPCap adapters.
Redesigned Speed Meter also displays total traffic volume.
Currently logged user highlighted in the list of users in totals.
Added subheadings at the General tab showing actual periods.
Notification area icon's status and position are remembered correctly on Windows 7.
Fixed a possible crash in the traceroute code.
Improved compatibility with NetBalancer.

2012-06-04 - v5.2.3

Fixed occasional freeze upon resume from stand by.
Added the Greek, Catalan and Hebrew languages.
Fixed choosing background graph image.
Autorun is now available in the portable builds.
Added adapter status monitoring to notify user should the adapter become nonoperational.
Fixed general usage info screen when switching from other tabs.
All application files are now digitally signed.

2012-01-11 - v5.2.2

Fixed launching applications with a space in their name in notifications.
Fixed painting legend for hourly graph in left to right mode.
Fixed numeric desk band disappearance upon locking/unlocking the task bar.
Added a few hidden settings: fixed rate unit, router community string, quota dialog instead of usage on hotkey.
Added displaying time and sorting in dial-up session view.
Reopening WinPCap adapter after resuming from stand by and hibernation.
Added opening netstat on tray icon double click and opening usage report at single click.
Added highlighting items exceeding quota for daily, weekly and monthly reports when appropriate quota is set.
Fixed writing XLS files, now writing numbers as numbers, not as strings.
 
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Ha, I was just viewing this thread earlier.

Was going to ask do you use this? How do you rate the product, ie. recommendations?
 
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Changes in NetWorx 5.3.4 (2015-03-17):
* Added a hidden setting for virtual adapters monitoring ignored by default.
* Fixed firing off-peak notifications as they were sometimes not processed.
* Fixed graph disappearance when clicking the desktop in Hide Graph on Full Screen.
* Added Properties and Open File Location menu options in the application view.
* Added experimental workaround for routers with incorrect UPnP implementation.
* Added getting process name from the kernel for reliable application names reporting.
* Updated languages, filter drivers, done numerous minor fixes and improvements.
http://www.softperfect.com/products/networx/
 
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