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Topic # 57126 3-Feb-2010 17:50
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Hey, i currently just installed a bandwidth moniter to see how much i was using. Only to find that even when im not doing anything and all applications are closed it uses about uploads 5kb every 5 seconds. anyone know why this is happening?

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  Reply # 295790 3-Feb-2010 18:05
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Take your pick use wireshark this will show you

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  Reply # 295798 3-Feb-2010 18:30
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There are plenty of things - virus checkers, windows update, arp traffic..

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 295810 3-Feb-2010 19:18
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As sbiddle mentioned, lots of things - use Live Messenger/ICQ etc ? Any app that has a "check online for updates" option is usually a good one to start looking at :)
Probably also have some services running.... and also your PC will be talking to your router/modem regardless if youre online or not.




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