Bandwidth tag should be used when asking questions about data transfer rates over various data buses or network protocols.

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How can I monitor internet usage in my network?

I need to know which computer is consuming my bandwidth. Is there a tool to do this?
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Way to limit bandwidth of programs on Windows?

Is there a technique in Windows that can selectively limit bandwidth of a running process?
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How to monitor bandwidth use of each device on wifi network

I have in my home a standard Comcast cable internet connection. I have it going from the wall to a cable modem, and from the modem to a late-series Linksys router, which provides wired and wireless ...
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Logging individual application network usage in Windows 7 [closed]

There are many answers here detailing programs that will monitor and log internet usage for a pc, but I need that usage to be logged and broken down, detailing which applications consumed that data....
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Is there a way to find out what application using most of bandwidth in Linux?

I'm looking for an utility that could show me how much of a bandwidth each process are using. It should just print the data and exit as I want to feed that list into conky.
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Is there a way to find out what app is using most of my bandwidth in windows

I have found several that measures total bandwidth but none that tells me bandwidth per application. Preferably with some history or logging.I'm using Windows Server 2008 R2
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Monitoring Bandwidth Across Multiple Systems in a Home Network

For the past several years, I have been using a simple software bandwidth monitor on my computer to keep track of my monthly bandwidth usage. It has worked fine (more or less; the numbers are slightly ...
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Does software exist to log all download / upload usage? [closed]

Does a program exist to record all upload / download usage for a personal computer?So I can reset it at some stage, and then use the internet, and then look at how much data has been sent/received?
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Home Network Bandwidth Control

I will mount a home network to share the ADSL internet connection. The speed is 1Mb, but I want that my PC get 75% of the bandwidth and the another PC get 25%. I know that linux boxes can do it, but ...
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Why upload rates are lower than download rates in normal internet connections?

I have used dial-up and/or broadband services from many service providers (in India) and one thing I noted is that the upload bandwidth is lower than the download bandwidth.Is there any reason for ...
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Is there a good tool for monitoring network activity on Mac OS X? [closed]

Is there a good bit of software on Mac OS X that I can use to monitor incoming and outgoing network activity? Nothing too geeky, I just want something simple to use.I'm on version 10.6 (Snow Leopard)...
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How to throttle bandwidth on a Linux network interface?

Is there a way to constrain the bandwidth on a NIC in linux? I'd like to be able to simulate an arbitrarily slow connection.
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Does moving my router from 20MHz to 40 MHz increase my wireless speed?

I found out that my wireless access point supports dual band (LinkSys E3000), so I went to its settings and changed it from operating on 20MHz to 40MHz. Does this mean I get a faster WiFi connection ...
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What is the actual speed of SATA 3?

Google says it is running at 6Gb/s. The throughput is at 600MB/s. 600MB/s equals 4.8Gb/s.Does this mean that the bandwidth is 6Gb/s but the actual throughput is 4.8Gb/s ?
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What can I use to measure the bandwidth a specific Windows application uses?

Ideally, I'd like to hear of an application to show how much bandwidth each application is consuming on my local Windows PC. Alternatively, instructions to use any other application for this purpose. ...

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