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I am using a modem (ZTE USB Modem FFF1) to connect to internet and I want it to disconnect automatically after completing 90 MB (Downloaded data + Uploaded Data). Can anyone suggest how can I do this. I am using a desktop computer running on Windows 8 Consumer Preview. There's no router. I am using a dial up connection to connect. I just want to limit the data usage of my internet connection, considering sent data + received data.

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I see no one has to limit their DATA consumption while surfing the internet, but I want to do so. – Shanks Jun 1 '12 at 8:47
Is the 90mb the expected file(s) size you want to regularly transfrer? Like log in, transfer x files and logout. Or do you want to monitor data usage and limit it to 90mb per session? Log in, watch data flow, when 90mb transferred, disconnect. – jdh Jun 1 '12 at 10:51
@jdh Yes, exactly, I want to monitor data usage and limit it to 90mb per session. Log in, watch data flow, when 90 MB transferred, disconnect. – Shanks Jun 1 '12 at 11:00
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What you are looking for is called a bandwidth monitor tool or utility. There are a few out there. However, based off a simple search, it seems one of the better (and free) ones is Softperfect's NetWorx. One of the its feature is, it's able to end a dial-up connection when a cap is reach.

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