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The Windows Task Manager by default displays Network traffic in Mbps. How do I change it to some other unit?

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The units actually autoscale dependent upon the values being measured. –  ernie Oct 31 '12 at 23:21

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It doesn't look like you can change them according to this and this, but as ernie said, they will scale. But, the new task manager includes a "Heat map" feature, which basically color codes values in relation to each other, so you can check at a glance problems without having to pay attention to units.

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As you can see, it includes network performance in the processes tab on the heat map.

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You cannot, as Task Manager picks the most appropriate unit depending on the current performance.

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I have a 512Kbps (bits) connection. Even when I'm downloading at full speed, all the tasks show 0Mpbs. Any idea why this is happening? –  Anaty Oct 31 '12 at 23:35
    
@Anaty Are you sure you're looking at the right interface? –  ernie Oct 31 '12 at 23:36
    
@ernie I am quite positive. –  Anaty Oct 31 '12 at 23:36
    
@Anaty Am I correct in understanding you're viewing the process tab and looking at specific processes? Does the bandwidth get reported/recorded properly in the performance tab of Task Manager? –  ernie Nov 1 '12 at 0:21
    
Aaah, I assumed the Performance tab ... –  Joey Nov 1 '12 at 6:42

You can only select a set value (Mbps) or percentage, right click on the Network column header.

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