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Monitor multiple wireless network bandwidth usage

Is there a program that I can use on Windows 10 to monitor my bandwidth usage per each wireless network that I am connected to? I often go travelling for work and I'd like to not exceed the bandwidth ...
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Why is the Windows 10 Photos app #1 on my list of network usage?

I only use the Photos app when I double-click local image files (it's the default). How is this my #1 bandwidth user in the last 30 days as per the App History tab on the Task Manager. That puts it ...
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Bluetooth vs Wifi. Which one has more bandwidth? [duplicate]

I've been reading articles like this http://wrensound.com/should-my-wireless-audio-system-use-bluetooth-or-wifi/ I uses bluetooth to access my omni 10 harman kardon speaker. I am very disappointed ...
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Managing multiple access point at once [on hold]

I am planning to deploy some multiple wifi range extenders to the the very end for user in multi storied building. And this extender will be connected to 5 Engenius outdoor access point. As I will be ...
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Quickest way to upload 500 GB to Google Drive

I have about 500GB to upload to to Google Drive. Two questions. What would be the quickest way to do this? The drive app seems slow. Other people have said use CyberDuck but they seem to have ...
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Monitoring Internet data from modem

I'm about to get a new ADSL internet connection and the data available is split between me and two other housemates. As i am going to be the Administrator, i was wondering if there is any way to ...
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What's the granularity of CRC checks in bittorrent transfers like?

I don't think I've ever successfully used any torrent client in 20 years of trying once in a while. I'm in a backwater of the data world: I can get about 3000 bytes per second on a dialup connection ...
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Ethernet throttling itself? Wireless is fine. Video of issue included

https://youtu.be/baV-P00i7CY I just got internet installed today at my new apartment. I'm connecting using my desktop. When I'm connected directly to the modem I get exactly 14.31 mbps every time. ...
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Monitor internet bandwidth of LAN users [closed]

I have made a small LAN network with ubuntu squid proxy server. The proxy server runs in my laptop with VMware where it is placed in between the ADSL router and 4 port switch. I have added 3 user pcs ...
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How to limit download speed per port on the network?

Greetings, I have several computers accessing the Internet at once. And with one download a file using a download manager (either bittorrent, orbit, etc.), the computer with that softwares grabs ...
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Dynamically Limit Download/Upload Speeds of a Application based on Schedule?

I've tried a number of solutions like NetLimiter and/or NetBalancer for this, however I've not yet found a complete solution after a few days of Googling. Does anybody know of a way to achieve ...
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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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Using multiple USB webcams in Linux

Running more than one USB webcam in Debian/Linux results in the the following error: libv4l2: error turning on stream: No space left on device VIDIOC_STREAMON: No space left on device What ...
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Netflix streaming: how much bandwidth does it use?

Title more or less says the question. I'm thinking about getting netflix, but want to make sure that our connect is fast enough to watch movies streamed. So: what is the bandwidth used by netflix, ...
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Windows 10 Home Edition on a T1 Line

I work for a small company which has a few computers for public use. These machines are on a separate subnet, but still use the same T1 internet connection as the rest of the registers and staff ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Bandwidth Usage

I am wondering how much bandwidth in terms of bytes sent/received is consumed by a typical remote desktop session. I need to know this because our ISP enforces a cap on monthly bandwidth usage (i.e. ...
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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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How to Monitor visited Websites on Thomson 585 v7

My home WiFi is being used by many devices, and they are taking all bandwidth, I wanna know which sites they are using, so I can block those sites in Parental control. In the web interface there's no ...
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how do you calculate internet speed using pings? [closed]

When I try to check speed on SpeedTest.net, it says selecting best server based on pings. Does it calculate the speed using the ping request and reply packets if so how?
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Speedtest gives perfect score on ISP servers, but not on others

So I use Claro Guatemala for my ISP. I pay for 10/1 service. But for the last few weeks, my internet speeds have been terrible. Most d/l speeds (actual downloads on actual files) show around 10-15 ...
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Internet monitoring on a network

I have a network from 20 PCs and around 15 cell phones. Sometimes the internet is slow while there is no problem on the ISP side. So I assume someone is downloading a torrent or streaming. How can I ...
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Peplink Balance One Router Upload Bandwidth Congestion

Firstly some context to my question. I work for a small company that doesn't have a dedicated IT department, and I am the IT department. I am also a third of the marketing department as well. Now my ...
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Debian PC stuck at about 240Mbps on Gigabit Ethernet network

I have recently subscribed to FTTH and in order to take advantage of all the available bandwidth, I have upgraded my home network to Gigabit, which basically meant replacing my router since all the ...
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Could I somehow make my machine have bandwidth priority?

I have an old DLINK DIR-300 Router with my 1 PC Connected to it and everyone else is connected wirelessly... around 6-8 Devices. Could I somehow make my machine/PC have bandwidth priority?Could I ...
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Laptop monitor uses a lot of bandwidth compared to external monitor

My external monitor is using a lot less bandwidth compared to my laptop monitor. This happens only when I use "remote desktop connection". When I keep scrolling down a text file at the same speed, ...
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How available network bandwidth is divided among VMs?

One way to divide bandwidth can depend on the CPU, means every VM is getting a chance to use the NIC whenever it is getting the CPU cycles. But now a day we have many other way to share the same NIC ...
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Send large files to server through low bandwidth connection

I'm trying to send large files (> 200Mo) to a remote server with a limited bandwidth using rsync. For now, it doesn't even start sending, only dry-runs succeed. My tests are working on other servers ...
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Maximum amount of users in a Skype (Free) Group Video chat

A group of users in my office would like to use Skype for some regular meetings when they are out of the office. Is there a hard limit to how many users can be in a group video call with the Basic ...
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How much bandwith is required to stream 1080p?

I am wondering how much bandwith is required to stream a 1080p movie from for example Youtube. I am aware that there may be things such as compression that come in play here, but can anyone provide a ...
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Linux: Guarantees by traffic shaping using tc

I am using tc and iptables to limit the bandwidth of port 5000. However, I notice that even though the bandwidth reduced, it is highly variable. What are the guarantees of traffic shaping and ...
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Weird speed measurement of ZFS over AFP file copy

I've been checking how fast is my ZFS storage server. I have some big files (>30 GB) and I've been using dd piped to /dev/null to check read speed. When running dd for a specific file for a first ...
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What is the relation between bandwidth and resolution?

I want to encode a video in DASH format. I want to have multiple bitrate/bandwidth with multiple resolution. I'm still wondering: What is relationship between bandwidth and resolution? For example: ...
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LINUX: Limiting bandwidth of a set of ports

I want to limit the bandwidth (send and receive) of a set of ports. Upon reading few resources online (Link1, Link2), I realized that I need to use tc and iptables to do this. So I am using the ...
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Watching YouTube and saving network usage

Like me, some people may be constrained by the monthly cap they can consume the Internet usage. Thus, my question is, Will replaying YouTube videos again cost you twice the network usage? I always ...
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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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Divide monthly Internet volume allowance in 6 equal parts

Here I live with 5 other people and we are charged for a limited package. Some use more and some less. We want to divide our plan in 6 equal parts with user and password. Is this possible?
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Limit Chrome's bandwidth

For web development purposes, I want to be able to throttle the bandwidth Chrome uses, especially for localhost connections. I know that the add-on "Firefox Throttle" does that in Firefox; is there a ...
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Increase and force concurrent connection in chrome

I have bandwidth monitor installed to monitor, Well my bandwidth. the thing is when I watch youtube at morning I can stream videos at full speed, yet after 7 PM and streaming becomes very slow. the ...
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Why does my internet get disabled during an upload to YouTube?

If I start a file download before starting the video upload then the download will continue at full speed while the video uploads, but if I try to navigate to any webpage on any device on my network ...
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How can I limit bandwidth of other programs?

Is there a way so that I can selectively limit bandwidth of a running process?
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Does PCIe 3.0 x8 provide enough bandwidth for a dual QSFP 40Gbit NIC?

I'm researching dual QSFP 40GBit network cards for a work project and have a few questions regarding PCIe 3.0's theoretical max bandwidth. I'm currently looking at a dual QSFP PCIe 3.0 x8 card on CDW ...
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Can using RDP reduce data usage?

In my home i have internet connection(50 mbps) with a data limit of 100GB. Suppose if i am outside with my laptop or mobile and i have very less speed and data usage limit than at my home. I am ...
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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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Data usage from within my router accessing contents via WAN IP

I'm using a domain, example.com, which has a WAN IP (as an example) 23.24.25.26. I want to create a plex server with IP 192.168.1.23 on the computer and use example.com to access it. If I access my ...
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Bandwidth control using Mac Address

Hello I don't know this is the right place to ask the question or not but after seeing network engineering I thought I could ask the question from the people of networks. Well then getting to my ...
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Is there anyway to reduce bandwidth usage of Skype for business?

We use a lot of 'Skype for Business' (i.e. the new Microsoft Lync), that I use while consuming expensive roaming data. Was wondering, if there are options (similar to various VLC clients) that lead to ...
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Is there a way to limit bandwidth usage on Windows 7?

Often, I tether my Android smartphone to my Windows 7 PC, while travelling. This office PC has many background data-consuming applications (like software update, virus definition downloads, large ...
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OS X “launchd” maxing out upload bandwidth

I had an issue on my Mac mini with a DDOS Unix virus which was saturating the upload bandwidth and bringing my internet down, ClamXav and Avast found all the parts of it (it never showed up in ...
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Is there a way to remove bad trackers in BitTorrent? If so, is this helpful?

Per the second answer to this question, adding a bunch of trackers that aren't working to a torrent can clog bandwidth. TPB sets the trackers if you upload to their site; trying to add them manually ...
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How to measure the monthly total bandwidth use for an internet connection (OS independent)

I have 2 laptops and 2 smartphones which, when at home, use the home's WiFi Internet connection via a Belkin Wireless N+ 802.11n Router. All these devices have different operating systems. Is there a ...