Internet Always In Use

jason717

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i find that my internet is always in use as in my connection lites are constantly blinking even if i m nt using the net.how can this b.there r no suspecious processes running.plz help!!!
 

GSV13

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Usb lite is always blinking whether you use or not! Tey connect via lan!
 

Sushubh

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and use a firewall to see if there are unauthorized tools accessing the net.use bandwidth monitor to see excessive consumption.
 


krishnan

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Connection lights blink means the connection is alive. Did you check you pc for malware?
 

vebk

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Get windows defender to clean your system of spyware. Also make sure you have an up-to-date Antivirus program. (If not download Avast). Do a full system scan with your anti-virus program. Then download and install ZoneAlarm firewall. You'll be safe then.
 

Sushubh

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getting windows defender could be quite a hassle for regular people. esp who are not running the SP2 edition of XP.i suggest using active virus shield, adaware, spybot... all free. all legally free. and easily available.
 


bhargav

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/me hates active virus sheild coz its utter crap ... cudnt even detect a simple win32jeefo worm :/Bitdefender is quite gud ... has a firewall .... is stable ..... heuristic scanning too!!!get it .... u wont be dissapointed ..better yet, buy an original cppy :)
 

Sushubh

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weird it managed to help my friend's system clean crap which even onecare could not find out. :p
 

winger

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Well if the NIC's light blinks,it's normal.. If that icon on your tray blinks when you're not using internet or anything via LAN then it's a problem. Try this..open cmd promptType "netstat -b" it should show you the 'file' that's currently using the internet..
 
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