Home Networking

How to monitor your Internet bandwidth usage in Windows

This tutorial will guide you in installing, setting up and using AnalogX Netstat Live (which is free) to monitor your Internet usage (uploads and downloads). As a number of ISP’s are now disconnecting customers for using “too much” bandwidth (this one in particular), knowing exactly how much you’ve downloaded (or uploaded) in a given month can be very helpful. Note: the OS X version of this tutorial can be found here. …

Home Networking 101

A home network is a series of Internet devices (PC’s, gaming consoles, PDA’s) connected together. A home network may consist of several PC’s, gaming consoles, etc – all in different rooms. When you connect multiple devices together in a home network, you can share files, printers and your Internet connection… …