Stop Wi-Fi Thieves: How to Secure Your Wi-Fi From Neighbors Stealing It

Posted on May 5, 2017. Filed under: networking, Security, wireless | Tags: , , , |

If your Wi-Fi SSID is being broadcast to the surrounding houses, there is a chance your internet is being stolen. Find out how to stop this from happening and keep control of your bandwidth.

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Bandwidth monitor/speed/traffic monitoring tools

Posted on February 8, 2009. Filed under: Freeware/Shareware, networking, wireless | Tags: , , , , , , |

Softperfect has tools: Bandwidth monitor, bandwidth speed test, bandwidth and traffic monitoring tool for Windows.

Trying to see how fast your Internet Service Provider really is?  Here are the tools you can use to check the claims.

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Windows updates – do they really need 20%?

Posted on April 20, 2008. Filed under: Help, Microsoft Windows, updates | Tags: , , , , |

Daily Cup of Tech has a video stating that Windows uses up 20% of your bandwidth for its own updates.  How do you reduce this?

Use at your own risk, but might help speed up your Internet.

“According to this video, Windows reserves 20% of your bandwidth for Windows Updates. This is how to reclaim that bandwidth by modifying the local computer policy. This might be something worth looking at implementing via a group policy on your Windows corporate domain.”

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