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Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Advertisement n64bking15 Thread Starter Joined: Jun 2, 2010 Messages: 22 Hi guys, I have a PC that is constantly downloading from the internet. I did the math and it's only doing 35mb per hour and I have a 5020mb limit per 24 hour period so I don't think I'm going to worry about it. I downloaded Process Monitor but cannot access the Help file. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4 Scan saved at 9:32:05 PM, on 10/26/2010 Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18975) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: c:\PROGRA~1\\agent\mcagent.exe C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe you could try here

By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Language: Dansk Deutsch After eradicating a virus or other form of virus infection, Windows is left in a somewhat broken state. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Programs make update checks, again causing traffic on both directions, your Norton will "phone home" every now and then as well as do Windows Update.

That's the approach that I would take. Sorry about that - link's been updated to 14-Aug-2012 Steve Casey March 27, 2013 9:10 PM I am having the same problem this page addresses. Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976.

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Its constantly downloading at around 40kps and slowly eats away at my internet cap. Unfortunately, it's not terribly simple, but it is effective; and it should tell you exactly what application is causing the uploads and downloads. Last edited: Aug 26, 2009 GCWesq, Aug 26, 2009 #3 GCWesq MajorGeek This is probably now better addressed in Software forum. Occasionally, it is malware and there is a good tool to help you sort it out.

It is constantly uploading something at those same speeds. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. CYNTHIA ROBINSON replied on February 23, 2013: » I am having the same problem. Thread Tools Search this Thread 03-12-2008, 06:57 AM #1 raj_kalangutkar Registered Member Join Date: Mar 2008 Posts: 2 OS: Windows XP sp3 Hi, the moment i connect to the

I'm not sure what it's sending but would definitely like to figure it out. Is there a way of finding out which program is doing it? Join over 733,556 other people just like you! The approach that I'm going to recommend (if you really want to dive into this) is to use a utility called Process Monitor.

I Have run Malwarebytes anti-malware(free), Iobit malware fighter(free), Kaspersky tdss rootkit removing tool and Norton & Norton power eraser, All clear, computer still constantly uploading and downloading. To avoid additional delay in getting a response, it is strongly advised that after completing the READ & RUN ME you also read this sticky: Don't Bump! You can disable it if you don't use them/have any. Current Temperatures Windows server 2012 R2 steps to... » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7.

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Gwyn August 14, 2012 1:38 PM You mention Process Monitor, but if you click on the link it's Process Explorer that is discussed. So, for example, if you notice that something is running or uploading and downloading: You would fire up Process Monitor. Stay logged in Sign up now!

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Products, services, websites - we're here to help with technical issues, not market for others. If I stop the Windows Update service the traffic stops. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Recently I have gotten multiple tickets even though I haven't downloaded/uploaded anything.

n64bking15, Oct 27, 2010 #12 Couriant James Trusted Advisor Joined: Mar 26, 2002 Messages: 31,600 it could be something on your computer that stopped when there was no network access... An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics) Social: Running Vista.

I suggest a firewall but also get an updated virus scan, to get rid of anything that you got. #10 Murphq, Nov 19, 2003 Cleaner Senior member Joined: Feb 11, I gather there is aso a cprogram (/ Sorry about the typos why is it that your comments box makes it ijmpossible for me to correct things. Please be as specific as possible. Reply 26th February 2012 Post #6 bull3tmagn3t August 2008 1,566 Posts Use procexp Use procexp to find the svchost that's causing the problem.

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Then copy them to the problem PC. Hi, the moment i connect to the net ma comp downloads somethin even if I havent kept anything to download.. How do I tell what program is slowing down my machine? it generates huge amounts of network traffic with relatively low throughput.

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No soliciting of any kind. Step 2: I would suggest you to perform clean boot and remove the program that is causing the issue. Did you use MBAM? I've run McAfee and windows defender and no viruses are shown so I have no idea what is going on.


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