NetWorx is another one of those portable apps that should be in everyone’s troubleshooting toolbox. This little gem can help you identify possible sources of network related issues. NetWorx is highly customizable and includes network tools such as ping, trace route and netstat. It can be setup to alert you when your network connections have diminished, or when there is an unusually heavy flow of data that is characteristic of Trojan horses or other malicious activity. It can help you evaluate your bandwidth conditions to ensure you are getting what you are paying for. Audible and visual alerts are available to alert you of abnormal bandwidth conditons. As indicated, Networx is available as a portable app that can be carried with you on your portable media (e.g. flash drive).
Clear graphic and/or numeric display.
Usage reports with export to a variety of file formats, including Excel, MS Word and HTML.
Permits close supervision of uploads and downloads.
Works with dial-up, ISDN, cable modems, ADSL, Ethernet cards, and more.
Includes network information & testing tools with advanced netstat that displays applications using your Internet connection.
Scalable to your own modem download capabilities.
Option to notify user or disconnect from the Internet automatically when network activity exceeds a certain level.
Speed meter to accurately time downloads and report the average transfer rates.
Dial-up session journal with detailed information about every session.
Absolutely free and does not contain any adware/spyware/malware.
Find out and monitor how fast your Internet connection is.
Find out and monitor how much Internet traffic you consume.
Verify whether your ISP charges your Internet usage fairly.
Detect a suspicious network activity on your computer.
Perform simple network tests such as ping and trace route.
Be notified about excessive Internet usage.