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Comms logging software?

by Jim41 / April 2, 2005 2:08 AM PST

I'm running WinXP, using Zone Alarm Pro and AVG for protection, and NetStat to monitor Internet activity/speed. Each time I turn on the computer, quite a bit of 2-way communication seeems to take place during the boot-up process. Some of this is virus updating, I guess, but is there any sort of 'watchdog' program that could log Internet activity and show a list of URLs contacted, even during the boot process? Thanks.

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Doesn't ZoneAlarm do this
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 3, 2005 4:32 AM PDT

Alert & Logs > Log viewer?


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I don't think so.
by Jim41 / April 3, 2005 8:38 AM PDT

Thanks, Mark, but as far as I know, Zone Alarm gives alarms and lets you see a log of what was NOT allowed for connection, but while the computer is booting, evidently it's talking to some site(s) that Zone Alarm has been programmed to allow. This is all okay, I'm sure, but it would still be interesting to see what all that communications is during the bootup process.

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