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by Ogdru Jahad / January 15, 2007 5:24 PM PST

need help... at the mo its showing packets sent and recieved. how do i change it so it shows bytes sent and recieved?

I had it on that setting once b4 but forget how I did it.

OS is XP Pro SP 2

cheers

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You don't
by jackson dougless / January 15, 2007 11:45 PM PST

You'll have to get a third party program to do that. But it's a pretty useless statistic, since there's a pretty constant stream of packets, even when the connection is idle. Sort of an idle chitchat while they wait for you to provide a more meaningful subject. So if you're measuring words spoken (packets sent/received) it's going to mess up your figures.

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*Sigh*
by Ogdru Jahad / January 16, 2007 2:00 AM PST
In reply to: You don't

I dont want both,I want it to show the amount of traffic comming and goign to and from my pc from the Nic just not in packets, but in bytes sent and recieved.

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Should be "easy"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2007 2:18 AM PST
In reply to: *Sigh*

Open a command window in XP. Type this

NETSTAT -E

Bytes? Done.

Bob

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Bob's response is quick and easy BUT...
by Edward ODaniel / January 16, 2007 3:58 AM PST
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