Excessive network traffic -

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Tue Oct 30 23:10:39 UTC 2007

Scott van Looy wrote:
> Today Bob Goodwin did spake thusly:

ithout internet?  But
>> that doesn't define/identify the problem.
> Run the spyware detection stuff at www.prevx.com on the XP machine, see 
> if there's any spyware. Often spyware can be a cause of mystery 
> bandwidth stealing

really, you need to measure the problem (mrtg) to help decide what the 
problem is. Microsoft's malware removal kit it worth running for reasons 
unconnected to this problem, and may well help, but until you know 
whether the kids (or someone else) is deliberately doing it, even 
possibly without knowing it, you won't know whether it's fixed.



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