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Does Windows 7 keep a log of internet traffic?

Does Windows 7 keep a log of internet traffic?

I had the strangest thing happen to me yesterday. Starting at 1pm and finishing around 6pm my machine started downloading around 3GB per hour which exceeded my internet quota cap. I wasn't home at the time and my wife says she was only watching online videos. That would explain maybe 2 or 3GB at the most...but not 15GB.

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Guest [Entry]

Windows does not have such a logging feature. However, for future traffic monitoring I recommend NetLimiter, the free version will suffice. It will show you detailed traffic charts per application.
Guest [Entry]

"3 GB per hour seems to me to be too much for video watching.
It's only possible if very large video files were being downloaded, rather than viewed online.

If this happens again, I would do some serious antivirus scans.

If it doesn't happen again, just chalk it up to human error."