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Easy-to-use tool to monitor incoming network traffic [duplicate]

Easy-to-use tool to monitor incoming network traffic [duplicate]

On my Windows XP computer, I sometimes see the task bar network icon light up indicating that a bunch of information is coming in or out of my computer. Just now it happened, and was apparently a Firefox update (at least, Firefox wanted to update itself soon after the activity died down).

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Guest [Entry]

"Microsoft Network Monitor 3.3

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Guest [Entry]

NetLimiter will tell you the bandwidth each application is using, and if you expand the process it will show you what IP address(es) the data is coming from. It won't do a reverse DNS lookup, but you are provided with the IP which you can use for that information. The free version (NetLimiter Monitor) will do all of this:
Guest [Entry]

"Perfgraph – a hardware and bandwidth monitoring tool for Windows. Unlike other monitoring applications, Perfgraph can embed graphs displaying the status of various hardware components right on the Windows taskbar.

Perfgraph is freeware."