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Visual indication of network activity

is there a simple application which can sit on top of a fullscreen game to give me an indicator of when there is a lot of network activity? I can only seem to find system tray apps or programs which work outside of fullscreen games. Preferably something transparent so i can see through it.

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Total answers/comments: 2
Guest [Entry]

"Maybe this nifty little app will come in handy:

Network Lights

Network Lights is a Windows program,
which blinks keyboard LEDs (Light
Emitting Diode) indicating outgoing
and incoming network packets on
network interface.

Network Lights lets you monitor
network activity (upload/download)
from your keyboard ScrollLock and
NumLock indicators. Each LED will
flicker when network traffic is

This utility is a standalone
executable. Run the program, you'll
see a new system tray icon. Now you
can monitor your network traffic using
the ScrollLock and NumLock leds on
your keyboard. Use the system tray
icon (click the mouse) to customize
program settings.

Network Lights is free, open source, and portable."
Guest [Entry]

"The Logitech G15 keyboard is great for this. It can run all sorts of little programs in its LCD monitor. I use mine mostly to look at CPU and RAM usage (and to get IM notifications).
It's a bit pricey, but it's a great keyboard overall (subjective).

See here: http://en.wikipediadotorg/wiki/Logitech_G15"