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Re: Internet Sharing in a WiFi network

4 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

No, you would probably need something like Connectify.

Re: How to show Desk Band traffic speed in MB/s

4 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Sure, it's possible. There is a bunch of settings available in a separate area called the Hidden Options. One of the settings there is Force rate unit. When set to 1, all data rates will be displayed in KB/s. When set to 2, all data rates will be displayed in MB/s:

Re: Assistance with Xfinity router setup

4 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Not every router can be monitored. To be able to monitor a router, NetWorx needs a router to either: Support the so-called SNMP protocol. In some routers it needs to be enabled and configured, but some may not support it at all. Unfortunately we don't have a TG3482G at hand to check, so it's best if you contact your ISP and ask them whether the router supports SNMP and how to enable it. Or: Su

Re: Speed Meter's Start button is disabled

4 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Thank you for reporting this problem. We checked it and there seems to be an issue with a system component known as MSXML and HTTPS URLs. We have added a workaround that uses a different way to access HTTPS URLs if MSXML fails. Please try the latest build and let us know if everything works well now.

Re: Ignore LAN traffic on Linux

4 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Not from the application itself, but you can modify its database kept in ~/.config/SoftPerfect/NetWorx It's a standard SQLite3 database, so any SQLite manager should to the trick, for example DB Browser for SQLite.

Re: Quotes added to the user-prompted parameters

4 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

The quotes are added because there is a space, meaning the string has to be enquoted into a single parameter. In your case there may be an easy workaround: Open Notepad and hit Tab. Then copy that tab character. Insert the copied tab between the strings like this: ... cmd /c echo 10.0.64.185tabsome_name.com >> ... The tab-separated string should be echoed unquoted and written to

Re: Subfolders are not created sometimes

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Sorry I have no idea why the empty folders might be disappearing. I guess you could use Process Monitor to track what process deletes the folders. Or simply create a dummy file in each folder to prevent their deletion. May be create the set of folders like this: TEMP\Cache_Opera\Dummy TEMP\Cache_Chrome\Dummy TEMP\Cache_Firefox\Dummy TEMP\Cache_PaleMoon\Dummy In this case there will be a

Re: CMD variable is not processed. How to fix

4 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

This issue is not connected to Network Scanner. It is just how the command processor evaluates environment variables. For example, open a new command prompt and type the above statement. It will result in something like this, where in the first set of commands the variable is not evaluated: To work around this, you need delayed variable expansion and a different syntax, like this: cmd /

Re: Ignore LAN traffic on Linux

4 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

No, I am afraid this functionality is not available in the Linux or macOS versions. Filtering traffic by IP address requires a network driver to be installed, or a reliance on a third-party package like libpcap, which comes with extra implications like requiring root privileges. We may be able to implement it in the future, but at the moment individual IP addresses cannot be filtered out.

Re: How to move Temp and TMP folders back to their original location

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

The default Windows TMP/TEMP locations is %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Temp You can change it back to the default values by either: In the RAM Disk app choose Tools - Set Windows TEMP folder from the main menu and set both to the above value. Or press Win + R, run sysdm.cpl and go to Advanced - Environment values. Then set both TMP and TEMP to the above value.

Re: Program directory cannot be deleted during uninstallation

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Most likely the application itself is still running. Open the Task Manager and on Windows 7 or below: Open the Processes tab and locate the ramdiskws.exe process. Select it and click End Process. on Windows 8 or above: Open the Details tab and locate the ramdiskws.exe process. Select it and click End Task. If that doesn't solve the problem, this little utility called LockHunter should help.

Re: Speed Test results: new CSV file vs old Txt

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

It's not shown anywhere in NetWorx. The application uses it internally to test download and upload speeds, but it's not exposed to the user. Basically because it cannot really be used for anything other than interacting with the application. The Tools - Ping command is a simple GUI for the ping utility. You probably don't need to use it unless you have a reason to.

Re: Speed Test results: new CSV file vs old Txt

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

A home router has at least two IP addresses as shown in the diagram below. Here is an article about that: Internal and External IP Addresses Explained.

Re: Speed Test results: new CSV file vs old Txt

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Thank you for your feedback. I guess we can disregard the mystery with the speed test date. Whatever caused it, it's not happening again. Regarding the ping time of 0ms vs 8ms, in this case you pinged your own IP address. Obviously the ping to the router is always near zero, while the ping to an external server used in speed testing would take longer. The speed meter reports the latter. The &q

Re: Speed Test results: new CSV file vs old Txt

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

It seems in the date not only the day is wrong in your files, but also the year - it was recorded as 2018-02-01 19:38:04. The only reason I can think of is an incorrect system time. What about the dates shown in the Speed Meter window: are they correct? What about any other dates, say in Usage Reports? Regarding the new vs old text format, the new format was simplified to allow easy charting.

Re: VPN data usage statistics

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

When the Ignore local traffic within the LAN option is selected and a VPN is used, there is a chance of network traffic being counted more than once. It really depends on how a particular VPN software was created and operates. For accurate readings when VPN is used, I recommend unticking this option and instead selecting the network adapter used for Internet access in the drop-down list.

Re: VPN data usage statistics

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

It really depends on the selected monitoring options, in particular the adapter chosen under Monitored interfaces and whether the Ignore local traffic within the LAN option is on. If you post here a screen shot of your main settings tab, I will be able to advise further.

Re: RAM disk is slower on the new server

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It's hard to say, but I am guessing for some reason your memory runs slower than it should. There is a freeware app called MaxxMEM. I recommend benchmarking the RAM on both servers and compare the results. Then, if the result is also half the speed, it would be a good idea to take a look at the timings and frequencies in CPU-Z or a similar tool. Please post your findings here.

Re: RAM disks suddenly unmounted without any Windows events

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Generally when a RAM disk is created all the required memory is preallocated, so changes to memory space should not affect it, but I suppose it is possible. If this issue happens again, please let me know any additional observations you may have then.

Re: RAM disks suddenly unmounted without any Windows events

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Sorry, we don't know how/why it happened. There is simply no code in the RAM Disk driver that could have unmounted a disk without an external command. As to the logs, the RAM disk driver does not keep them. My best guess would be that the sudden, unexpected disk unmounting was either due to a human error, i.e. someone logged in and unmounted the disks, or due to some different process issuing

Re: Subfolders are not created sometimes

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It's hard to tell really. The nested folder support for boot-time RAM disks has been added in version 4.0.4, and we have never seen any partially created folders in our tests. We also run some more tests creating the exact copy of your structure multiple times, and every time it is created successfully: You could try a different file system for this RAM disk, e.g. NTFS instead of exFAT,

Re: Exempting rule for unlimited bandwidth

5 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

Yes, the above rule basically just tells the Bandwidth Manager not to restrict bandwidth to a specific IP address. That could be a gaming server or anything else.

Re: Using column values in RegEx

5 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Thank you for your feedback. Definitely your suggestions A to D above sound useful and we'll review and implement some or all of them. Regarding the issue where the program restores all the hidden columns and erases the regex and properties, could you please provide a reproducible test case? What exactly did you do to make it happen? In the meantime, good news: we've implemented column layo

Re: Choosing a drive letter for RAM disk and RAM disk image

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

To anyone new to RAM Disk wishing to work with image files, we highly recommend reading the RAM Disk user manual, to understand the concept of RAM disks and RAM disk images. Once you have done that, you will see why a RAM disk and its image file cannot possibly have the same disk letter: a RAM disk is a segment of computer RAM made to behave like a physical disk yet functioning with the spe

Re: Will I see a big speed difference between 64GB and 128GB RAM on PC?

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

What mostly affects I/O speed is memory bandwidth, which in turn depends on ECC, configured timings, frequency and the motherboard design in general. Simply increasing the RAM size from 64 GB to 128 GB is unlikely to affect the speed in any way.

Re: RAM disk disappeared after Windows 10 October update

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Numerous news outlets reported that Windows 10 1809 October update wiped their entire folders with files. I guess you can consider yourself lucky that only the RAM disk was gone I am not sure what exactly is gone in your case: the software itself or the RAM disk drive, but in either case I recommend installing or updating to the latest version and then re-creating the RAM disk. Regarding h

Re: Using column values in RegEx

5 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

I have checked and indeed found that when a script referred to other script-based columns, their value would be empty. This is essentially a bug. We have fixed this in the latest builds, but there is a couple of important points to consider: The latest builds increase the maximum simultaneous number of dynamic columns of the same type from 10 to 50. The /maxcols switch has been removed. While t

Re: Using column values in RegEx

5 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

I don't think it's a matter of delay: the script is executed after all other columns are finalised. Unless the port column is another script column, in which case it may not be executed in the expected order. You can check whether the port is there by executing the following and see what gets printed: port = "Gi1/0/" & Input.Column("port" Output.Write port Also, yo

Re: Feature request: Device list sorting - Added

6 months ago, by Andrew in Switch Port Mapper Forum

UPDATE: We have just added the Up and Down commands (menu items and shortcuts). You are welcome to download the latest builds that include this new functionality. It is probably easier to use Ctrl+U and Ctrl+D rather than the menu items for moving the lines, but there is a choice to use whichever you prefer. Regarding grouping, that's a little more complicated but we'll add it later as

Re: Layout export for column reorganization

6 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

This issue stems from a poor design choice to create a limited number of columns (10 of each type by default) and keeping their associated data, e.g. regex, colours, etc bound to column indices. This works okay as long as the number stays the same, say column #50 always stays column #50: even if you drag it around, its position changes, but its index stays. However if extra columns are added a