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Re: Monitoring WiFi traffic on OS X Yosemite

yesterday, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Could you please post a screenshot of the Networks window?

Re: Using NetWorx solving slow PC issues

yesterday, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

NetWorx is mainly an application for metering downloads, collecting Internet usage statistics and helping the user to stay within their data allowance. It is not designed to troubleshoot PC performance. If you have a slow PC problem, here are a few articles from various publishers that could help you get started: 10 Tips to Speed Up Windows 10 10 Quick Ways to Speed Up a Slow PC Speed up

Re: RAM contents are not saved to a persistent disk

2 days ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Usually there are two things that could cause problems with saving to an image file: Antivirus Products There may be another process (usually an antivirus) that attempts to open the file at the same time. It is a common issue with antivirus products when they try to search for viruses in any file that is being written to a disk. For the built-in Windows Defender you can exclude the locat

Re: Application List display

4 days ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

This was a bug related to multiple languages added to the application recently. Essentially, the code erroneously attempted to translate the menu items that aren't supposed to be translated. The bug has been fixed, and the fix will be included into the next version. For now, please download the latest preliminary build and the issue should be resolved.

Re: Regular Expressions for Column View

5 days ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

This turned out to be a bug introduced when we added matching multiple capture groups. Thank you for reporting it. We have fixed the bug, and the next version of the Network Scanner will include this fix. For now you can download the latest build and everything should work correctly.

Re: Duplicate IP addresses and 0.0.0.0 subnet mask

7 days ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

It is unfortunately unclear why the list was blank when using Npcap in WinPCap compatibility mode. Nonetheless we've just updated the Network Scanner so it can use Npcap directly, without the compatibility layer. Here is a screen shot of Npcap on Windows 7 x64 without WinPCap compatibility enabled: The preliminary build can be downloaded here.

Re: Display all LAN shares a network user can access

25 days ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

It is better to logon as the user whose access rights you want to check, like you did. Then on the Shares tab tick Scan for shared resources and Check for write access. Once the scan has finished, the share icons will represent what the user can do with them. Basically three options here: the user can only read files from the share, the user can read and write files to the share, the user

Re: Networx is not running after the last Win 10 update

30 days ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Technically WinPCap is not required for NetWorx to work, so if you don't have other programs that use it, it makes sense to completely remove WinPCap. This can be done by opening an administrator command prompt and typing the following: sc delete npf This will deregister the WinPCap driver and it's best to reboot after this. Then you can delete the remaining files by typing in the same a

Re: Networx is not running after the last Win 10 update

4 weeks ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

This suggests that there may be an issue that prevents NetWorx from completing its initialisation. My best bet would be that there may be a broken installation of WinPCap on your system. When WinPCap is installed, NetWorx attempts to use it, but things can go awry if the installed instance of WinPCap is not functional. If you have WinPCap listed as an installed application on your computer,

Re: Default application font

4 weeks ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

The default font is Tahoma 8 (regular style).

Re: Networx is not running after the last Win 10 update

4 weeks ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

That message comes from the taskbar extension that displays usage information directly in the taskbar. The extension depends on the actual NetWorx app, which needs to be running for the extension to function. So is the NetWorx app running? That is: Is there networx.exe process running? Is there a notification area icon? Can you access application features?

Re: How to show the Everyone group on shares

4 weeks ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Unfortunately there isn't a ready-to-use function for that. Perhaps this free utility from Microsoft can help?

Re: Is there a Linux version?

5 weeks ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

We don't have a Linux version of this application. However, you may be able to run it with Wine (as well as any other Windows apps).

Re: MAC addresses from a remote site are not showing

5 weeks ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

It's exactly that: MAC addresses by design do not get passed across routers or VPNs (ARP protocol messages are not exchanged across). You can see this mentioned in this "Getting IP and MAC address from behind a router" discussion. We employ a few methods related to MAC address resolution as can be seen in the application: The ARP query method sends an ARP packet to the target devic

Re: Office 2010 C2R crash: possible conflict with exFAT disk mounted at boot

5 weeks ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Thank you for the feedback. Unfortunately ReFS isn't currently on the list due to the extreme complexity of its data structures, which we have to create manually (system formatting routines are not available at the time RAM disk driver starts). At the same time there isn't a clear benefit of ReFS since NTFS serves well for almost any purpose. Regarding exFAT vs NTFS performance, we've seen

Re: Office 2010 C2R crash: possible conflict with exFAT disk mounted at boot

6 weeks ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

That's odd, I guess then Office somehow doesn't like exFAT regardless of the volume type. I am pretty sure RAM disk creates a valid exFAT volume structure, you can check that with chkdsk against the exFAT RAM disk. I suppose you could use NTFS as an alternative, or stick to a logon-time exFAT disk. Unfortunately there isn't much we can do here, since it is one of the MS drivers that fai

Re: Office 2010 C2R crash: possible conflict with exFAT disk mounted at boot

6 weeks ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It sounds like Office 2010 C2R somehow doesn't like exFAT, possibly in combination with a standalone volume, which is created by default. Please try ticking Hard Disk Emulation in your RAM Disk's properties and let me know if this helps. This setting emulates a complete hard disk drive with partitions indistinguishable from a real device.

Re: Meaning of 'data both' graph setting

6 weeks ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Data both is used where both incoming and outgoing readings are charted. It allows seeing the In and Out traffic on a single graph. Please see this article that explains the graph in details.

Re: Column number limit and WMI queries

6 weeks ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

There is still the default limit of 10 columns of each type. It is currently not possible to have this number stored in a config file because the columns are created before the config file is loaded. If you need more columns of each type, simply add /maxcols: to the command line, e.g.: netscan.exe /maxcols:20

Re: Decrease in Intel/Windows usable RAM speed

7 weeks ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It is likely to be caused by some changes in the latest Windows update. The changes we made between versions 4.0.7 and 4.0.8 in no way could cause this variation in performance. On a related note, we recommend to use exFAT rather than NTFS for maximum performance. The exFAT file system doesn't suffer from transactional overhead and performs 10-20% better than NTFS.

Re: Access and control BWM remotely and from LAN

2 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

The Bandwidth Manager software uses standard TCP protocol on port 8701. To connect within the LAN, you simply need to put the LAN side IP address in the connection dialog. To connect from outside, you would need to setup port forwarding on your router to direct incoming connections to port 8701 to the WAN side IP address. Then you would specify the router external IP address in the connection

Re: Failures in HTTP traffic in local network only

2 months ago, by Andrew in Connection Emulator Forum

Honestly that's one of the most mysterious network issues I have seen. My best guess would be that MS Edge and Chrome play with TCP retransmission timeouts in LAN connections. To narrow this issue down, I'd recommend to try a couple of variations: With the emulator running, try fetching the local page on 10.180.1.113 using curl or wget. If that works fine, the culprit is probably in some pla

Re: Can I turn SSD into RAM disk

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

If you wanted to use some of your SSD as if it were RAM, Windows already comes with this feature built-in. It is called a page file or swap file, and it is automatically used by Windows when more RAM is needed. You can read more in this article or just google for "page file".

Re: Separate installer of bandwidth control service

2 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

You can extract an InnoSetup script from any program using the Innounp tool. It will extract individual files as well.

Re: Error C000009A after Windows 10 1809 update

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

We have investigated this issue where only disks smaller than 4096 MB could be created in the newest builds of Windows 10. It turned out Microsoft has suddenly changed memory limits in their allocation routines. In tech-speak, there is a function called MmAllocateNodePagesForMdlEx, where Microsoft documentation states: Quote The maximum amount of memory that MmAllocateNodePagesForMdlEx can

Re: RAMdisk size became limited to 4095 MB after Windows 10 1809 update

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Looks like the issue is still present in build 17763 that has become the official release. We will publish an update to the RAM Disk app in a couple of days to work around this problem.

Re: Account rights required to lookup logged users

2 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Most likely you would need to be a domain admin to look up logged on users. Our Network Scanner uses three different methods, whichever succeeds: Windows API call NetWkstaUserEnum() NetBIOS request and response analysis WMI query "SELECT UserName FROM Win32_ComputerSystem" If all that fails, you can try the predefined script called "User logon time" as shown below. I

Re: RAMdisk size became limited to 4095 MB after Windows 10 1809 update

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Good news here! We've investigated this issue, and though it's not clear why it is now happening, it is fixable. It turned out Microsoft has changed something about memory limits in their allocation routines. In tech-speak, there is a function called MmAllocateNodePagesForMdlEx, where the documentation states: Quote The maximum amount of memory that MmAllocateNodePagesForMdlEx can allocate

Re: RAMdisk size became limited to 4095 MB after Windows 10 1809 update

2 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

This issue seems to be caused by something Microsoft changed in Windows version 1809 and earlier builds of Insider Previews. From our experience, things are often broken in Windows preview builds, so we'll check how it works once the release is out (it looks like it's only a few days away).

Re: Password is visible in Password Manager

2 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

It does indeed have the password reveal function for convenience. This way the user can make sure a correct password is used in scanning. While, like you mentioned, it could be a security risk, sharing a configuration file invariably means that passwords must go into that file. The passwords are encoded (not clear text), but whoever receives the file has at least two other options to recover t