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Re: SSD trim and RAM disk image

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It's called a sparse file. Simply put, any empty space inside a sparse file is not stored on the physical disk. With regards to the RAM Disk, it acts like a dynamic image file that grows and occupies disk space when it's populated. Upon creation most of the image file is filled with zeros and therefore it takes little space regardless of its logical size. You can download the latest build

Re: How move temp files to RAMdisk

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

We explained how to redirect temporary folders to a RAM Disk in this article. If it's not working for you, then perhaps you did something incorrectly. Since you have not provided any details, it's not possible to tell what it might be.

Re: SSD trim and RAM disk image

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It's worth noting that we have added sparse file support and new images are created as sparse files. This results in much faster image creation, compact disk presentation and faster reading from that image. We will soon make the new build available. In the meantime, here is what it looks like:

Re: Hard drive emulation and "exception not handled"

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

It's not really possible to tell what's happening without a kernel dump. It could be our RAM Disk driver's issue or another product driver's fault. Please see this link for how to configure the OS for memory dump (kernel memory dump) and once the crash occurs, please send us the dump file. Alternatively you could use the tool called WhoCrashed and send us its output.

Re: SSD trim and RAM disk image

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

The image file is a regular file. Upon shutdown or manual saving to the image parts of the file are updated (overwritten). We don't (re)write the entire file, but only the 2 MB blocks that have changed since the image was read or last saved. As far as I know The TRIM command only applies to file deletions. The OS marks deleted blocks as such and then the TRIM command lets the SSD controller kn

Re: RAMdisk is still showing as a drive after uninstallation

4 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

A complete uninstall and reboot should have cleared everything. If for some reason that hasn't happened, please follow these steps to remove the components manually and then reboot.

Re: How Speed Meter measures the speed

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

You are comparing megabits and megabytes, there is an 8-times difference. Please see this article for details. The download speed of 47 megabit is roughly 5 megabytes. There is something wrong with the upload reading though. Please try using a different server by clicking the Change link in the Speed Meter's window.

Re: Fritz!Box router support

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Good to see it's working now.

Re: Fritz!Box router support

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Well, the charts look very nice, but all this data is based on polling the router statistics once a second and storing the numbers. NetWorx should give you all the same information (except the Connection Status and Uptime) if you monitor your router via UPnP. I'm afraid I don't quite understand you. What exactly do you want NetWorx to do?

Re: Kerio VPN reports double rate

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Looks like the same problem here. The Kerio service intercepts your network traffic, encrypts it and sends it encrypted, which NetMaster records twice. Once from the actual applications and then once again from Kerio. We have added a workaround and it will simply ignore this service. Kindly try installing the latest build and let me know if it helped.

Re: Stuck on load after the latest Windows/MS Office update

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

Simply send a message to our Help Desk mentioning this forum topic and providing details of your current licence.

Re: Fritz!Box router support

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

I have taken a look at the fritzconnection scripts and TR-064 overview. Most of those functions seems to be for querying and setting router configuration. That's not something NetWorx can use: for bandwidth monitoring we only need the router's upload/download stats. These are retrieved via UPnP's WANCommonInterfaceConfig service under router monitoring.

Re: Kerio VPN reports double rate

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

It's likely that the Kerio driver intercepts your network traffic, encrypts it and sends it encrypted, which NetWorx records twice. Once from the actual applications and then once again from Kerio. One solution would be, as you mentioned, choosing a specific network interface. This will disable per application recording though. Alternatively, you could try our newer product - NetMaster. It

Re: VPN disconnected after a scan

5 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

It is possible that your remote network uses an Intrusion Detection System (IDS) which, as a security precaution, disconnects you whenever it detects a scan. There is a Scan in random order setting in the Network Scanner options, General tab. It will evade detection by some IDS, though it's not guaranteed.

Re: How to automatically clear usage statistics older than X months

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

We have just added it in the latest build as a hidden setting. You can download the new build here and then change the newly added setting as shown below. When set to non-zero, it will periodically clean up and compress the database to reduce its size.

Re: Graph capabilities

5 months ago, by Andrew in NetMaster Forum

There is a couple of reasons there. Basically, NetWorx and NetMaster have a slightly different purpose: NetWorx is one of our oldest products, it has been perfected for nearly two decades. Back then, Internet traffic was slow and expensive, and to be able to closely monitor data usage, precisely count downloaded megabytes, and receive detailed reports was important to many users. These da

Re: Putting virtual memory on the RAM disk

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Storing a pagefile in a RAM Disk is not supported, and it is a bad idea anyway. Please see this article for details.

Re: Unlimited access for TeamViewer

5 months ago, by Andrew in Bandwidth Manager Forum

According to TeamViewer Ports documentation, it prefers to make outbound TCP and UDP connections over port 5938. Therefore, you will need to create a rule that permits unlimited TCP/UDP to destination port 5938.

Re: Assigning friendly names

5 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

The setting you are looking for is Friendly Names/Comments under Options in the main menu, as shown below. Once you have enabled it and selected the columns for identification, you will be able to assign friendly names.

Re: Is my RAM too small?

5 months ago, by Andrew in RAM Disk Forum

Yes, using a RAM Disk will only make things worse in this case, when you already don't have enough RAM. RAM Disk should only be used when you have a lot of RAM that is otherwise unused.

Re: Displaying NetWorx graph at boot on Linux Mint desktop

6 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

That's a good point. We have just added a new small function that lets you have the graph open at startup. You can download the updated build here. It has a star button in the bottom-left corner of the graph, which toggles between a white star ("not showing on startup" and a black star ("showing on startup". Below is a screen shot from Windows, but the same button was adde

Re: Unidentified Inprocomm device in my WiFi network

6 months ago, by Andrew in WiFi Guard Forum

It is probably an Android phone like the above post suggested. You may find this article about WiFi Guard useful.

Re: IP to hostname resolution

6 months ago, by Andrew in NetMaster Forum

This is something we had in our to-do list, so we have just added this feature to NetMaster. Please download the updated installation package, install it over, and you should see domain names:

Re: Variable for Current IP

6 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

We have played with this a little bit and found it was easy to obtain host address without any changes to the application. It can be simply done with the following VBScript: Set NICs = GetObject("winmgmts:".InstancesOf("Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration" BestAddr = "" BestMatch = 0 For Each NIC in NICs if NIC.IPEnabled then Match = 0 CurrOctet

Re: NetScan GUI Suggestions

6 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

Thank you for these useful suggestions. We have changed/added the following: The selection made in the import dialog is now remembered while the application stays open (not saved between sessions). The message box warning about host names to be resolved when importing data can now be suppressed. Sorting applications now requires user confirmation, to prevent accidental sorting you experienced

Re: Variable for the current IP

6 months ago, by Andrew in Network Scanner Forum

This sounds good, but what's the practical use? I can't really think of a scenario where I'd need a host's IP address to be used. Regarding handling multiple addresses that a host computer might have, it should be possible to select one relative to the remote system. For example, if you launch an application against 192.168.13.X, the variable would contain 192.168.13.52 as it belongs to the sa

Re: Stuck on load after the latest Windows/MS Office update

6 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

In that case the issue seems to be with the Ignore local traffic within the LAN option. I recommend trying the following: Update your NetWorx installation to the latest version (6.2.8). In that version we have significantly reworked the mechanism, and chances are it may now work well for you. The new version can be downloaded from NetWorx product page. Try our NetMaster. It is in many ways a n

Re: Stuck on load after the latest Windows/MS Office update

6 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

We can provide a debug build in this case to track the problem down, but before that could you please clarify: Does the portable version unpacked to a separate folder work okay? Do you have the Ignore local traffic within the LAN option turned on in your installed NetWorx?

Re: Download numbers don't fit in the taskbar extension area

6 months ago, by Andrew in NetMaster Forum

It looks like you are using small taskbar icons, which makes the taskbar narrower. We have just adjusted NetMaster's taskbar extension so that it can fit the numbers in such case. Please download the updated build, it should display nicely like this:

Re: Stuck on load after the latest Windows/MS Office update

6 months ago, by Andrew in NetWorx Forum

NetWorx itself does not depend itself on the .NET framework or MS Office updates. However, it sounds like there may be a broken or outdated installation of WinPCap in your system. While NetWorx does not require WinPCap, it will attempt to initialise it if it's installed, which might result in the symptoms you described. Please try installing the latest build compiled without WinPCap support fr