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#1 zhengn

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 07:17 AM

Hey all,
I've had a D-Link wireless router for a while, with a WEP encryption.
Recently, it seems that some of my space (100mb in one day, pushing me over the limit) has disappeared, when no one was on the computer. I changed the password, but it is still happening. Is there any way to check who is accessing my internet?
Or any way the internet provider/wireless is wasting my space?
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Posted 31 October 2008 - 08:58 AM

Hi,

Recently, it seems that some of my space (100mb in one day, pushing me over the limit) has disappeared


Could you explain what you mean by space?

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Posted 31 October 2008 - 06:24 PM

Hey

Space is downloads (i have a 7gb download limit).

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Posted 01 November 2008 - 06:25 AM

Ok, so you have a 7Gb download limit and this has all been used, yet you say no-one has been using the computer.

If the wireless is WEP encrypted then this should stop people from gaining access, have you changed the WEP key itself?

If thats what you mean when you say you've changed the password then do you use P2P programs? This would easily use up 7Gb of download/upload. Do you leave your computer on when your not using it?
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Posted 01 November 2008 - 05:44 PM

I haven't been using P2P programs, but i do leave the computer on.
Also, I meant that at some times, not all, some of the download limit seems to disappear.
Yes, I did change the actual WEP key.

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 07:51 AM

Hi, sorry i couldn't get back to you sooner.

It seems a little strange that you say the computer is not being used, and although it's switched on you have no P2P programs running and nothing downloading, AND the wireless is protected by use of a WEP Key yet still you are using 'space'.

Try hardwiring the computer up to the router and see if this makes any difference.

The only other explanation is that when your using your computer you are using up the 'space'
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