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Is there some way I can find out how much Mega bytes I use


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#1 Bush Lady

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 10:14 PM

Is there a program I can download to find out how much mega bytes I use, say in a month. I am on dial-up right now and want to get high-speed. The only thing that is available for me is some kind of package. The more I use, the bigger package I need.

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 10:58 PM

What do you download, and what do you do on the internet is the more important question.

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Posted 16 November 2013 - 11:30 PM

Check the website of your internet provider. See if they have a "Check your usage/View your usage" feature.

 

If you don't see it post back with the name of your provider and someone else can double check.



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Posted 17 November 2013 - 07:19 AM

There are programs for measuring your usage. Read the article linked below.

I have downloaded and scanned with VirusTotal the program Bitmeter OS and it contains no malware. It's free and open source.

It is wise today to always pay close attention when installing free ware to choose custom install when offered and watch for

offers such as toolbars/ adware/ , etc. that you need to UNcheck before running installer.

 

How to Monitor Your Bandwidth | PCWorld

Download from here: Download Bitmeter OS | PCWorld

 

EDIT: I wanted to add that your usage will go up once you no longer have dialup and use a high speed DSL, cable, wifi or satellite.

All those things you avoided before such as videos of newscast, music videos, etc. will now be easily viewable.


Edited by buddy215, 17 November 2013 - 07:25 AM.

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