Get easy wifi discovery and surveying with NetSpot
January 10, 2017 – 04:58 | No Comment
Get easy wifi discovery and surveying with NetSpot

NetSpot is a free tool for discovering local wireless devices and creating colour-coded heatmaps.
Launch the program and it immediately detects all your local wifi devices, displaying their details in a table: SSID, BSSOD, Signal (current/ …

Quickly generate and ping multiple IPs with sPinger
January 9, 2017 – 04:56 | No Comment
Quickly generate and ping multiple IPs with sPinger

SPinger is a portable freeware program for quickly pinging multiple IP addresses and host names.
Does the world really need another ping tool? We would have said no, but it turns out there’s more than enough …

Classic freeware HostsMan gets its yearly update
January 3, 2017 – 11:56 | No Comment
Classic freeware HostsMan gets its yearly update

Classic freeware HOSTS manager HostsMan has seen its first update since November 2015.
The new release now supports eight HOSTS file update sources, including hpHosts, MVPS Hosts, Cameleon and – new this time – “Dan Pollock’s …

NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
January 1, 2017 – 16:19 | No Comment
NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware

SoftPerfect has updated its network monitor NetWorx to version 6.0.
The big change, in line with other recent SoftPerfect updates, is that NetWorx is now only available as commercial software.

Angry IP Scanner 3.5 adds high DPI support, drops XP
December 14, 2016 – 08:35 | No Comment
Angry IP Scanner 3.5 adds high DPI support, drops XP

Popular network tool Angry IP Scanner has hit version 3.5 with new support for high DPI displays on Windows and Linux (Mac Retina displays were supported already).
There are visual improvements for everyone, whatever your hardware, …

Automatically map the network drives you need with Network Drive Control
November 29, 2016 – 15:47 | No Comment
Automatically map the network drives you need with Network Drive Control

Set up your own home network and you can have Explorer automatically map any remote drives you like, whenever you log on.
Connect to another network, though, and Explorer will still try to connect to the …

Capture and analyze your network traffic with Dripcap
November 4, 2016 – 12:33 | Comments Off on Capture and analyze your network traffic with Dripcap
Capture and analyze your network traffic with Dripcap

Dripcap is a cross-platform open-source packet analyzer which allows even total network novices to inspect their network traffic.
The program is simple to set up, as there’s no installation or third-party capture tool required– just unzip …

NirSoft’s LastActivityView now displays recent wifi network connects/ disconnects
October 6, 2016 – 11:25 | Comments Off on NirSoft’s LastActivityView now displays recent wifi network connects/ disconnects
NirSoft’s LastActivityView now displays recent wifi network connects/ disconnects

NirSoft’s user-tracking LastActivityView now displays all the recent wireless network connects and disconnects for the current system.
This is particularly handy for computer forensics, as it might help show where a laptop user has been over …

KC Softwares unveils “wifi troubleshooter” dot11expert
October 3, 2016 – 06:56 | Comments Off on KC Softwares unveils “wifi troubleshooter” dot11expert
KC Softwares unveils “wifi troubleshooter” dot11expert

SUMo and KCleaner developer KC Softwares has unveiled its latest project, wifi troubleshooting tool dot11expert.
The package displays low-level details about your network adapters, local wireless networks and access points: signal quality, SSID, MAC address, channel, …

Monitor and analyse your network traffic with SmartSniff
July 28, 2016 – 04:45 | Comments Off on Monitor and analyse your network traffic with SmartSniff
Monitor and analyse your network traffic with SmartSniff

We recently wrote about Microsoft Message Analyzer, and explained how it could be used to monitor and better understand your network and internet traffic.
It’s a hugely powerful tool, but also bulky and with an intimidating …

Capture and explore network traffic with Microsoft Message Analyzer
July 21, 2016 – 05:14 | Comments Off on Capture and explore network traffic with Microsoft Message Analyzer
Capture and explore network traffic with Microsoft Message Analyzer

Microsoft Message Analyzer is an expert-oriented tool for capturing, displaying and analyzing network traffic, file activity, Windows Events and device activities on Windows 7 or later systems.
This data may be filtered and presented in grids, …