| Network Statistics (nstat) is a replacement utility
for the Adapter Icon built into Windows 2000 and Windows XP. However not just
limited to those operating systems, nstat will run on Windows 98, Windows ME
and Windows NT 4.0 SP6 with IE 5.5+ also.
Network statistics information is updated
every second. This utility works much better than provided by Windows. Some
adapters only show packet count and offer limited options or incorrectly state
byte counts. Unfortunately nstat is missing the disable and properties buttons
and they will be included when the undocumented API functions that makes these
work are found.
Nstat also reports IP addresses
(releasing and renewing dynamic addresses is also supported), subnet masks, DNS
server, DHCP servers, WINS servers and adapter information. It is Windows XP
compliant for Themes and observes proper Windows application
registered version of network statistics adds features including network
provider (workgroup and domain) listings which shows you a tree view from
networks down to servers and shares. Bandwidth usage is graphed on a line graph
with a separate upload and download line. All TCP connections are also shown on
the Connections tab. Reverse DNS lookups are supported by right clicking the
TCP connection list.
Network Statistics lists adapter details
such as active network connections, Time To Live settings, Datagrams, and other
Transport Control Protocol statistics. The connection listing supports reverse
DNS lookups which are helpful for determining what ports your computer has open
and connected to what computer and also includes a trace route utility
available on all connections to tell you where they are coming
This utility helps you see what exactly is happening with your
network connection. Determine if networking software is in use that you don't
know about or keep an eye on your throughput. Also simplifies releasing and
renewing adapter IP addresses in Windows NT, 2000 and XP.
settings can be modified so that Network Statistics acts and reports
information that you want. Options for configuring byte count displays and
renaming adapters in all versions of Windows are included. Windows NT, Windows
XP Themes and multi-threading support with Windows Networking and Trace Route
features are included as is a plugin API for extending the
New in version 1.22 is a much more stable trace route
utility and improved memory usage. Fixed problems running on Windows 2000
Servers and other minor bug fixes.
The download available is the full
version for a 30 day trail. If you decide Network Statistics is useful,
register the software online to continue using all of the features. Once the 30
day trail period expires, the General and Support tabs will still be available.
Upon registration you will receive a registration code to continue using
networking information, adapter usage, connections, connection details, adapter
utilities, and more.
Email support and included is a small context help
Statistics 1.22 - Download from HPL Software
Network Statistics 1.22 Zip File -
Download from HPL Software
Error running setup? Download the
appropriate Windows Installer.
Installer 2.0 for Windows NT4 and 2000 - Download from Microsoft
Installer 2.0 for Windows 95, 98 and ME - Download from Microsoft