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Last response: in Networking
May 8, 2003 3:52:39 AM

i'm a home office user and i've got a problem with road runner who's putting a cap on my downloads to 15Gb per month, that's 500mbs a day spread out over several users. if i go over it they're gonna charge me $5 a Gb or my other choice is increase to their $100 a month plan. when i signed up for their service they were alluding to unlimited use. i can't really increase to a $100 a month plan for budget reasons and there are no other local broad band services. so i need to know if there is some sort of software solution i can track my downloads with on a per month basis other than calling in to their office like they suggested or setting up some sort of server to pass the connection through.

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May 11, 2003 10:34:35 PM

Do you have several users on a single computer, or several computers?

As a side note, if you are going over 15GB in a month you must be downloading quite a bit, make sure you have a good Antivirus software, and you should have a spyware program like <A HREF="" target="_new">Ad-Aware</A> or Spybot.

Programs like Imesh and Kazaa contain spyware, but you can get imesh lite and kazaa lite which don't have spyware. And all the file sharing programs are targets for viruses.