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Tip of the Day
Language: Enterprise
Expertise: Intermediate
Mar 17, 2008

Find Out What Applications Transmit Data from Your Computer

This tip can help you determine if your computer is hosting spyware that sends your information to another server.

The NETSTAT command can show the list of running applications in your computer, along with other details such as the port number, the IP address used, the protocol, and so on.

Note: You will need to run this command as an administrator.

Open a command prompt (type cmd in the Run menu), and then enter netstat -nab.

The command shows a list of running programs, their connection types, IP addresses, port numbers, etc.

Srinath MS
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