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NET Traffic Meter

What is NET Traffic Meter?  (from KC's ToolBox)

NET Traffic Meter is the most popular utility available to monitor your network traffic and to gather statistics in order to control and analyze your home or professional network environment. This product can be downloaded, used for free and does not contain adware or spyware. This product is used by professionals as w...  Read more


NET Traffic Meter is a program developed by KC's ToolBox. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is doupdate.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 1.98 MB (2,072,144 bytes). doupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 19% of users of NET Traffic Meter come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: kctoolbox.dns.bz
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\net traffic meter
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NET Traffic Meter\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NET Traffic Meter

Program executable:doupdate.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\net traffic meter\doupdate.exe
Additional files:
  • NET Traffic Meter.exe (by Copyright ©2005 Kevin Chabot) - NET Traffic Meter
  • NET Traffic API.dll - NET Traffic API
  • PluginInterface.dll
  • uninst.exe
  • Microsoft.DirectX.AudioVideoPlayback.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Managed AudioVideoPlayback
  • AxInterop.SHDocVw.dll
  • ByteFX.Data.dll (by ByteFX)
  • ByteFX.MySqlClient.dll (by ByteFX)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw
  • Kennedy.ManagedHooks.dll (by Michael Kennedy) - System Hook Class Library
  • NET Traffic Meter.vshost.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2005 (vshost.exe)
  • SQL Remote Report.exe
  • SystemHookCore.dll (by Michael Kennedy) - System Hook Core Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NET Traffic Meter.vshost.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Developement\HomeControl\HomeControl_Client\bin\Debug\HomeControl_Client.vshost.exe'.

How do I remove NET Traffic Meter?

Quickly and completely remove NET Traffic Meter from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NET Traffic Meter from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NET Traffic Meter, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove NET Traffic Meter.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.78%
Windows 8 27.78%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows Vista 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.89%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 10 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.92%
  Australia 8.11%
  Poland 8.11%
  Canada 5.41%
  Germany 5.41%
  United Kingdom 5.41%
  Croatia 5.41%
  Iran 5.41%
  Italy 5.41%
  Netherlands 5.41%
  Czech Republic 2.70%
  Egypt 2.70%
  Ireland 2.70%
  India 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 14.81%
Toshiba 14.81%
Sony 7.41%
ASUS 7.41%
Samsung 3.70%
Medion 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Acer 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
Common models
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Sony VPCL11S1E 4.00%
Sony VPCEA1S1E 4.00%
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 4.00%


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