Constant download

I am running a ftp and web server with win2K pro. I have noticed that my upload is always pegged to full bandwidth, even if i stop the web AND ftp servers.
Do I have someone connected to me hacking or something?
I have restarted, and it starts again immediately, disable the nic, re enable, start again immediately.
What is going on?
TuscolaCountyAsked:
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Cyber-DudeConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Download Sygate Personal Firewall.... It will allow you to 'block' any <application> related session as well as design what IPs are allowed and what are not allowed (in case you are running your PC and you WANT to share connection with others)...

Links: Sygate Personal FW:
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/sygatefw.html

Good luck

Cyber
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mrielfConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Maybe you are hacked and somebody installed some automated process witch uses your bandwidth (spam mailer, worm, someting else unwanted service)

Check your network connections and listening port

          netstat -a

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sunray_2003Commented:
I would strongly recommend using a good firewall like Zonealarm and check to see which program or process is trying to connect to internet..
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TuscolaCountyAuthor Commented:
yeahm, i guess i will look into that
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TuscolaCountyAuthor Commented:
ok, installed zone alarm. Works good as far as I can tell. Can't access the servers shared folders through the network now though. Am trying to figure out how to config ZA to allow that.
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sunray_2003Commented:
Can you ping the machine where the folders are there..

Check this discussion
http://www.smallbusinesscomputing.com/webmaster/article.php/3386421

Atleast for windows 98 , MS itself says with zonealarm ON , shared folders cannot be accessed

Cannot Access Share or Files When ZoneAlarm Is Installed
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;302951

Check for incoming ports in ZA to see if there is anything getting blocked

SR
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sunray_2003Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Also check this
open Zonealarm
click on firewall in the left
click on Main (tab)
click on "custom" under "Internet zone security"
check to allow incoming ports

SR
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TuscolaCountyAuthor Commented:
I am going to try Sygate since ZA does not seem to allow much customization for internal IP's. Thanks for the answers.
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TuscolaCountyAuthor Commented:
Was gonna split the points, but i guess i should not have clicked "accept", thought i could split from there, sorry sunray and mrielf, you were deserving of points too.
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Cyber-DudeCommented:
If you think they deserve points too than, you may refer to this page editor...

Cyber
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sunray_2003Commented:
Post a 0 pt question in Community support and a mod will head this way .. Faster to get response

SR
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TuscolaCountyAuthor Commented:
post a 0 point Q saying what?
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sunray_2003Commented:
Donot worry. I have posted

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Community_Support/Q_21182822.html

Next time post like that..

SR
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Cyber-DudeCommented:
Good to know...
:)

Cyber
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TuscolaCountyAuthor Commented:
Well, as you were posting, so was I. So we both have pretty much the same 0pt Q posted, (mine is a little greener sounding though)
So they will re-open it and i can split pts then. cool.
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sunray_2003Commented:
Appreciate it , RomMod.. This is your day at work , is it not
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RomModCommented:
nope, just helping out where I can  ;-)
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Cyber-DudeCommented:
Thats the essense of this site; isnt it?
:)

Cyber
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