Network Activity Indicator for Windows 7

If you have moved from Windows XP to Windows 7 , you might be wondering why there’s no Network Activity Indicator in Windows 7. Here’s the answer – check this small ‘But Why’ video explaining the same.

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No Network Activity Indicator in Windows 7: But Why?

If you are missing this feature in Windows 7 and want it to see in Windows 7, there’s a small utility for it, created by Igor Tolmachev.

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Network Activity Indicator for Windows 7 – displays the old ‘two monitors’ icon in Windows 7 that flashed blue to show network activity on the System Tray.

Earlier when it was released as XP Style indicator, I had also blogged about it. XP style Network Activity Indicator for Windows 7

Unlike the original Windows XP utility (that has individual indicators for each interface), this program indicates outgoing and incoming network packets on all available interfaces.

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You can get it from http://www.itsamples.com/network-activity-indicator.html   This utility is released as freeware.

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