Tag Archives: Network Utilities

Free Network Scanners

Need to find computers, printers and other devices on a network?  Here’s 8 free network scanners that can scan and find devices on your network. Angry IP Scanner MiTEC Network Scanner SZ Development network scan NirSoft Wireless Network Watcher Softperfect Wi-Fi … Continue reading

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MiTeC Network Scanner finds your Network Devices and Computers

MiTeC offers a free network scanner that has several dozen features.  With capabilities to shutdown or remotely execute programs, MiTeC’s powerful features include: Network neighborhood Ping IP Address MAC Address (even across routers) MAC Vendor Device name Device domain/workgroup Logged … Continue reading

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Scan your network and find open ports

You can use PortScan to check the security of computers on your network to see which ports are open.   Common ports such as 135-139 is NetBios (the computer can be found on the network by its name) and 445 … Continue reading

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Network Forensics

NetworkMiner is a forensics evidence tool to find and collect data about your network and hosts on your network.  NetworkMiner is used primarily by incident response teams as well as law enforcement to collect information about hosts and information is … Continue reading

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Monitor Network Traffic

Networx is a freeware utility made by SoftPerfect. Networx allows you to monitor all incoming and outgoing traffic on your computer.  This little utility keeps a database on the amount of traffic coming and going in your computer.  This utility … Continue reading

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Improve Vista and Windows 7 networking

A lot of discussion is always heard when ‘we’ talking about our tweaks for networking. We have found with several networks and not just our own that disabling LLMNR (Link-Local Multicast Name Resolution)  improves network speed. Information on LLMNR – … Continue reading

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Find Network Shares

System administrator’s or home users can see the shared folders and IP addresses and NetBios names of the computers on a network by using NetResView.  Link

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