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I think there is a solution to this issue.. As there is to most issues, we certainly should be able to install a traffic monitor on your mac side, and pc side,, to monitor the data your using and where.
before we discuss that though, Id like to ask you a few questions.. Did you put both Windows and Apple os both
on manual, and not automatic updates?
Also with windows, even if you put it on manual, did you set it so that it does not
download updates until you tell it to?
And then we still have many many other programs.. Such as itunes, It could be downloading its own updates, even if you have automatic system updates turned off.
Not to mention, itunes can also manually download and refresh its album art and song information etc, this can also use data..
There are many other programs which will use the internet connection as well. One thing you could do, is when your online, use your firewall, and exclude every single program from the net access list, except your web browser. That way, you no for certain that no other program is downloading, or uploading, or refreshing itself etc.
Also, not sure if your using any type of sync, such as icloud
, or companion sync, or drop box, or any type of backup programs like norton ghost, carbonite, mozy backup, or even google drive. Any type of automatic sync or backup programs, could chew through data quickly.
Now, for us to get some actual specific
and detailed data, we need to install a free app like netspeedmonitor, or Netbalancer
That way, we can know for certain exactly
which of the many issues /applications above
are eating up your bandwidth, and then act to shut them down or stop them.
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