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After the latest Windows Updates (Your WIN 10 installation is about to expire - or some such nonsense)
my File Explorer now shows that I have a CD drive though I can't see it, touch it, taste it, or smell it.
The size of my machine is a awe inspiring 3"X3"X1.5" - where could this device be hidden?
Nope - still can't see it.
[But I did get a new icon for it ]
Ha, another twist on Windows 10 and optical drives.
In my case my home machine permanently indicates my optical drive as an "unknown device" but I can play CD/DVD content, burn discs etc... Windows explorer and device manager refuse to recognize it as an optical drive though, as long as it works its fine by me but it is definitely weird.
Seems like an app to monitor the bandwidth used on a given computer.
If I have a mixture of desktops, servers, laptops, phones, tablets, game consoles, etc...that's going to be woefully inadequate. My router has a page that shows realtime bandwidth usage, and I can often see that something on my network is downloading as fast as my connection allows - and I have no idea what that might be.
To be useful, these tools needs to start by telling you what device is sucking up the bandwidth. Then worry about individual apps.
(so in my case, the first step is to map out what devices own the MAC addresses displayed by my router...something I've been putting for, oh...years now?)
I'm not sure I understand what you mean. The impression I got was that the app was designed to monitor the bandwidth usage for a given computer. If you want to get a complete picture of where your bandwidth is being used, you need something that monitors the router that all traffic is going through.