Archive for March, 2008

Dell 1815DN network hog (DNSCST.exe)

March 15, 2008

If you have the Dell network scanning software installed on your laptop, you might find that it’s an incredible bandwidth hog. Especially over GPRS.

It sends out tons of UDP packets to (or from – I forget) port 2886 (IIRC). THe solution is to kill DNSCST.exe.