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Portable Network Software

On this page I am listing the very best portable Network software for usb thumb drives, SSD Flash Drives, iPads, and mobile devices.

The portable software I'm listing here is either portable Network software I use myself or the best available without charge or open source portable Network software.

When you need (want?) to see what is passing across your network, then the portable utilities listed on this page are capable and, maybe, essential.

SoftPerfect Network Scanner Network Software

SoftPerfect Network Scanner is a free multi-threaded IP, NetBIOS and SNMP scanner with a modern interface and many advanced features.

SoftPerfect Network Scanner is intended for both system administrators and general users interested in computer security. Network Scanner pings computers, scans for listening TCP/UDP ports and displays which types of resources are shared on the network (including system and hidden).

In addition, Network Scanner allows you to mount shared folders as network drives, browse them using Windows Explorer, filter the results list and more.

SoftPerfect Network Scanner can also check for a user-defined port and report back if one is open. Network Scanner can also resolve host names and auto-detect your local and external IP range. Network Scanner supports remote shutdown and Wake-On-LAN.

Key features of SoftPerfect Network Scanner: Pings computers and displays those alive. Detects hardware MAC-addresses, even across routers. Detects hidden shared folders and writable ones. Detects your internal and external IP addresses. Scans for listening TCP ports, some UDP and SNMP services. Retrieves currently logged-on users, configured user accounts, uptime, etc. You can mount and explore network resources. Can launch external third party applications. Exports results to HTML, XML, CSV and TXT Supports Wake-On-LAN, remote shutdown and sending network messages. Retrieves potentially any information via WMI. Retrieves information from remote registry, file system and service manager. SoftPerfect Network Scanner is absolutely free, requires no installation, and does not contain any adware/spyware/malware.

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Advanced Onion Router Network Software

Advanced Onion Router is a client for OR network and is intended to be an improved alternative for Tor+Vidalia+Privoxy bundle for Windows users.

Some of the improvements of Advanced Onion Router include support for HTTP/HTTPS proxy on same Socks4/Socks5 port, a User Interface which makes all Tor available options more accessible, local banlist for forbidden addresses and the ability to "force" a program and its extensions / plugins to use the Tor proxy regardless of its configured proxy settings.

Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis.

Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.

Hundreds of thousands of people around the world use Tor for a wide variety of reasons: journalists and bloggers, human rights workers, law enforcement officers, soldiers, corporations, citizens of repressive regimes, and just ordinary citizens.

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CurrPorts Network Software

CurrPorts Monitors Opened TCP/IP network ports / connections.

CurrPorts is network monitoring software that displays the list of all currently opened TCP/IP and UDP ports on your local computer. For each port in the list, information about the process that opened the port is also displayed, including the process name, full path of the process, version information of the process (product name, file description, and so on), the time that the process was created, and the user that created it.

In addition, CurrPorts allows you to close unwanted TCP connections, kill the process that opened the ports, and save the TCP/UDP ports information to HTML file , XML file, or to tab-delimited text file.

CurrPorts also automatically mark with pink color suspicious TCP/UDP ports owned by unidentified applications (Applications without version information and icons).

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