TrafMeter installation package includes several
- TrafMeter Service (trafsvc.exe) - this is a
kernel of TrafMeter. TrafMeter Service captures and analyzes the
network traffic, updates the traffic counters and creates the
traffic reports. TrafMeter Service runs as a Windows
2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008 Service (to run before a user logon).
- TrafMeter Administrative Console
(trafadmin.exe) - this is a tool for managing the TrafMeter Service
settings. It includes Filterset Editor, Graph for visual
representation of the captured packets, Viewer for TrafMeter
Service Events and etc.
- TrafMeter Service Monitor (trafmonitor.exe)
watches a capture status of TrafMeter Service and displays it in
the system tray; displays the traffic counters of specified filter
in a separate window; can be used as an authentication agent to
count traffic by username.
- TrafReport (trafreport.exe) reads XML file
with traffic counters and builds traffic reports. It allows to
define the pricelist for traffic and calculate a cost of
TrafMeter Installation Wizard will copy all of the
necessary files and ask to reboot your computer. You must reboot
the computer after the TrafMeter installation.
Checklist of a properly TrafMeter installation (for
Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008)
- Open properties of network connections used for
capturing the traffic and ensure that the capture driver is
- Open the applet "Services" in Windows Control Panel
and ensure that TrafMeter service is installed and running:
Errors during installing and removing TrafMeter
Sometimes, it is required a manual removing of the
capture driver (for example, this can be due to incorrect removing
of previously installed software and manual driver installation).
Please, follow the instruction:
- Ensure, that TrafMeter can be removed using properly
way (via applet "Add/Remove Programs" in Windows Control Panel). If
not, see next item.
- Open properties of any network connection based on
Ethernet adapter. You will see the listbox "This connection uses
the following items". If the capture driver exists (called as
"TMeter Driver"), you should remove it using "Uninstall" button. If
failed, see the next item.
- Open registry editor and delete the registry hive
your PC. If failed, see the next item.
- Open Device Manager and enable show hidden devices.
Under network adapters, remove all drivers marked as "TMeter
Miniport" and reboot your PC.