Open Ports Scanner Help
Open Ports Scanner is an enhanced netstat ports and connections monitoring
utility. For those of you who are familiar with network command line
tools in Windows, netstat.exe should be a well known tool. This
software extends functionality of this useful Windows networking tool.
It brings you Windows graphical user interface, an ability to monitor open ports over
time, selectively display only TCP or
UDP connections. Additionally
it maps open ports to the running processes and even allows
terminating an open connection right from the program. Note that the
underlying process is not terminated or "killed", you may
just close TCP connection: right click on an open port that you
would like to close and select "Close Connection". If
you notice that some unknown software process is making dozens of
connections, this is a red flag to worry if your PC is infected with
a malware or a virus.
Below is a screenshot of program
settings. It allows you to control the refresh speed of the scanning
timer and apply a filter, depending on open ports of what type or
protocol you would like to display.
This software is a shareware. Please refer to the
license agreement if you would like to see its distribution rights.