My wifes computer furiously down loads data from Akamai technologies when ever it is connected to the internet. THis slows down the machine, fills it up with a lot of MB that I can't tell go where. We are also paying for down load traffic so it costs us
a small fortune every time we connect to the internet. Web searches show Akamai tech is not a virus. Lots of people ask about how to stop it but no one answers the question.
We have windows update turned off, only alert for new updates. No other updates are on either. We don't do much with the web apart from email and a few webpages for travel planning etc. So I can't see why Akamai is trying to down load so much. It down loads all the time and there sems to be no end of the down load in site. Will this go on forever? My own computer does not have this problem at all and they are both the same age, running Vista. There must be a way to control this. Any help appreciated.
The firewall should stop this I would have thought, but NO. We run zonealarm Pro too and it doesn't pickup this incoming traffic either.
THe traffic is coming in through SCVHost.exe Process 1200 and in their it lists the IP address of Akamai Techologies. But that changes too with different log on sessions.
There must be a way to control this?