cFosSpeed is the official Internet Accelerator for ASUS, GIGABYTE, ASRock and MSI gaming products
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How Effective is cFosSpeed Traffic Shaping?

Christoph Lüders & Christian Carazo, cFos Software GmbH - October 26, 2018
Ladda ner: cfosspeed-traffic-shaping-report.pdf Flag symbol for English language

All you need to know about the cFosSpeed Status Windows and Skins

The cFosSpeed Status Windows display important statistics about your current Internet connection. You should choose the skin most useful to you, e.g. the icon skins which integrate into the task bar or the Traffic Analysis skin with real-time statistics about your current different traffic types. Please vote on the different skins. This will help us when designing the next skin window.

Traffic Analysis Skin

Visa/dölj expansionsplats aktiverings-område
TX shaping indicator
Variance of ping time
Öppna expansionsplats konfigurerings-dialog
Open Current Connections window
Low Latency Mode switch
= currently on (if needed) /
= always on / no arrow = off
Switch between normal and large skin version
Ladda ner aktivitets-display
Ping time in ms
Number of TCP/UDP/TCP+UDP connections (switchable)
Upload activity display
Ladda ner CPS hastighet
Upload CPS rate
Graphs Transfer rate in % for slots 1-10
Avaktiverad expansionsplats
Aktiverad expansionsplats
Stapeldiagram visar överföringshastighet i % för aktiva expansionsplatser

Transfer rate in %

The slot graphs show the current transfer rates as percentage of the maximum reached transfer rate since the last installation or calibration of cFosSpeed.

The slots

The configuration of slots 1-10 (as a part of the cFosSpeed settings) can be accessed by either clicking on the Open slot configuration dialog button of the skin or using the Options/Settings menu entry of the systray icon. Each slot can be configured and renamed individually.


The transparent background of the status window can be replaced by an opaque one by applying (under Vista and Windows 7 with admin rights) the following changes to the files net.ini and net_l.ini in the directory [cFosSpeed install directory]\traffic_analysis_skin:

line 7: background=background_blank(_l).tga -> ;background=background_blank(_l).tga
line 8: ;background=background_color(_l).tga -> background=background_color(_l).tga

The files background_color(_l).tga (in the same directory) can be modified to your needs by using a suitable graphics program. The transparent area of the images must not be changed.

Hide status window

Deactivating the cFosSpeed status window

You can deactivate the cFosSpeed status window by right-clicking on it, selecting Window Settings and then deactivating "Auto-show/Auto-hide".

How to make your own skin

An introduction to creating your own skins can be found in our skin design tutorialenglish

cFosSpeed statusfönster (skins)

Metro Skin
Metro Skin
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Traffic Analysis Insight Skin
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Akvarium skin-ikon
Akvarium skin-ikon
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User Skin
Tangentbords LEDs