TCP Connection left hanging


New Member
On the scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being worst, this bug is a -1 or so.  I presume that when HWInfo opens a connection to check for updates, it never properly closes it.  Thus a "netstat -bo" (to use an easily repeatable method) always gives me:

Proto  Local Address             Foreign Address         State                    PID      [Image]
TCP    XXXXXXX:2265       CLOSE_WAIT      5000  [HWiNFO32.EXE]

Not a big deal to "most" users, but I have reason to be wary of connections to my boxes/networks so I look for them "frequently" - and HWInfo has left one hanging for the last 10 or 20 (or more...I don't remember, frankly - caused in part by using latest beta when available) versions I've used.

Other than this, love the program!

Currently on beta v5.07-2670.


HWiNFO Author
Staff member
Thanks for your report, I'm trying to reproduce it.
When do you see the issue, is it while HWiNFO is running, or after terminating it as well ?


HWiNFO Author
Staff member
Thanks for your report.
I have checked and the connection is properly closed after update check, however it still remains active. I don't know why yet...