Re: XP Hardening

From: Jean-Baptiste Marchand (
Date: 09/20/02

Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 10:35:36 +0200
From: Jean-Baptiste Marchand <>
To: wrote:

> Does anyone have a list (whitepaper, .pdf, website, etc) of services
> that can be shut off from a default install of xp to harden it? Also
> does anyone have any other documentation on registry tweaks to harden
> it?

For network services, you may want to take a look at the following
document, _Minimizing Windows network services_, that describes a
possible methodology to close all ports of a Windows 2000/Windows XP
system :

For technical details, take a look at :

Hope this helps,

Jean-Baptiste Marchand

Hervé Schauer Consultants