Re: Sharing folders on XP

From: Prosys (
Date: 03/01/03

From: "Prosys" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 23:00:06 GMT

You mean equally important and I agree. Configuring a firewall can be a
challenging task. I like those firewalls that ask me what to do for each
connection so I can build the rules as I go.
But even more complex than a firewall is a router. Those things take the
prize for ambiguity in my book. So many options with such specific terms
and odd naming conventions. When did all this arise and are there any

"Don Kelloway" <> wrote in message
> If you do not have a firewall between your system and the Internet, the
> shares would be open to accessibility. More important to having the
> firewall is ensuring that it's configured correctly.
> --
> Best regards,
> Don Kelloway
> Commodon Communications
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> "Prosys" <> wrote in message
> news:NAD6a.38499$
> > Hello all,
> > If I share a folder on windows XP and then connect to the internet is
> > shared folder visible or accessible on the internet?
> > thanks.
> >
> >