Re: hi, am having trouble

From: Alastair Smeaton (smeaton_at_dsl.pipex.com)
Date: 09/07/03


Date: Sun, 07 Sep 2003 18:50:16 +0100

On 7 Sep 2003 10:27:07 -0700, devilfreek@hotmail.com (DevilDog) wrote:

>"ClareOldie" <no-one@no-where.ie> wrote in message news:<OiD6b.30709$pK2.50581@news.indigo.ie>...
>> DevilDog wrote:
>> > when i run any port scan, it says that ports 135, 137, 138 and 139 are
>> > open, what's going on? How can I block 'em with my firewall, Sygate
>> > Personal Firewall Pro wile still allowing other hosts to connect to my
>> > machine? I am not usin file sharing and am not on a lan, tried this
>> > with ZA and ZA Pro, same thing. This is after a quick restore of my
>> > hard drive, tia for any help I do get
>>
>> TryTools/Advanced Rules and write your rules for whatever ports you wish to
>> block
>
>Did that, can't surf the web if I block those ports

very strange - I use sygate pro too, have ports 137-139 blocked, and
can surf no problem.

sure you have sygate running as "normal", rather than block all.

more info will help

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Alastair Smeaton