Re: Sygate also major slowdown?
From: Quaestor (no.spam_at_my.place)
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 16:59:55 -0700
>Quaestor <email@example.com> wrote in news:11bh23q27c3uk45
>>What must I allow through for w2k to function? What can I block?
>I found that the excellent (but currently defunct) blackviper.com is
>being mirrored here:
>This page can tell you lots of things about what services you need, don't
Thanks, this is most helpful. It still doesn't directly address the
question of what to let through the firewall and what not, but it deals
with some of that.
>Personally, I never let anything connect that doesn't need to. Windows
>2000/XP come with all kinds of services that not only want to connect to
>the Internet, but are not at all needed by a home user. Blackviper tells
>you which ones are safe to disable.
It amazes me what a vast effort is needed to overcome the vast effort MS
puts into making their OS the biggest vulnerability and resource problem
on the net. :-\
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