Re: No Workstation Service
From: Wesley Vogel (123WVogel955_at_comcast.net)
Date: Sun, 22 May 2005 13:43:02 -0600
I have both Server and Workstation services set to automatic. I just
checked File Sharing, Common Ports and All Service Ports @
http://www.grc.com/x/ne.dll?rh1dkyd2. Stealth on everything!
Take Gibson's tests, see how ya do. Set your firewall settings accordingly.
The only way to be totally safe is to pull the plug on your modem. ;-)
-- Hope this helps. Let us know. Wes MS-MVP Windows Shell/User In news:O7ppPhvXFHA.2128@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl, Larry <firstname.lastname@example.org> hunted and pecked: > Wes, > > Thank You for your help, > I take it then, I can enable the client for microsoft networks and file > and print sharing, > and is no longer a secuirty risk, as Steve Gibson thinks it is. > > Larry > > Wesley Vogel wrote: > >> The Workstation service is needed for something with Microsoft Management >> Console (mmc.exe), I don't remember what all exactly. But you can see >> one of the things it's needed for. >> >> Workstation service (LanmanWorkstation). >> >> The Client for Microsoft Networks component is actually the Workstation >> service. >> >> To see the Workstation service listed in Services... >> >> Network Connections | Right click: Your Connection | Properties | General >> tab | Install button | Highlight: Client | Add button | Highlight: Client >> for Microsoft Networks | OK | Close >> >> Then... >> >> Start | Run | Type: services.msc | OK | >> Scroll down to and double click Workstation and set to >> Automatic | | Click Start | When started, click OK >> >> Removing Client for Microsoft Networks Removes Other Services >> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;322267 >> >> File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks is the Server service >> (lanmanserver). The Server service won't be listed in Services if File >> and Printer Sharing is disabled.