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  1. #1
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    advice needed

    hello

    recently i had security issues on my pc.which i have now sorted.ie installed a firewall etc but a program called "object 8000000b"occasionally trys to connect to the internet,and i havent a clue what this does,i have searched my computer high and low and cant find it anywere,can anyone tell me what it might be???or were i might find it

    ive tryed lookin manually and searchin for it

    any help will be gratefully accepted

    cheers

    waterboy

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    What os & firewall are you using?

  3. #3
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    sorry mate
    xp and zonealarm (for now)

    researching firewalls so im either gonna buy norton .....or download tiny,sygate,agituim

    havent decided yet so if youve any ideas muchas gratias

    waterboy

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    Search the forums for a tool I posted about called "active ports".

    It will tell you the path and the executable that is responsible for opening up all connections from your PC.
    SoggyBottom.

    [glowpurple]There were so many fewer questions when the stars where still just the holes to heaven - JJ[/glowpurple] [gloworange]I sure could use a vacation from this bull$hit, three ringed circus side show of freaks. - Tool. [/gloworange]

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