Originally posted here by phishphreek80
I'm a bit confused. AFAIK, the restrict annon setting only restricts people from connecting to you via null session to enumerate your box. I don't see ANY way that this would make the box "invisible".

He has to be doing something else... such as the firewall, disabling of other services, etc.

What am I missing?
We're missing the same thing. I know for a FACT that the reg. tweak is the only thing he modifies.... Maybe it's because we're on the same network segment? BTW, what does AFAIK mean?