I’ve NEVER liked UPNP…. now I have another reason….

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

I remember the first Windows XP vulnerability was a Upnp vulnerability. I have made one of my first visits on any new XP system a visit to grc.com to disable it on an XP workstation. But, it’s the great thing – makes life so much easier for setting up network devices. “You just don’t like [...]

Disinfecting a PC… part 9

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

Ok – about 22 or 23 critical updates for Windows ME. I’m suspecting it’s never visited the Windows update site. While it’s going I make sure that the adware scanners and antivirus scanner get to pull updates from the web as well. It’s also time to scan for running network services that shouldn’t be running. [...]

Microsoft touts Windows vista restart manager

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

Okay – here we go…. Microsoft is talking about a new feature of Vista that allows you to … update parts of the operating system or applications without having to reboot the entire machine. Another angle at OSnews.com. If that works as advertised that’s great. Update something related to networking, just restart networking *(kind of [...]

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