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Norton inbound detect

by slybo / May 2, 2005 8:40 PM PDT

I just started using Norton 2005 with the worm protection. I got online with AOL was it was not long and Norton popup comes up wanting to know if I wanted to allow or block an inbound UDP packet and something to do with system32 svchost.exe., and I believe said a remote computer. The Norton log also gives a local and remote address as a number. I blocked it. What I am wondering is how could I tell who this was in case it was just something AOL was sending like an advertisement or something? Is there a way to check what this address is without going to it in case it is a bad and harmful site? And which number? Is the remote the one to check and the local was just my computer? I was not sure it would be a good idea to list the numbers of the address here but I can if needed. No problem here just wanting to learn about this.

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Hi Sly
by roddy32 / May 2, 2005 8:58 PM PDT
In reply to: Norton inbound detect

Which Norton2005 product you are using? If it is NAV 2005 with worm blocking, I would just block it regardless if it were and AOL ad or a worm. I wouldn't want either if it were me. If that is the product you are using,I'm pretty sure that somewhere in the options there is probably a setting to block stuff like that silently so it doesn't drive you nuts with popups. If it is a Norton 2005 firewall product, it might be something that you need. As far as figuring out where the numbers are coming from, I would try Googling them.

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Norton 2005
by slybo / May 2, 2005 9:06 PM PDT
In reply to: Hi Sly

Yes it is Norton Antivirus 2005 with Worm Protection, NOT Norton Firewall. The popup did not bother me was just curious how to tell what this was. I will try to google and be careful of going to the site itself. Thanks

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(NT) (NT) You're welcome Sly.
by roddy32 / May 2, 2005 9:08 PM PDT
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