[access-uk] Re: Windows firewall message

Thanks Chris, that's what I thought, it's just that the message seemed to be 
suggesting that broadcast traffic might be able to get in that way, so I 
needed to be clear; I also wondered why if Windows firewall had been 
blocking it, how I was able to reach that website I went to in the first 
place? -

Andy
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Hallsworth" <christopherhallsworth71@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, March 07, 2008 7:25 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Windows firewall message


| Hi, don't block explorer.exe! This is in fact used for Internet Explorer
| and the Windows shell. So I think you've done the right thing. Hope that
| helps.
|
| Andy Collins wrote:
| > Hi all -
| >
| > In addition to everything else: When I had the laptop wired in to my 
router,
| > and was able to connect to the internet, the first time I went to a 
website,
| > the Windows firewall popped up with a message saying it had blocked
| > explorer.exe, and if I unblocked it, then broadcasts could be received. 
I
| > unblocked it. Is this the right thing to do, or should Explorer.exe stay
| > blocked by the firewall?
| >
| > Thanks -
| >
| > Andy
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