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Kudos0

I Don't Get It :-(

Ok :-)

So I just installed NS on a new PC Desktop. I have almost no programs installed other than NS. No streaming services other than those that install with 8.1, No Silverlight.

My damn Port 554 (Streamiing Service) is open again. My Port 663 is not stealthed.

When I run Add Device, I don't get that stoopid "Adams-Tablet Laptop" with the laptop icon I was getting before, but I do get the icon for a server labeled as "Unown." I'm certain if I tried another Security Suite, while my Port 663 would be stealthed, that Port 554 would still be open as it was when I tried on my old PC a Security Suite other than NS to see if NS was the problem,which it wasn't.

SOOOOOOOOOOOO WhyTF is my Port 554 Open? Anyone? Please :-)

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Kudos0

Re: I Don't Get It :-(

Disable a specific Windows service/protocol and be happy... (554).

Nothing to do with NS.

I won't tell you exactly which it is as it's better for you to dig and improve your knowledge...

As for 663, check SSL status connections and check also the Schannel status as you may have issues.

Regards,

Kudos0

Re: I Don't Get It :-(

Hello hok

I believe that any program which is up in the clouds now uses streaming. I may be wrong about this, since this is just my opinion. I haven't done any research on this yet. I think any program that updates all the time may use streaming. NS updates all the time if you have automatic updates allowed. With Windows 8, windows updates are installed automatically and are checked periodically.

Many people if they can, when they get a new computer get Windows 7 instead of 8. Many people are skipping that o/s.and waiting for win 10.

Success always occurs in private and failure in full view. Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Norton Core Security Plus 22.17.3.50 Core Firmware 282 I E 11 Chrome latest version.
Kudos0

Re: I Don't Get It :-(

Hey hok

Go to sysinternals.com and download TCPView - a utility to see the net connectivity activity. This utility displays a list of processes, protocol used, Local address, remote address and state. You can see at a glance what process uses what port. This should give a clue to the process which keeps port 554 open.

If you have reason to believe that there is some malicious activity emanating from your computer, get Wireshark to analyze.

Kudos0

Re: I Don't Get It :-(

Hi bjm_,

port 554 is RTSP & WMP, two simple clicks can disable it.

port 663 is more complicated, and if user uses Wireshark I do not think he'll be able to figure out the output as it displays somewhat advanced results.

There is a problem with SSL activity, due to many reasons, if it's Schannel, goodbye, difficult to put things in order...

Cheers,

Kudos0

Re: I Don't Get It :-(

FWIW, As a test - Assuming you use a router and (you feel that) you can get along without uPnP for a while; you might try turning off uPnP in the router (via the router's configuration settings) - After making the change you'll also need to power cycle or reboot the router in order to close any previously opened uPnP controlled ports ...  Then see if you're still finding open ports.
 

Kudos0

Re: I Don't Get It :-(

avjohnnie:

FWIW, As a test - Assuming you use a router and (you feel that) you can get along without uPnP for a while; you might try turning off uPnP in the router (via the router's configuration settings) - After making the change you'll also need to power cycle or reboot the router in order to close any previously opened uPnP controlled ports ...  Then see if you're still finding open ports.

fwiw ~ I have UPnP disabled via Services.  As I recall "hok" reports DSL modem.   Tried to confirm modem/router.   I looked for UPnP in my modem/router.  No joy ?
<< The intention of UPnP is ease of configuration, so such things as games can auto-configure the firewall to let other players from the internet join in. However, with users each poking holes into your firewall with UPnP, pretty soon it will be Swiss cheese and cease to function as a firewall. It is better to configure firewall rules manually so that each firewall rule is known and accounted for. If your hardware firewall or router has an option to disable UPnP, do so. >>

Kudos0

Re: I Don't Get It :-(

Kudos0

Re: I Don't Get It :-(

avjohnnie:

Yup...  Also FWIW...

http://nortonsafe.search.ask.com/web?q=disable+upnp&o=APN10505&prt=NIS&c...

Yeah, I looked a few times.  I must be missing it...or the darn thing doesn't want to be found.  BlackViper taught me to disable UPnP in services...along with Remote Registry

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