Port 137

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by brummie, Oct 8, 2002.

  1. brummie

    brummie OSNN Addict

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    Anyoneknow why so many comps are attacking mine on Port 137?
    It cutting out my game for a few seconds while they try to flood my comp with packets of whatever! It has occured about 30-40 times in the last 3 hours ive been online and its getting worse everyday :(
     
  2. brummie

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  3. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Port 137 is one of the NetBIOS ports (Window File Sharing). You definately want to block these going out of you network! Ports 137-139 on both TCP and UDP.