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norton internet security 2003



i have the norton's firewall up and i keep getting the same message a bunch of times a day. the message is:
"A remote system is attempting to access Microsoft Generic Host Process for Win32 Services on your computer"
and then it asks me if i want to permit (recommendec) or block or configure manually. i always choose block but i wanted to know if i should permit it and what this actually is. thanks in advance.

Jason Roberts

I have Norton Internet Security and Norton Systemworks Pro both 2003 versions. I allowed Microsoft Generic Host Process for Win32 Services to come and go from my computer onto the net and I have no problems with any way of my computer.

I believe this is what Windows finds out if your connected to the net and does a few net jobs such as checking auto updates and etc. When I denyed this once before, I would not get some of my Windows components to access the net. So my suggestions are to accept Norton's recommendations.

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