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February 19th, 2010, 06:20 PM
Is there a valid reason to let Windows Explorer access the internet or should the firewall block it?
February 19th, 2010, 07:06 PM
There is no need to explorer.exe to connect to the internet, but pc tools firewall have a strange behavior that if you blocked it you will loose internet connection. this only happened for me with pc tools firewall
February 19th, 2010, 07:22 PM
Some applications like BatteryBar (http://osirisdevelopment.com/BatteryBar/) will use Windows Explorer to connect to the Internet to check for updates.
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