Windows Explorer Internet Access

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by markcc, Feb 19, 2010.

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  1. markcc

    markcc Registered Member

    Is there a valid reason to let Windows Explorer access the internet or should the firewall block it?
  2. bollity

    bollity Registered Member

    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
  3. 0strodamus

    0strodamus Registered Member

    Some applications like BatteryBar will use Windows Explorer to connect to the Internet to check for updates.
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