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Re: Block Windows Live Messanger using Netgear DG834M

Subject: Re: Block Windows Live Messanger using Netgear DG834M
From: "Synapse Syndrome"
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 07:38:00 -0000
Newsgroups: uk.comp.homebuilt, uk.comp.home-networking
Jon <[email protected]> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> Any help on accomplishing the above would be welcomed. I tried knocking
> out ports 443-2400 but then WLM seems to get around this by going
> through port 80 http-proxy style.
>
> Blocking port 80 is not an option as web access is required, but WML to
> be blocked.

Doesn't WLM use UPnP to get those ports?  Have you disabled UPnP?  Have you 
disabled WLM's exception in the Windows Firewall?  Maybe that will stop it 
from re-routing through port 80.  If you do not want WLM to have internet 
access, why don't you get rid of it, instead of fighting with it?

ss. 



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