[rescue] firewalling windoze crap

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Sun Aug 17 13:38:35 CDT 2003

On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 02:15:41PM -0400, Shannon wrote:
> Some of the latest updates install M$ spyware on your system too.
> I wish they could just leave things alone... I don't need my system
> phoning home all the time.

ZoneAlarm is your friend.  :)  The *only* things on my Windows boxen
granted permission to access the Internet are Mozilla and some of our
games.  I download new Windows patches once from a Linux box, then
install them manually on each of the GameOS boxen.

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