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acope8425 Newcomer 4 posts since
May 8, 2011
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May 8, 2011 3:36 PM

Should I allow explorer.exe to accept incoming connections?

McAfee informed me that Windows Explorer is trying to accept incoming connections from the internet. I kind of know what Windows Explorer is and almost selected "Allow always" until I noticed that next to "Recommendation" on the alert it says "Unknown program". Task manager only shows 1

explorer.exe process running. So is it safe to allow Windows Explorer internet access? I have McAfee Security Suite installed for awhile and update it daily and I have never been asked to allow  Windows Explorer to accept incoming connections. Suggestions?

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