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Windows 7: Closing Windows 7 listening ports.

24 Dec 2011   #1

windows 7 Home Preimum 64 bit
Closing Windows 7 listening ports.

I used some registry additions, Windows 7, to close all the listening ports(1st install). I was amazed. This egistry addition closed them all. I'm not so sure this is a something that would work on everyones computer, and im out traveling for the holidays. Maybe if someone feels like they want to try this they could post back. It be a neat holiday gift if this was so easy. k, check this out, tell me this works.......

Create the KEY named:Internet
under, HKey_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Rpc
-you get HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Rpc\Internet

Ports -DataLeftIntentionallyBlank!!-
PortsInternetAvailable Y
UseInternetPorts Y

-add(right click, new>multi string value) the Type:REG_MULTI_SZ name it:Ports
and REG_SZ for the other 2, named:PortsInternetAvailable and UseInternetPorts
-cursor ON new NAME, right click>modify to change the values which are both Y suppprisingly.
I will add the Microsoft KB link in a new post in a bit.
-Ports that's a blank feild, no space or anything. (Null)

if you dont know what your doing with that registry, umm ask a buddy or google it(Don't make a mistake where one google can prevent guessing). There may be a -learn the windows registry fast, web page...

this was updated after initial failure on a fresh install (factory restore on a laptop), Windows 7 02-03-2012

Close UDP Ports...
Functional Discovery Recourse Publication, set to manual and stop service, or set to disabled
-closes alot of UDP ports.
IKE and AuthIPsec Keying Modules
set to Disabled, stop service
-closes a bunch of UDP ports

(in next post, closing TCP 445 *easy* and, UDP 5355 llmnr, i forgot)

its a sexy start>run>cmd>type: netstat -a, without LISTENNG ports.netstat -a

My System SpecsSystem Spec


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