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Windows 7: Network Connection

13 May 2011   #1
Maccman

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Network Connection

My computer is for surfing at home should my connection be home, work or public?


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13 May 2011   #2
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Those settings are mostly for internal network and have little to do with how the computer interacts with the internet at large. Home should be fine for your application.
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13 May 2011   #3
Maccman

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Is there any danger of hacking etc and having it set to public?
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13 May 2011   #4
Maguscreed

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Windows 7 x64
 
 

There is really just no need for it. ...and yes it will assume you want to allow pretty much all incoming connections.
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13 May 2011   #5
Maccman

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks for the replies.
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