[DELETED] 17:50 03 Aug 2003

Can anyone tell me what this is and do I need it?

Checking out the 'shields up' site (thanks powerless)I can see that this program is keeping ports open even though I don't use it.

  Stuartli 19:57 03 Aug 2003

NetMeeting is Microsoft's video-conferenceing, text messaging, file transfers etc program, which has been constantly upgraded over the years.

Home page is:

click here

  [DELETED] 21:36 03 Aug 2003

I don't use this program, is it safe to remove it?

  [DELETED] 21:46 03 Aug 2003


Start, Run, type in


and click OK

scroll down to NetMeeting, double click it and change Startup Type to Manual. That way it's there if you need it but won't autorun.

  [DELETED] 22:42 03 Aug 2003

problem sorted

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