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DCOM effecting lan network ?


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Just wondering if the removal or disabling DCOM will effect my home lan network.

I run a hub off of my puta to my kids putas.
Thing is , sometimes we can't see each other, sometimes we can.
All network cards and cables are fine, as are the settings for each.

All I can figure it being could be DCOM being disabled on mine.

In one session, my son couldn't host the deathmatch game, yet I could, weird !
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Just wondering if the removal or disabling DCOM will effect my home lan network.

I really don't see this helping <_< Then again there's no harm in restoring it.

Have you tried the diagnostic software that came with your NIC's?
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Well , I came across this site a while ago and I figured I'd try it out.
I did disabled DCOM for security reasons over the net only.
Your opinion would be most appreciated.

Dcombob site

Plus, LOL, I had no idea that my NIC floppy had a diagnostic program.
So I looked just now and woohoo , there it is.
Oh I am learning heaps already, thanks admin.
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I did disabled DCOM for security reasons over the net only.

I'm not about to disagree with anything Steve Gibson says on GRC, but I don't think you need to diable able DCOM on a properly updated and patched system (simply installing all critical updates from http://www.windowsupdate.com )
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