General Networking/Lan/Wan/tcp / lan

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Question
should the following be on your computer in the lan internals.  And can any of them be used as unwanted hacker:?

Link Layer Topoloty Mapper I/O Driver
Link Layer Topology Responder
Client for Microsoft Networks

Answer
Hi Richie

Thanks for your question.

The above processes within the LAN TCP/IP stack must remain enabled
for full network functionality.
I will presume you do use 'Client for Microsoft' within
your network so this needs to be functional also.

As for these processes allowing hackers...I dare say it's possible...
so ensure you have adequate Firewall and Malware protection..


All the best,

Scott McQueen.  

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All Networking and Internetworking questions. Specialist in Cisco Systems equipment.

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