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xp-AntiSpy v3.98 Beta

Freeware
Vista / Win2k / Win7 / WinXP
xp-AntiSpy is a little utility that lets you disable some built-in update and authentication
features in WindowsXP. For example, there's a service running in the background which is called 'Automatic Updates'. One might not know what this service transfers from one's machine to other machines on the internet, especially the MS ones. So to play it safe and it might be a good idea to disable such functions. xp-AntiSpy is customiseable, but it comes up with the default sessions, which are recommended for normal users.

Screenshots:

xp-AntiSpy v3.97 Beta 2

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Keywords:
xp-antispy disable windows windows xp autentication automatic updates updates

License type Freeware1
Author's homepage Visit the author's site
Date added 23 Nov 2011
Downloads 8,190
File size 392 kB (<1min @ 1Mbps)
Operating systems Vista / Win2k / Win7 / WinXP1

1License and operating system information is based on latest version of the software.

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xp-AntiSpy v3.96-5

This also good for widows xp limits

The following was extracted from the xp-AntiSpy help file:

The connection limit was introduced by Microsoft with Service Pack 2 for Windows XP and Service Pack 1a for Windows 2003. It limits the connection requests at a time to 10. This should prevent malware from goin’ bezerk on your system and spreading its seed rapidly all around the network.

Some programs, for example filesharing software, sometimes reach the limit and therefore cannot perform as required without the limit.

Performance is not meant as bandwidth in this context.

You can check for yourself if your system reaches the limit. Take a look in the event viewer (hit start->run and enter Eventvwr.msc). When you click the System entry, take a look at the row named Event ID. If you see the number 4226 being displayed, then your system has reached the limit at that time.

To increase connection limit go to Special>Connection Limit which will bring up a dialog box with a message. Click ‘Yes,I got it’.