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Network selection when activating RRS feed

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    I have a question on what network to select when activating my laptop with OneCare.  The reason is, OneCare setup allows me only to scroll once through the list, and then it just automatically activates the account, and I don't know what happened.  I have a laptop that I use on several networks, and an at&t/cingular pcmcia modem, wifi, and lan connection.   So my question is does it support the machine if I use it everywhere including work, home, coffee shops, and school and on any network such as cell, wifi, lan?

     

    Thanks,

    Marc

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008 4:52 PM

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  • Each time you connect to a new network, OneCare will default to Public. You will be prompted to identify if it is "Home or Work" which would then enable File and Printer sharing along with some other protocols that are valid for a "safe" network. Public is more restrictive. You can check the current network status by opening OneCare, clicking on change settings, and on the firewall tab, click Configure network.

    -steve

    Wednesday, April 9, 2008 6:25 PM
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