"Susan Bradley" <sbradcpa@newsgroup> wrote in message
> ac@newsgroup wrote:
> No security update did this.
>> On a Windows SBS 2003 Premium domain, xp pro sp3 clients,
>> Does anyone know whether a recent security update (either to the server
>> or the clients) has resulted in
>> 'For your security, some settings are controlled by group policy' being
>> I am fairly sure when the clients were connected to the domain some
>> months ago the default was to have firewall off - it now appears to be on
>> by default (with no way of turning it off without modifying the
>> Many thanks
> This is the default group policy setting.
> Please leave it enabled. It's up in group policy on the server and no you
> don't need to go into the registry to adjust it.
Thats fine then, just spooked by some older internet postings relating the
condition to virus/malware - it doesn't seem to be causing any problems per
se, but I am troubleshooting a DHCP issue that causes loss of connectivity
on clients around the network and wanted to rule it out.
Thanks for your help.