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Windows Messenger: Shared Connections and Firewalls

There are two issues with Windows Messenger that you should be aware of: It can be subject to restrictions placed by Windows Firewall or other network firewalls, and, as I've mentioned elsewhere in this chapter, Windows Messenger may have problems with shared Internet connections. Specifically, this means that anyone using a connection sharing router device may have to take special steps to get the advanced Messenger features to work. This section discusses some of the technical details.

First, I'll give you the executive summary.


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