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Windows XP SP2 may be unable to make TCP connections to loopback address
other than 127.0.0.1
With Windows XP SP2 some applications which connect to the loop back address
range may not function as expected.
Windows XP SP2 prevents connections to the loop back address range for any
address other than 127.0.0.1.
Microsoft support has an update available which addresses this issue and is
available by calling Microsoft support. Reference the fix for KB 884020.
The fix contains the following file info
13-Aug-2004 22:50 5.1.2600.2505 359,040 Tcpip.sys
This fix may only be given to employees and contractors. For external
customers they must contact Microsoft support directly and request the
hotfix for KB 884020.
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"Erik W" <ErikW@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> To connect to my office remotely I make use of a Tunix tunnelserver.
> It uses a config file were destination IP addresses at the office are
> to local host addresses.
> teh set up is:
> tcp,localaddres,port,destination addres,port
> After installing SP2 I cannot nonnect anymore
> it is possible to make the connection with:
> but I need more tha one connection at the same time, so this is not an
> what to do??
> Erik W