I don't know what it's doing. But I made an automatic windows update a day or two before this happened so I guess it changed something. Whatever. I turned if of - problem gone.
I will check this 'system internals, Redrobes, thanks for the hint.
It isn't, and it doesn't. It's a service that makes it easier for others to discover the media you share on a LAN. If Windows had such a fingerprinting service, legions of corporate customers would present their astronomical ISP bills to MS.
Originally Posted by Redrobes
Just sniff the network traffic your machine produces, and check where the traffic is going.