(number varies) phones home through svchost.exe at first logon everyday...

I'd rather not create yet another rule in the firewall, there must be a way to turn this phoning home off - how can I tell what is initiating the connection and how do I stop it?  I've looked through a few programs and turned off their update checks etc. but cannot find it.

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On a hunch I uninstalled "Roxio Creator DE" (came free with laptop).  The next day (it only seemed to do it on the first boot of the day), no connections to *.*

Think it's time for some proper burning software - Nero.
Got any set-top boxes (cable TV)?  Or users streaming video to the desktop?

They provide video streaming services.
Its microsoft IP´s
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OrgName:    Microsoft Corporation
OrgID:      MICRO-111
Address:    Microsoft Online Services
Address:    One Microsoft Way
City:       Redmond
StateProv:  WA
PostalCode: 98052
Country:    US

NetRange: -
OriginAS:   AS8075
NetHandle:  NET-70-37-0-0-1
Parent:     NET-70-0-0-0-0
NetType:    Direct Allocation
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