Winzip 9's built in network discovery... any way of blocking it?

We block network discovery on our terminal server for security reasons, but winzip circumvents this by having its own built in network discovery. Is there any way this can be blocked or locked down?

Just wondered if anyone else had come across this as being a security issue.

Cheers.
tegeniusAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
WinZip 9 is really old. As I recall, check settings to make sure the temp and default folder locations are local and not on a network. WinZip 9 is just a basic file zip tool, not a network tool .
0
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Also, remove the network flag in Explorer enhancements. The network setting can allow WinZip to look but it is not a major security risk that I know of.

WinZip-9-Network-Settings
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
nobusCommented:
why not uninstall winzip, and use the inbuild function of windows?
0
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@tegenius  - Thanks and I was happy to help you with this.
0
tegeniusAuthor Commented:
Cheers John :)
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Software

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.