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.

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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 .
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.


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why not uninstall winzip, and use the inbuild function of windows?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@tegenius  - Thanks and I was happy to help you with this.
tegeniusAuthor Commented:
Cheers John :)
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