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From "Jeff White" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Not able to bind to address
Date Fri, 07 Jan 2005 21:13:54 GMT

From: "Boyle Owen"

> Did you read the other threads
> - it's a very common mystery

What year were they and
what year is it now?

And were they _all_, as usual,
Windows lack of know how

Commonly called user errors?

And were most running something
else to get "free" stuff?

And were most not even able to
tell what was running on their

Next time you would be better off
answering these type of Windows
questions (if at all) by sending them
to a Windows Scripting link. A link
where at least  they will start to learn
something about their systems!

Tell 'em to look under process,
network (and etc.) type of headings.

The Script Center

The Script Center Repository

Running Your Scripts

> >

Not this case
but an FYI

Newer Windows systems come
with a new object called Http.sys.
Http.sys shares the same HTTP
IP/Port with many, many other
processes that are also Http.sys

Http.sys is always running,
ready to share the IP/Ports
with processes!

And today, more and more
Windows OS and third party
processes, are using Http.sys
and the default HTTP IP/Ports.

Recently, Microsoft's WMC,


Basically, Windows Media Connect
is a UPNP server that can be used
to stream media from a Windows XP
box to any UPNP compatible consumer
electronics device, such as the
GoVideo Networked DVD player.


Windows Media Connect

started using address
192.x.x.x (and others)
with Http.sys.


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