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Traffic Is Sent After You Turn Off the SSDP Discover Service and Universal Plug and Play Device Host
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Windows uses the following Universal Plug and Play services:
SSDP: Method = M-SEARCH
SSDP: Uniform Resource Identifier = *
SSDP: HTTP Protocol Version = HTTP/1.1
SSDP: Host = 18.104.22.168:1900
SSDP: Search Target = urn:schemas-upnp-org:device:InternetGatewayDevice:1
SSDP: Mandatory Extension = "ssdp:discover"
SSDP: Maximum Wait = 3
This issue may occur if Windows Messenger is using the SSDP discovery process to determine if there is a upstream Internet gateway device. Windows Messenger does not use the built-in Universal Plug and Play services. Windows Messenger formats and sends the SSDP discovery messages.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756To resolve this issue, configure the registry to turn off the discovery messages:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows