I don't have the answer for the first question. You may use netstat command
to check which program uses which port. This how to may help.
How to find open ports on a computerYou can use PULIST from the Windows
Resource Kit to find which process is using a specified port. For example,
pulist |find /i "4125" may display ...
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"j lunis" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hope this is a network problem.
> 1) Every once in a while I get a 'Device Connect' sound. Best I can
> tell, nothing is connecting or disconnecting. How do I find out what is
> 2) I want to troubleshoot my network. I have read I should find what
> programs are controlling my ports. I have searched Goolge and have found
> how to find the programs but not how to find which ports these programs