Where did this come from?

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by David Sherman, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. I downloaded all the patches yesteday.

    One patch wanted to call home:

    A file called MPCmdRun.exe wanted to call 207.46.236.88

    WhoIs Lookup performed by Karen's WhoIs
    http://www.karenware.com/

    OrgName: Microsoft Corp
    OrgID: MSFT
    Address: One Microsoft Way
    City: Redmond
    StateProv: WA
    PostalCode: 98052
    Country: US

    NetRange: 207.46.0.0 - 207.46.255.255
    CIDR: 207.46.0.0/16
    NetName: MICROSOFT-GLOBAL-NET
    NetHandle: NET-207-46-0-0-1
    Parent: NET-207-0-0-0-0
    NetType: Direct Assignment
    NameServer: NS1.MSFT.NET
    NameServer: NS5.MSFT.NET
    NameServer: NS2.MSFT.NET
    NameServer: NS3.MSFT.NET
    NameServer: NS4.MSFT.NET
    Comment:
    RegDate: 1997-03-31
    Updated: 2004-12-09
    RTechHandle: ZM39-ARIN
    RTechName: Microsoft
    RTechPhone: +1-425-882-8080
    RTechEmail:

    OrgAbuseHandle: HOTMA-ARIN
    OrgAbuseName: Hotmail Abuse
    OrgAbusePhone: +1-425-882-8080
    OrgAbuseEmail:

    OrgAbuseHandle: MSNAB-ARIN
    OrgAbuseName: MSN ABUSE
    OrgAbusePhone: +1-425-882-8080
    OrgAbuseEmail:

    OrgAbuseHandle: ABUSE231-ARIN
    OrgAbuseName: Abuse
    OrgAbusePhone: +1-425-882-8080
    OrgAbuseEmail:

    OrgNOCHandle: ZM23-ARIN
    OrgNOCName: Microsoft Corporation
    OrgNOCPhone: +1-425-882-8080
    OrgNOCEmail:

    OrgTechHandle: MSFTP-ARIN
    OrgTechName: MSFT-POC
    OrgTechPhone: +1-425-882-8080
    OrgTechEmail:

    # ARIN WHOIS database, last updated 2006-02-14 19:10
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    David Sherman, Feb 15, 2006
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  2. David Sherman

    Sky King Guest

    No idea. I'd look for some other "whosis" on your system.

    --

    ....Sky

    Tom "Sky" King
    ============
     
    Sky King, Feb 16, 2006
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  3. David Sherman

    joneiseman Guest

    I found this file (MpCmdRun.exe) in \Program Files\Windows Defender.
    It's digitally signed by Microsoft.
     
    joneiseman, Feb 17, 2006
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