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Old 01-22-2008, 01:32 PM   #1
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Default What is 'Bonjour' service?

It's started asking permission through zone alarm. What is it? I googled it and it looks like something to do with itunes perhaps?

I'm not understanding what it's fuction is though.

Any help?
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Old 01-22-2008, 01:37 PM   #2
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It's started asking permission through zone alarm. What is it? I googled it and it looks like something to do with itunes perhaps?

I'm not understanding what it's fuction is though.

Any help?
Bonjour is a network service for device discovery on the network. iTunes does use bonjour, as well as other apple software and a few network devices.
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Old 01-22-2008, 01:49 PM   #3
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Haha, I thought it was related to that spyware, with that monkey thing, so I've always not allowed it, even though I don't supposedly have any spyware, etc.
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Old 01-22-2008, 02:41 PM   #4
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A network service for device discovery?
I don't quite understand what it's trying to do exactly...?

Thanks for you help.
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I think that's it's somthing to do with Cross-platform media sharing through iTunes. But i'm not 100%
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A network service for device discovery?
I don't quite understand what it's trying to do exactly...?

Thanks for you help.
It's like this. If you have your itunes set to share your library and go down to a different computer on your network (with itunes) and run itunes it will pickup your library. Bonjour does this.
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Old 01-22-2008, 10:48 PM   #7
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no its a adobe photoshop spyware program

http://www.x64bit.net/site/board/ind...=0&#entry47461
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no its a adobe photoshop spyware program

http://www.x64bit.net/site/board/ind...=0&#entry47461
It's not spyware in that, just a load booster. But for people like me who don't have photoshop, it's from Itunes and it's not spyware.
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Ok, cheers guys!
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i did the same thing i always blocked the bonjour serive i guess i can let it out!
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