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C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc?

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  1. lovie

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    I have a stand alone pc with windows xp
    these are located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc

    do these look ok?

    filename : Quotes - what the heck is this for and why cant I open or delete it?

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    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Protocol
    # Copyright (c) 1993-1999 Microsoft Corp.
    #
    # This file contains the Internet protocols as defined by RFC 1700
    # (Assigned Numbers).
    #
    # Format:
    #
    # <protocol name> <assigned number> [aliases...] [#<comment>]

    ip 0 IP # Internet protocol
    icmp 1 ICMP # Internet control message protocol
    ggp 3 GGP # Gateway-gateway protocol
    tcp 6 TCP # Transmission control protocol
    egp 8 EGP # Exterior gateway protocol
    pup 12 PUP # PARC universal packet protocol
    udp 17 UDP # User datagram protocol
    hmp 20 HMP # Host monitoring protocol
    xns-idp 22 XNS-IDP # Xerox NS IDP
    rdp 27 RDP # "reliable datagram" protocol
    rvd 66 RVD # MIT remote virtual disk
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Services

    # Copyright (c) 1993-1999 Microsoft Corp.
    #
    # This file contains port numbers for well-known services defined by IANA
    #
    # Format:
    #
    # <service name> <port number>/<protocol> [aliases...] [#<comment>]
    #

    echo 7/tcp
    echo 7/udp
    discard 9/tcp sink null
    discard 9/udp sink null
    systat 11/tcp users #Active users
    systat 11/tcp users #Active users
    daytime 13/tcp
    daytime 13/udp
    qotd 17/tcp quote #Quote of the day
    qotd 17/udp quote #Quote of the day
    chargen 19/tcp ttytst source #Character generator
    chargen 19/udp ttytst source #Character generator
    ftp-data 20/tcp #FTP, data
    ftp 21/tcp #FTP. control
    telnet 23/tcp
    smtp 25/tcp mail #Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
    time 37/tcp timserver
    time 37/udp timserver
    rlp 39/udp resource #Resource Location Protocol
    nameserver 42/tcp name #Host Name Server
    nameserver 42/udp name #Host Name Server
    nicname 43/tcp whois
    domain 53/tcp #Domain Name Server
    domain 53/udp #Domain Name Server
    bootps 67/udp dhcps #Bootstrap Protocol Server
    bootpc 68/udp dhcpc #Bootstrap Protocol Client
    tftp 69/udp #Trivial File Transfer
    gopher 70/tcp
    finger 79/tcp
    http 80/tcp www www-http #World Wide Web
    kerberos 88/tcp krb5 kerberos-sec #Kerberos
    kerberos 88/udp krb5 kerberos-sec #Kerberos
    hostname 101/tcp hostnames #NIC Host Name Server
    iso-tsap 102/tcp #ISO-TSAP Class 0
    rtelnet 107/tcp #Remote Telnet Service
    pop2 109/tcp postoffice #Post Office Protocol - Version 2
    pop3 110/tcp #Post Office Protocol - Version 3
    sunrpc 111/tcp rpcbind portmap #SUN Remote Procedure Call
    sunrpc 111/udp rpcbind portmap #SUN Remote Procedure Call
    auth 113/tcp ident tap #Identification Protocol
    uucp-path 117/tcp
    nntp 119/tcp usenet #Network News Transfer Protocol
    ntp 123/udp #Network Time Protocol
    epmap 135/tcp loc-srv #DCE endpoint resolution
    epmap 135/udp loc-srv #DCE endpoint resolution
    netbios-ns 137/tcp nbname #NETBIOS Name Service
    netbios-ns 137/udp nbname #NETBIOS Name Service
    netbios-dgm 138/udp nbdatagram #NETBIOS Datagram Service
    netbios-ssn 139/tcp nbsession #NETBIOS Session Service
    imap 143/tcp imap4 #Internet Message Access Protocol
    pcmail-srv 158/tcp #PCMail Server
    snmp 161/udp #SNMP
    snmptrap 162/udp snmp-trap #SNMP trap
    print-srv 170/tcp #Network PostScript
    bgp 179/tcp #Border Gateway Protocol
    irc 194/tcp #Internet Relay Chat Protocol
    ipx 213/udp #IPX over IP
    ldap 389/tcp #Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
    https 443/tcp MCom
    https 443/udp MCom
    microsoft-ds 445/tcp
    microsoft-ds 445/udp
    kpasswd 464/tcp # Kerberos (v5)
    kpasswd 464/udp # Kerberos (v5)
    isakmp 500/udp ike #Internet Key Exchange
    exec 512/tcp #Remote Process Execution
    biff 512/udp comsat
    login 513/tcp #Remote Login
    who 513/udp whod
    cmd 514/tcp shell
    syslog 514/udp
    printer 515/tcp spooler
    talk 517/udp
    ntalk 518/udp
    efs 520/tcp #Extended File Name Server
    router 520/udp route routed
    timed 525/udp timeserver
    tempo 526/tcp newdate
    courier 530/tcp rpc
    conference 531/tcp chat
    netnews 532/tcp readnews
    netwall 533/udp #For emergency broadcasts
    uucp 540/tcp uucpd
    klogin 543/tcp #Kerberos login
    kshell 544/tcp krcmd #Kerberos remote shell
    new-rwho 550/udp new-who
    remotefs 556/tcp rfs rfs_server
    rmonitor 560/udp rmonitord
    monitor 561/udp
    ldaps 636/tcp sldap #LDAP over TLS/SSL
    doom 666/tcp #Doom Id Software
    doom 666/udp #Doom Id Software
    kerberos-adm 749/tcp #Kerberos administration
    kerberos-adm 749/udp #Kerberos administration
    kerberos-iv 750/udp #Kerberos version IV
    kpop 1109/tcp #Kerberos POP
    phone 1167/udp #Conference calling
    ms-sql-s 1433/tcp #Microsoft-SQL-Server
    ms-sql-s 1433/udp #Microsoft-SQL-Server
    ms-sql-m 1434/tcp #Microsoft-SQL-Monitor
    ms-sql-m 1434/udp #Microsoft-SQL-Monitor
    wins 1512/tcp #Microsoft Windows Internet Name Service
    wins 1512/udp #Microsoft Windows Internet Name Service
    ingreslock 1524/tcp ingres
    l2tp 1701/udp #Layer Two Tunneling Protocol
    pptp 1723/tcp #Point-to-point tunnelling protocol
    radius 1812/udp #RADIUS authentication protocol
    radacct 1813/udp #RADIUS accounting protocol
    nfsd 2049/udp nfs #NFS server
    knetd 2053/tcp #Kerberos de-multiplexor
    man 9535/tcp #Remote Man Server
     
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  3. Flail128

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    This files are installed by Windows. They are part of the OS. The /etc folder holds network information such as these and the lmhosts file. Nothing to worry about.
     
  4. rude

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    I don't have those files in my C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc folder.I have installed Windows several times and have never seen them.
     
  5. Flail128

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    Below is from my etc

    # Copyright (c) 1993-1999 Microsoft Corp.
    #
    # This file contains the Internet protocols as defined by RFC 1700
    # (Assigned Numbers).
    #
    # Format:
    #
    # <protocol name> <assigned number> [aliases...] [#<comment>]

    ip 0 IP # Internet protocol
    icmp 1 ICMP # Internet control message protocol
    ggp 3 GGP # Gateway-gateway protocol
    tcp 6 TCP # Transmission control protocol
    egp 8 EGP # Exterior gateway protocol
    pup 12 PUP # PARC universal packet protocol
    udp 17 UDP # User datagram protocol
    hmp 20 HMP # Host monitoring protocol
    xns-idp 22 XNS-IDP # Xerox NS IDP
    rdp 27 RDP # "reliable datagram" protocol
    rvd 66 RVD # MIT remote virtual disk

    And here is a link to the RFC (Request For Comment) itself

    http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1700.html
     
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