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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by pvkemail, Jan 21, 2008.

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    pvkemail Thread Starter

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    Hi all

    I have two questions in this forum to ask:

    1) Whenever I intend to install any softwares, some give two executable files, one for Windows 32bit and the other for windows 64 bit. What are these? I am using the Windows XP Home edition [1GB RAM and 120GB HDD] and how should I know which one to install ?

    2) I have a broadband internet connection with a bandwidth of 2Mbps. I understand that when connected to internet, my IP address is my identity in the WWW. But recently I came to know that IP can easily misused by some websites and hackers. Therefore it is essential to protect our IP address while surfing from intruders. I also don't wish to mask(proxy)/hide my IP as it is not legal (?). Therefore, my question is, "Are there some open source softwares to protect our IP or is there some technique in windows to play around?"

    I am really curious to know about these, please share your knowledge.

    Thank you for your replies,

    Have a great day :)
    Regards
    Vijay
     
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