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I usually connect to other Windows computers on my network using My Computer > [right click] > Manage and then Computer management > [right click] > Connect to another computer.

I would like to know which ports/protocols are being used when I do this.

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If I recall correctly, this is handled with RPC on port 445.

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I think it could also be done via the old NBT ports 137-139, if 445 wasn't a possibility for some reason. –  Jason Sherman Apr 2 '11 at 3:06

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