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When I start-up my PC, Comodo Firewall 5.4.189822.1355 shows an alert that this is trying to access the Internet:

Application: nvmctray.dll

Remote: 127.0.0.1 - TCP

Port: 2559

Shortly, afterwards, I receive a further Internet access alert:

Application: daemonu.exe

Remote: 127.0.0.1 - TCP

Port: 48001

I believe these are relating to the NVIDIA graphics card drivers.

However, why are these applications trying to access the Internet? I have disabled auto updates in NIVIDIA settings, so I can't see any reason why NVIDIA would need to access the Internet.

As a precaution, I have tried a virus/spyware scan and all is reported fine.

I am using Windows XP Home SP 3. Graphics - NVIDIA GeForce 6100 nForce 405 with version 275.33 of drivers.

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127.0.0.1 is not the internet, don't disable them...what-is-what.com/what_is/127.0.0.1.html –  Moab Jun 12 '11 at 13:36

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Follow the instructions in this article and it should solve your problem. Note: while this article suggests changing the service type to Disabled, I suggest going with Manual.

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Nice article - thanks. I set the NVIDIA update service to Manual in services, and in startup disabled NVIDIA control panel. Now I don't get any Comodo alerts (even though the alerts were for 127.0.0.1 localhost - as @Moab mentions). –  Goto10 Jun 18 '11 at 11:46

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