Additionally........a folder is created @ C:\Program Files named Bonjour. It's contents are mDNSResponder.exe and mdnsNSP.dll.
**Update as of 09/05/08 - iTunes 7.6+ installs the Bonjour service - Remove as below!!**
What is Bonjour and why is it installed?
When you install any edition of the Adobe Creative Suite 3 family or a Creative Suite 3 component on Windows, Bonjour is installed as a service on the machine. Bonjour is Apple's open source implementation of zero-configuration networking software. It is used by Adobe Version Cue CS3 client applications to dynamically discover Version Cue Servers on the local network.
For it to function correctly, you must allow Bonjour access to the internet through your firewall. Bonjour checks to see whether the DNS server configured on your computer supports service discovery. No data is transmitted to Adobe. (so they say) Bonjour connects to no other servers than your machine's pre-configured DNS server. (so they say) Bonjour also sends network packets to and receives them from a multicast IP address on the local network (244.0.0.251) once every thirty minutes. This address is reserved for multicast traffic on a local network and such network packets never leave the local network. (so they say)
Identifying the Bonjour service in the Windows Services control panel:
When installed by Creative Suite 3 applications, the name used by Bonjour in the Services control panel is:
To correct the service's name, open a command prompt and type the following two commands. Each command needs to be executed individually.... type in the command and hit enter to execute it, then wait till you are back at a prompt ( C:/> ) :
1. "C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe" -remove 2. "C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe" -install
The service will now be displayed with the correct name in the Services control panel.
Removing Bonjour (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!)
1. Open a command prompt and type the following command: "C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe -remove" 2. Navigate to the following folder in Windows Explorer: C:\Program Files\Bonjour 3. Rename the mdnsNSP.dll file in that folder to mdnsNSP.old 4. Restart your computer 5. Delete the Program Files\Bonjour folder
Disable the Bonjour socket driver:
1. Open the registry editor and go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ CurrentControlSet\Services\WinSock2\ Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5\ Catalog_Entries�0000000004 Where you'll find the key: Enabled=REG_DWORD:00000001 Doubleclick on that and change it from 1 to 0. 2. Reboot and the driver will not be loaded any more.
Repair Winsock 2 with the repair utility (LSPFix):
This program attempts to correct Internet connection problems resulting from buggy or improperly removed Layered Service Provider (LSP) software. (ADOBE!!) When you start LSP-Fix, it will read the list of LSP modules from the Windows registry and verify that each module is present. If a module is missing, it is placed on the "Remove" list for removal. When "Finish" is pressed, the undesired entries are removed, and the remaining entries in the registry are renumbered to make them consecutive. The total module counts are then updated. Finally, the program will display a summary of the changes that were made.
Note: Removing Bonjour prevents Version Cue clients (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Bridge) from automatically discovering Version Cue Servers and Version Cue projects in your local network. You will need to connect manually using Connect to Server and the URL or IP address of the machine running Version Cue Server instead.
Edited by scaramonga, 24 July 2010 - 04:08 AM.