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Kudos0

The computer is attempting to connect to application

I keep getting this popup message that a computer is trying to access an application. I have a brand new macbook pro and not sure what's causing it as I've never seen it on Windows before

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Kudos0

Re: The computer is attempting to connect to application

Vidsify, do you use the Spotify app on your machine? That is the program attempting to connect. Most likely to check for updates. If you do not use the app consult this article concerning how to disable the app at startup or remove it entirely.

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"From DOS to Windows10 what a journey it has been" / MS Certified Professional / Windows Server 2016 Essentials / Windows 10 Professional x 64 version 1903 / build 18362.356 / N360 Deluxe 22.19.8.65 / Norton Core v.282 on Android 2.00
Kudos0

Re: The computer is attempting to connect to application

Thanks for your help and yes I do use Spotify on my machine

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Kudos0

Re: The computer is attempting to connect to application

Vidsify, multicast IP address 224.0.0.251 and port 5353 is used mostly by mDNS and Banjour and most likely for iTunes. I would consider it safe based on the information provided in the linked article.

Cheers

"From DOS to Windows10 what a journey it has been" / MS Certified Professional / Windows Server 2016 Essentials / Windows 10 Professional x 64 version 1903 / build 18362.356 / N360 Deluxe 22.19.8.65 / Norton Core v.282 on Android 2.00
Kudos0

Re: The computer is attempting to connect to application

You're welcome. Glad we could help.

Cheers

"From DOS to Windows10 what a journey it has been" / MS Certified Professional / Windows Server 2016 Essentials / Windows 10 Professional x 64 version 1903 / build 18362.356 / N360 Deluxe 22.19.8.65 / Norton Core v.282 on Android 2.00