Do not use more than one software-based firewall at once is what I would
Might be a new "strain" that can change ports. Port blocking against worms
isn't a good approach because a worm could just as easily be programmed to
use a random port, in theory. I'd recommend stronger antivirus.
Were they part of SP2? If so, what problems were those? No offense, but if
you are to use Windows, I'd recommend installing all Microsoft-recommended
patches, and then complain if they cause problems, rather than not
installing and getting infected.
F: When into a room I plunge, I
Sometimes find some VIOLET FUNGI.
Then I linger, darkly brooding
On the poison they're exuding.
-- The Roguelet's ABC