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    fxfp

    I've noticed that title page of my website started getting large amount of hits from something called channel9.msdn.com feed updater - what is that and how can I disable this?

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    Cannot​Resolve​Symbol

    It's exactly what it says it is--  it looks for RSS feeds and puts that data on your profile page.  Remove your web address from your profile if you don't want your site visited by it.

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    Human​Compiler

    Yah, what he said.

    Also though, by "large mount of hits", how many do you really mean and how often?

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    fxfp

    CannotResolveSymbol said:
    It's exactly what it says it is--  it looks for RSS feeds and puts that data on your profile page.  Remove your web address from your profile if you don't want your site visited by it.
    I see. Well, now I need to remember anything about my old profile...

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    fxfp

    HumanCompiler said:
    Yah, what he said.

    Also though, by "large mount of hits", how many do you really mean and how often?
    It checks the root page of my empty website every 15 minutes (sometimes faster). It is not much, but more often then any other spider I see.

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    Duncanma

    fxfp said:
    HumanCompiler said:
    *snip*
    It checks the root page of my empty website every 15 minutes (sometimes faster). It is not much, but more often then any other spider I see.
    It just can't accept the fact that you don't have an RSS feed and keeps checking back. I'll put it on my list to make it just accept the fact that you don't and leave you alone for longer intervals.

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