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sdl trying to access the network without me telling it to

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My firewall busted my SDL app trying to access my network. There isnt any networking code, and I never initialized SDL's network system. It just randomly tried to broadcast.
The executable has changed since the last time you used: C:\Documents and Settings\Dustin\Desktop\katana4\dist\katana4.exe
File Version :		
File Description :	C:\Documents and Settings\Dustin\Desktop\katana4\dist\katana4.exe
File Path :		C:\Documents and Settings\Dustin\Desktop\katana4\dist\katana4.exe
Process ID :		0xBCC (Heximal) 3020 (Decimal)

Connection origin :	local initiated
Protocol :		Raw Ethernet
Local Address : 	0.0.0.0
Local Port :		0 
Remote Name :			
Remote Address :	0.0.0.0
Remote Port : 		0 

Ethernet packet details:
Ethernet II (Packet Length: 56)
	Destination: 	ff-ff-ff-ff-ff-ff
	Source: 	00-40-05-81-f8-93
Type: ARP (0x0806)
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
	Hardware type: Ethernet (0x0001)
	Protocol type: IP (0x0800)
	Hardware size: 6
	Protocol size: 4
	Opcode: Request
	Sender hardware address: 00-40-05-81-f8-93
	Sender IP address: 192.168.0.101
	Target hardware address: 00-00-00-00-00-00
	Target IP address: 192.168.0.1

Binary dump of the packet:
0000:  FF FF FF FF FF FF 00 40 : 05 81 F8 93 08 06 00 01 | .......@........
0010:  08 00 06 04 00 01 00 40 : 05 81 F8 93 C0 A8 00 65 | .......@.......e
0020:  00 00 00 00 00 00 C0 A8 : 00 01 9C 2A 56 63 50 18 | ...........*VcP.
0030:  FF B7 76 9F 00 00 82 00 :                         | ..v.....   
Am I right in thinking this is SDL- why is it doing this? I suppose it isn't a huge issue but it is an annoyance I'd like to kill.

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You prolly have a virus that jacked a DLL or something that SDL uses. It looks like it is trying to do some crap to your router.

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Try running Dependency Walker on the program and look for any network-related calls. That might help narrow down the issue.

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It's not just SDL that does this. All of my apps tend to do it when they've been running and I connect to the net. I don't think they're actually trying to do anything. I personally think the firewall's not too sure of what's going on since it's just found out that there's a connection available, and it has to find out what apps are trying to connect to servers.

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