Maxthon 2 - Connections

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You might watch Maxthon wanting to connect to some of the listed IP addresses and host names. This article will try to explain the reasons for these connections and what the consequences of you blocking them can be. However, the list might be incomplete or still contain errors.




  • 60.28.210.4 pp1.maxthon.com TCP Port 9000

Needed to automatically login to your passport account. Blocking this connection will prevent Maxthon from synchronizing Online Favorites or any other services that require a Maxthon Passport account. Maxthon will also not log into the websites linked to Maxthon Passport like Addons, Help and the Forum.


  • 60.28.210.9 update.maxthon.com TCP Port 80 (HTTP)

Without this connection, checking for updates of new releases are not possible.


  • 60.28.220.70, 60.28.220.123 fav1.maxthon.com TCP Port 443 (HTTPS) - Online Favorites

This connection is used to securely synchronize the Maxthon favorites stored on the local computer with Maxthon.


Currently used to log the time a user spends online while using Maxthon. The accumulated time will increase the users rank and credits. For more informations check your Maxthon Passport Rank.


  • 58.254.39.8 hub5c.maxthon.sandai.net

Utilized by the Maxthon Downloader, checking for possible mirrors of files to increase downloading speed.


  • 221.5.250.169 hub5pnc.sandai.net

Utilized by the Maxthon Downloader, checking for possible mirrors of files to increase downloading speed.


  • 125.39.93.149 boost-c.maxthon.com

Utilized by the Maxthon MxBoost, checking for MxBoost data locations on the various supported sites to determine which resources to cache locally for the sites supporting this feature. Currently only supported by some Maxthon websites.


  • 125.89.72.229 gocn.maxthon.com - dual IP host

Utilized by the Maxthon VideoPopup, checkling for list updates at session start, supported sites and url-patterns to properly detect the video to pop out.


  • 218.24.35.105 gocn.maxthon.com - dual IP host

Utilized by the Maxthon UrlSecurity, checking for blacklist update and/or download of blacklist update, once at session start


  • 174.129.237.228 go.maxthon.com

Utilized by the Maxthon Start Page, online hosted max:start page.