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I downloaded the free Avast anti virus but lost firewall

by jwherty / February 26, 2014 7:21 AM PST

How do I get firewall protection back on my PC, Vista software? When I click on the warning then on the install Windows firewall a message comes back that it can not be installed.

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Clarification Request
Do you mean Windows firewall?
by Dafydd Forum moderator / February 26, 2014 7:28 AM PST

Avast comes with its own firewall which will turn the windows one off. Check for this in security settings.


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Avast firewall
by shiloh38 / April 12, 2014 12:01 PM PDT

Only the Avast Internet Security version has a firewall, the free version does not have a firewall, so you need to have your Windows firewall enabled. Go into Control Panel & open Windows Firewall.

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