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by craftyjan / October 5, 2010 11:17 AM PDT

Is Windows firewall enough or should I use a firewall from an anti virus program?

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by Fearless988 / October 5, 2010 12:06 PM PDT
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I think, you should use a firewall from an anti virus program.
I using avast antivirut, very good.

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I use the one with Windows 7.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 5, 2010 2:09 PM PDT
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But still have an antivirus. For me this is all I need since I don't do anything dangerous.

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Windoze fiewall, OK
by Willy / October 6, 2010 1:39 AM PDT
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Windoze is capable firewall, but it is not the whole protection you need. The AV side of things still need to be addressed. What is good about so-called suite or package s/w as a whole provides their solution and you get their support if paid for. I use PC Tools firewall, free version and it has done well and provides more detailed info if required vs. the Windoze one and I like that feature. You can see what is actually going on when active on the www, again I like that.

Again, what Windoze provides in a firewall, is OK.

tada -----Willy Happy

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