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just connected to cable internet

All I have to say is WOW!. So that's what everyone is talking about. Welcome to the 21st century. I ejoyed the 'net before but this is great!!

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hope you have a firewall going and welcome to


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Is it enough?

Is the firewall supplied with WIN SP2 enough?

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Nope. . .

The XP firewall does not care what tries to "Phone Home".

Visit and download and install the free version of Zone Alarm. It is better all around than the XP fire wall and will monitor outbound requests also.

Welcome to speed!

Good luck,

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Disable File and Printer sharing.

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