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Which firewall should I use?

by Slasher / December 1, 2004 1:50 AM PST

Windows Service Pack 2 Firewall or Kerio Personal Firewall (free version)? Kerio seems better but i'm not so sure.
Thanks! Wink

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The one you want.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 1, 2004 2:15 AM PST

But my nod is to Kerio.


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Re: The one you want.
by Slasher / December 1, 2004 2:22 AM PST
In reply to: The one you want.

Yeah thanks I thought that too but was unsure Happy

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Re: Which firewall should I use?
by Yew / December 1, 2004 2:55 AM PST

ICF is limited, but doesn't require additional resources. Kerio offers marginally better protection, at the expense of additional resources.

Personally, I like hardware firewalls. They cost money, but aside from a small amount of electricity, take up no resources and are often much more effective. In that regard, I'm ever so slightly biased towards Cisco/Linksys gear, because they use Linux based firmwares.

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