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Is Windows Firewall Recomended?


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#1 qpnguyen

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 03:12 PM

or i should use the ones recomened on this site

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 05:06 PM

I would use the ones recommended on this site. Windows Firewall does not protect your computer from outgoing traffic; it is only a basic firewall.

Here are some good free recommended firewalls (CHOOSE ONE):

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 05:30 PM

thanks dude :thumbsup:

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 05:41 PM

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 05:44 PM

When you opt for a third party program that offers both inbound and outbound protection, be sure to disable the Windows Firewall.
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Posted 23 November 2007 - 09:20 PM

Well my only real gripe with it ,til Vista, Is it only has inbound traffic monitoring. That meaning ,if your PC does gets syware etc.. the info being sent out is not tracked.
The firewall isnít full featured firewall. Normal firewalls allow you to control each TCP and UDP port specifically. The XP firewall doesnít give have this ability. Also it's logging capabilities are not to great either.
So I would use a third party. I recommend the Comodo wall.
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