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#1 doctorbob91

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 07:35 PM

I recently installed AVG firewall.

I now get alerts that certain programs are tying to establish connections.

How do I know which to allow and which are not good?

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#2 m0le

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Posted 07 December 2008 - 08:10 PM

Usually you know when programs are trying to establish a connection because you are finding and actioning them yourself.

If you don't recognise the program or it does not match with what you are trying to do (for instance, you are downloading a game called Knights Move and your firewall tells you that a program called Spy Guard is trying to connect).

If you really don't know then Google the phrases and do the research before you allow it.

Hope that helps :thumbsup:
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