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Want To Run On-line Games With Out Disableing Security


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#1 stoopidzen

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Posted 19 March 2006 - 09:50 AM

all games run well on my xp pent 4
but i have to disable my norton security
i get a xxxx load of security pop ups when it is enabled
i love the game but dont want to risk virus
anyone know on a condom that will keep me safe while playing
or a way to stop remote systems from attempting to access my computer on and/or off-line
i have heard norton sucks and will change if i find something that will let me play in peace
thanks
stoopidzen :thumbsup:

Edited by stoopidzen, 19 March 2006 - 12:56 PM.


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#2 jgweed

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Posted 19 March 2006 - 10:12 AM

I use Sygate Personal Firewall, which takes minimal resources, and does not interfere whilst on-line gaming (currently, WOW, as an example), once properly configured. Links to this and other software firewalls can be found here:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic3616.html

I disable my antivirus while playing on-line. The good thing about having separate firewalls, anti-viruses, and anti-spyware applications is that you can manage each one. Norton seems to have some problems and some people say it is a resource hog.
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John
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