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Is Windows Firewall with the in built BT Home Hub 5 firewall enough?


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#1 Windows10User

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 03:09 PM

Hi,

 

I was wondering if Windows Firewall is enough to protect my systems, if not any suggestions?

I also have a BT firewall at the router level.  



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Posted 18 February 2018 - 10:38 AM

Yes a NAT router and Windows default firewall is a good combination.


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Posted 24 March 2018 - 08:31 PM

I have been reading over quite a bit of this subject here. I am glad Bleeping Computer has so much information. I am quite advanced when it comes to firewalls, AV, etc. I recently was using a front end to Windows Firewall and it caused a major head ache for me with the last windows update. My store, all apps just quit working. My Action Center would not work as well as the start menu. 

 

I ended up doing a Windows "refresh" and got things working (removed the front end prior). After reading here on this subject I will just use Windows Firewall with my Windows 10 and feel completely safe about it. I am behind an NAT router with its own firewall as well. 



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Posted 09 April 2018 - 10:31 PM

Yes a NAT router and Windows default firewall is a good combination.

I agree  :)  .


Edited by daveydoom, 09 April 2018 - 10:31 PM.

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