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Old 07-08-2007, 04:58 AM   #1
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what does firewall do and what will it protect me from and is it worth having?
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Old 07-08-2007, 05:15 AM   #2
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Found in about a second from google.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firewall_(networking)
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Old 07-08-2007, 06:37 AM   #3
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yes you need a firewall, theres no doubt about it. it will protect your computer from unwanted visitors and threats
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Old 07-08-2007, 03:24 PM   #4
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yes mate u need a firewall but the built in 1 on windows will do just fine.

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router firewall is very effective.
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yes mate u need a firewall but the built in 1 on windows will do just fine.

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depends what you do on the net. id only trust the windows one for light web browsing, not much more. this is the xp one btw
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yh sorry i jus ment coz most ppl are behind router firewalls aswell nowadays so in that case windows firewall is good
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yep i am behind my router firewall on xp using only xp firewall and so far no probs
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