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lakep7

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how do i know if i have a firewall on my computer? how do i access it if i have one. i had firewall protection with norton but i'm changing to another program and it does not have a firewall.
please advise.
thanks in advance
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do you have xp service pack 2? if so..then you've got a firewall (not a very good one mind you...but it is indeed a firewall)

Three good firewalls that are freeware to boot are ZoneAlarm, Kerio and Sygate

and links to those can be found here http://www.geekstogo...&page=How_did_I
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thanks, i do have xp and service pack 2. what do you use for a firewall?
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well...i'm on a computer at work...so i've actually got 2 seperate hardware firewalls...i don't use software firewalls at work (nor at home...as i'm on dialup...and my computer sucks anyway)
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Zone Alarm Free is a respected firewall

http://www.filehippo...zonealarm_free/

http://www.filehippo...ware/firewalls/
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