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Does the client computer need a firewall?


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I got 2 computers on my network.Both Windows XP.The host's got Comodo firewall installed.Does the client need it too? Or will the host take care of it.Both computers got AVG,Spybot Search and Destroy,and Spyware Blaster.
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If the client PC is able to connect to the internet even when the host is switched off (which is usually the case in most setups) then it needs it's own firewall.
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No the client can't connect when the host is shut off.Wish it could.
Thank you for your answer pip 22.
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