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Hello Geeks,

I have some question about the Firewall(s).

1. I use now Windows Firewall but is this safe when you are on an sucure network.
2. If you recmommed an other Firewall, what one? Online Armor Free or ZoneAlarm Free?

Thanks for the help,
Boter :whistling:
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Stick with the Windows Firewall Boter. :thumbsup:
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Are you sure it is safe because since I use 5 days in a week an unsucure network. (School and train)... :upset:
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You don't mention what your Anti Virus is but I run Avast which works in real time unlike Malwarebytes and if I mistakenly stray onto a dodgy page then Avast will warn me of it.

I'm not saying that the Windows Firewall is fine simply because I have nothing better to do Boter.

Trust me mate it's ok.
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Hmm, I do it this time. Thanks! :wub:
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Prior to Windows Vista, we did not recommend the Windows Firewall as it only blocked incoming traffic, and a two-way firewall is preferable. Starting with Vista, the firewall was enhanced to block both incoming and outgoing traffic, making it a reasonable choice as a firewall. While you could install a 3rd party firewall, some of them can become quite cumbersome, involving a lot of manual setup or causing performance issues.
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So in Windows 8, the WF is safe?
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Yes Boter even though I think you meant FW. :thumbsup:
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Yes Boter even though I think you meant FW. :thumbsup:

WF and FW is the same: FireWall or WallFire.. :)

How can I "edit" it?
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We all knew what you meant Boter worry not mate.

Click on the Edit button if you make a mistake in future.
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No, I mean firewall settings.
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Personally I recommend that you leave them alone Boter but if you still want to tamper then simply go into Control Panel/ Windows Firewall.
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Why must I leave it alone?
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Have a read of this mate.

http://www.technoon....-windows-8.html
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Have a read of this mate.

http://www.technoon....-windows-8.html

Thank you! :wub:
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