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Is the built-in firewall that comes with XP good enough? I've used Zonealarm but started having problems with it and went back to thje Windows firewall. I also use the free Avast for virus protection.
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Howdy:

The Windows firewall monitors traffic one way only.. You would be better served getting Sygate's Free personal firewall and installing it..

Sygate has it well hidden on their site but a little digging will find it.. :tazz:

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Howdy:

The Windows firewall monitors traffic one way only.. You would be better served getting Sygate's Free personal firewall and installing it..

Sygate has it well hidden on their site but a little digging will find it.. :tazz:

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Isn't Sygate being discontinued since Symantec bought the company?
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Not that I know of.. Just installed it on my daughters system about a week ago..

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Not that I know of.. Just installed it on my daughters system about a week ago..

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I did a little more searching and found out it's being discontinued. It'll still work, just no more updates.
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No new versions doesn't really bother me at all..

And, if it is anything like PowerQuest and Partition Magic after Symantec bought them out, there will be a Symantec Firewall shortly (Sygate renamed) !!

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