Belkin modem/wireless router & ZoneAlarms

  grumpy-git 15:01 05 Aug 2005
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Since installing the above Belkin device I have noticed there are fewer "intrusions" being blocked by Zone Alarms firewall.

So I assume it is a much safer way to access the internet than the previous simple broadband USB modem as supplied by my ISP??

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Must say I am pleased I decided to ditch the USB modem, as now both my desktop pc's can access the internet (never did work out how to use ICS) and Mrs. G-G is happy as her birthday present laptop can also access the internet via wireless connection.

Probably still be struggling without the help of this forum.

G-G

  LastChip 18:24 05 Aug 2005

It is likely you are receiving the same amount of "intrusions" (ping's) as before, but I suspect your Belkin Router has a built in Firewall, so most of the ping's are being stopped before they ever reach Zone Alarm.

I'm glad Mrs. G-G is happy; love and peace is my motto (peace being the operative word!) ;-)

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