How do I find my firewall??

  karatekid20297 20:20 10 Jan 2007

Hi there
Sorry for sounding so stupid, but how do I find a firewall on my computer? I have windows 98 and have the free avg installed. I am trying to download music videos etc from 360 share and it keeps saying that a firewall is installed and therefore prohibiting it from connecting...
Any ideas..
Many Thanks

  Belatucadrus 20:38 10 Jan 2007

With W98 it'll have to be third party firewall so you could try Active security monitor click here& I think amongst other things it can identify a firewall as well as giving your PC security settings the once over.

  karatekid20297 20:45 10 Jan 2007

Thanks, but that only works for winodws Xp and above.

  Belatucadrus 21:07 10 Jan 2007

click here Belarc advisor is W98 compatible, but more generalised in the areas it covers.

  Totally-braindead 22:11 10 Jan 2007

Further to Belatucadrus post it will be listed under software.

  [email protected] 09:38 11 Jan 2007

hi, i have some problems with games updates detecting a firewall, it appears theres a hardware one in my router, bt home hub, i have to live with this as i have no idea how to configure it! i still get updates, just a little slower, so your problem may be the router

  SLAYER 19:43 12 Jan 2007

This might help you with your problem.

click here

Scroll down to How do I access the BT Home Hub Manager so I can make changes to my settings?

  [email protected] 20:24 12 Jan 2007

didnt think i could do it without reloading all the bt yahoo junk! thanks again

  STREETWORK 20:35 12 Jan 2007

How are you connecting, router, modem??

It could be the firewall built in...

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