Routers firewall

  clucker 20:55 20 Oct 2003

Q: What type of firewall is the router equipped with?
A: The router uses NAT and TCP/IP port inspections

This is an extract from the faq's of the "Linksys BEFSR41 V.2" cable router,is this a reliable way to Firewall my 2 connected pc's.
one with win 98 se, the other with XP.

  fitshase 21:25 20 Oct 2003

Any hardware firewall is effective. You could also use it in conjunction with another firewall (software) in order to be totally safe (remember that nothing is 100% safe).



  clucker 21:29 20 Oct 2003

I also have the free zonealarm, but i cant seem to get my home network running with it

  MichelleC 09:42 21 Oct 2003

Try Kerio (free), it may be more compatible than ZA.

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