vista firewall

  25paul 10:49 11 Feb 2007
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Is the Vista firewall any better than the XP one or is it advisable to get something else ?

  anskyber 10:55 11 Feb 2007

The Vista firewall is a two way firewall rather than inbound only for XP. How it compares, well I have not read side by side comparisons.

  25paul 11:39 11 Feb 2007

thanks anskyber.

  Kate B 14:13 11 Feb 2007

I haven't added a third-party firewall to my install. Remember also that if you use a router, you've got a hardware firewall. I might run Shields Up sometime today to see what that reports but I think I'm pretty confident with the Vista + hardware firewall. The fewer things on my system the better, I feel. I want to keep this install as clean as possible.

  25paul 19:15 11 Feb 2007

thanks Kate.

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