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Is the Windows firewall bad ?


Aethec

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I use CIS mainly for its HIPS component. However the firewall is very useful to me as well. I use it to block all but several ICMP messages.

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For people who do not like the 'complication' that using a software firewall can sometimes bring, windows firewall combined with antivirus and antimalware programs can be a good alternative.

 

Windows 7 seems to have improved its firewall

 

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/how-to-confi...dows-7-firewall

 

Also xp firewall can be altered somewhat to 'tighten' things up

 

http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=218517

 

Also vista

http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=239750

 

You will always get people who like to tinker with settings etc and software firewall can do this, but with safe surfing and good antivirus etc (plus sandboxie if you can) you can be safe with windows build it one.

 

Support contact

https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

support@ccleaner.com

 

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