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Offline Klauwkikker

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Windows 7 firewall and Avast Internet security
« on: May 27, 2012, 08:37:26 AM »
I use the firewall from Avast IS. Should turn the windows 7 firewall off?
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Offline AntiVirusASeT

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Re: Windows 7 firewall and Avast Internet security
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2012, 09:15:05 AM »
it is not necessary to turn windows 7 firewall off. avast firewall co-exists with windows firewall (it is a special case, thus this statement is not true for most other 3rd party firewalls).

Offline Pondus

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Re: Windows 7 firewall and Avast Internet security
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2012, 09:16:46 AM »
they say the IS firewall is designed to co work with winfirewall......... but i turn off

Offline tuddy

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Re: Windows 7 firewall and Avast Internet security
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2012, 01:20:26 PM »
Iv'e Been Running Both F/walls and have had no problems with xp or win 7...... :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
« Last Edit: May 27, 2012, 01:24:38 PM by tuddy »

Offline Lisandro

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Re: Windows 7 firewall and Avast Internet security
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2012, 05:43:13 PM »
Windows Firewall cover ipv6 which avast does not afaik.
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Offline Mike Mullarkey

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Re: Windows 7 firewall and Avast Internet security
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2012, 04:04:45 PM »
Hi i have internet security in windows 7 64bit and the firewall will not start. I have turned window firewall off and still will not sart, The error i get is Firewall not available! when i hit the turn on button.

Offline JuninhoSlo

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Re: Windows 7 firewall and Avast Internet security
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2012, 09:23:10 PM »
Hi i have internet security in windows 7 64bit and the firewall will not start. I have turned window firewall off and still will not sart, The error i get is Firewall not available! when i hit the turn on button.

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