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AVAST firewall
« on: June 13, 2014, 07:08:59 PM »
I'm in a bit of a quandary. I recently updated AVAST from the free version to the Internet Security version as i wanted a good firewall (am running Windows XP). I had been told and also read somewhere that you don't want to have two firewalls running at the same time (can cause problems) and so i disabled the Windows firewall after upgrading AVAST. However, subsequent to that, i was talking to the AVAST tech support and was told that i should run them both at the same time. This makes no sense! What does the community recommend?

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Re: AVAST firewall
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2014, 07:20:38 PM »
With XP it makes no difference as Avast (to the best of my knowledge) utilises some of the windows firewall functions