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Offline stam1na

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Firewall confusion
« on: October 01, 2014, 08:56:46 PM »
I have Avast internet security 2015.10.0.2201 katest beta 3 installed. I am using windows 7 home premium 64bit.

Does windows firewall still has to be enabled even though AIS has firewall? Windows security center recommends turning off windows firewall, so I am kinda confused... Plus, my wireless router has firewall enabled. I have connected my computer straight to the http://www.genexis.eu/products/drg700-residential-gateway home gateway.
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Re: Firewall confusion
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2014, 02:14:01 AM »
No, only one good firewall is enough.
A software firewall is not good.
Get a good hardware firewall.

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Re: Firewall confusion
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2014, 12:20:28 PM »
Get a good hardware firewall.

Well, can you recommend one?
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Re: Firewall confusion
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2014, 02:27:34 PM »
Get a good hardware firewall.

Well, can you recommend one?
You already have one in your router