Tell me how to protect my computer

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Tell me how to protect my computer

Postby willmiller on Sat Jan 20, 2007 2:23 am

I have the firewall that came with my windows. I want a better. What is a VERY good firewall i can download and use for free that dosen't slow down my computer?
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RE: Tell me how to protect my computer

Postby scrumpy on Sat Jan 20, 2007 10:41 am

willmiller

EnGarde Linux makes a VERY good firewall to put between your PC and the Internet.

For your PC :

Comodo Personal Firewall
http://www.personalfirewall.comodo.com/

Not sure about if Comodo will slow your machine or not, if you try it please tell how you got on with it (if you use it).

Unfortunately none of the Windows firewalls are 100% secure, although some come very close.
http://www.matousec.com/projects/window ... esults.php

The safer route is to install one of the many versions of Linux for the desktop that are available then learn how to set up the firewall for the PC, then run EnGarde inbetween the PC and the net. That's secure.

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