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  • Started 6 years ago by HASH
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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

true utorent is a beauty, it also boosts ur download speed.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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yep and then you only need one downloader for all your needs

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

yeah, i have only utorrent installed but i used the other downloaders in the past

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

Top five Firewalls used:

1. COMODO FIREWALL PRO 3.0 ( currently using, no virus attacks since installed!)
2. McAfee Security Suite 2007 ( payed, and used from the end of 2006 till last December, was preety gud, but i hated to continuous asks to upgrade and pay etc)
3. Norton Antivirus 2003 (first virus protection i ever had, came with my first computer, pentium 2 lol :))
4.Trend Micro PCcillin ( i saw no effect in this)
5. ZoneAlarm ( computer froze after installing so i removed it)

Write down ur top five used firewalls in the past!

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

ya i use the windows firewall on my main pc but for my other i use mcafee don't have to pay though

the only reason that i don't use on main is that it uses up a lot of mem space to run it

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HASH
HASH
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lol yeah. but windows firewall doesnt do much for a main computer

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jd2066
jd2066
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@HASH: What do you mean by that? Windows Firewall always seemed good enough too me.

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

well its just a single firewall, of course i have it enabled for extra protection, but i also use comodo over it for more features like IP masking, blocking allowing certain programs, and more

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mpc104
mpc104
Posts: 286

if you are running vista the firewall works in and out.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

You should never run 2 Firewalls at the same time!

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

seems to be fine for me too to just use the windows firewall

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mpc104
mpc104
Posts: 286

right, i was talking about the vista firewall that comes with all vista computers

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

i think it was jd who said that the windows one works just fine

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Windows Firewall is fine. Hash is running 2 Firewalls, hence my post

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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

If you want an extra firewall, use a router (even if you hard wire to it). They have built in firewalls.
http://www.firewallguide.com/hardware.htm

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

i was saying that to mpc

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mpc104
mpc104
Posts: 286

my bad, thought hash was talking about a one way firewall.

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

Lol, i use the vista firewall and also comodo firewall pro, whats wrong with that? I havent experienced any problems or speed problems and my computer is safe. But last night when i clean installed xp, i have decided use only the windows firewall and as antivirus the AVG free edition.

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whs
whs
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HASH, you are lucky. Many Firewalls are in each others way and create undesirable effects. Try e.g. the Vista and Norton Internet Security Firewalls together. You would not be talking to us any more - but maybe you would be extra safe. If you are so concerned about malware, get Norton Ghost14.

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HASH
HASH
Posts: 207

whs, I use Spybot Search and Destroy for malware, adware, spyware protection.

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