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Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by naveen_venayak, Sep 19, 2004.

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  1. naveen_venayak

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    I just got a new computer and it has a windows firewall built in the security center (win xp). Is this any good? Or am i better of using something like zone alarm, thanks
     
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    While the Windows Firewall has gotten better, it still is not in the league of ZoneAlarm or Sygate which give you many more features and options to use. With third party firewalls you are given the ability to block not only incoming requests but outgoing as well, something that the Windows Firewall does not seem to do yet.
     
  3. naveen_venayak

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    Ok, thanks, i guess ill go with zone alarm then
     
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