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Help needed to enable Firewall

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by citizen3, Sep 19, 2003.

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  1. citizen3

    citizen3 Thread Starter

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    Greetings:

    I use the HomeEdition XP 5.1 verison. When I check to see if my Firewall is enabled, I can't because it is grayed out. There is not a check in the box saying it is enabled.

    Any suggestions or recommendations would be appreicated.

    Could this have anything to do with the fact I use Cablevision Optonline.net?


    Thanks

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  2. mobo

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    Don't bother, it isn't worth it. Download Zone alarm and get some real protection as the Xp unit is rather worthless..
     
  3. citizen3

    citizen3 Thread Starter

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    Thanks for the Help.


    Martin
     
  4. BillC

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    I agree with Motherboard...go for ZoneAlarm and get full protection, not just incoming traffic. (y)
     
  5. mobo

    mobo

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    The xp firwewall will not give stealth protection like needed by todays standards need..
     
  6. citizen3

    citizen3 Thread Starter

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    I would like to Thank the Members who responded to my request for help. I downloaded Zone Alarm as suggested.

    Martin
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  7. mobo

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    Excellent
     
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