The firewall is one of the most fundamental components of PC security — and it’s the least understood by the average computer user.
The conventional wisdom is to never run more than one antivirus program at a time and never run multiple anti-spyware apps together — so why do we routinely rely on both hardware and software firewalls?
- Win7 didn’t warn me its firewall was running
Loungemember Roderunner, a bit annoyed that Windows 7 runs its firewall by default, wants to know how many firewalls other Lounge members run on their PCs. That simple question started a long discussion about hardware and software firewalls and whether Win7′s is the best choice. More»
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