Filtering capibilities

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by Soldout, Nov 21, 2008.

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  1. Soldout

    Soldout Registered Member

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    Hello!
    I need a firewall for my win xp (just a lightweight packet filter! no hips firewalls and all in 1 products :D) and i was wondering wich firewall has better filtering capibilities (and a good SPI implementation) ?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. vijayind

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  3. Fly

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    Somewhere else on this forum - don't ask me where- there is a thread that concludes with the Windows XP (properly configured, especially when wireless) providing good inbound protection.

    Outbound protection is a different matter.
     
  4. JRViejo

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    Fly, were you thinking about Stem's Windows XP firewall thread?

    Soldout, it's an excellent tutorial, if you want to use your XP's own FW.
     
  5. alex_s

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    Build-in firewall can filter packets pretty well. What kind of filtering do you need and what do you expect from SPI ?
     
  6. Soldout

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    I don't need any kind of specific filtering.I just want a decent TCP/UDP/ICMP filtering as well as a decent SPI(one that does a proper job.i don't have the knowledge to get in technical stuff about it).

    I have just read Stem tutorial wich is pretty awsome (thanks JRViejo for posting the link) and i think i will go with the windows built-in firewall, its probably enough for what i need.

    Thanks everyone for the help.
     
  7. firzen771

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    if u just want a simple and extremely effective firewall i strongly suggest Look n Stop firewall.
     
  8. JRViejo

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    Soldout, you're welcome. Take care.
     
  9. Fly

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    Yes :)
     
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