Need some help w/FW's and AV.

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by jrspie, Oct 10, 2006.

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  1. jrspie

    jrspie Registered Member

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    Hi, I tried to post this earlier but it didn't make it to the forum. I don't know why. I'll try again.
    I use a pc w/XP Home, SP2. Have Verizon DSL through a Westell 327w box. And Prevx1.
    I can get info online about how to tighten up the FW in the Westell.
    But I need a firewall that doesn't leak or terminate too easily. If I have to learn how to write rules, I will.
    I'm now trying Comodo. It leaks. Badly.
    I also am using NOD32, which just is not user friendly.
    So I'm looking for a strong AV that's not a hog on resources.
    I'm disabled and need to protect what I've got.
    Hope somebody can help.
    Thanks,
    jrspie
     
  2. WSFuser

    WSFuser Registered Member

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    isnt this your other thread:

    Of FW's, AV, leak tests, terminations etc.,

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    for a different firewall, u can try the new Outpost v4. it includes preset rules for many (but not all) programs so u dont have to write them. its also beefed up in the anti-leak department.

    as for nod32, have u gone through Blackspear's tutorial? it will guide u through installation and configuration of nod32 for maximum protection and minimum intervention.

    and if u must try another antivirus, id suggest either KAV 6 or Antivir.
     
  3. Detox

    Detox Retired Moderator

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    Several replies to the other thread (linked by WSFuser) so I'll lock this one down.
     
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