Running ESET Personal Firewall; turn off Windows firewall?

Discussion in 'ESET Smart Security' started by okieman, Oct 6, 2011.

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  1. okieman

    okieman Registered Member

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    Since I moved to a new apartment, I have a DSL connection that isn't as fast. I'm trying to cut back on anything that slows Internet traffic. Since I have both ESET Personal Firewall and the Windows XP Pro firewall both running, do I really need the Windows firewall?
     
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    dwomack Eset Staff Account

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    ESET Smart Security should automatically turn off the Windows Firewall. If it hasn't shut off Windows Firewall, it might be a good idea to do that.
     
  3. okieman

    okieman Registered Member

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    Will do; thanks!
     
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    It will not fully turn of the Win Firewall service as if you do choose to disable it fully you cannot change some settings in Home groups and Sharing centre!
     
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