WinPatrol?

Discussion in 'ESET NOD32 Antivirus' started by jamtoday, Jul 17, 2010.

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  1. jamtoday

    jamtoday Guest

    Hi

    I’ve recently done a system recovery on my old VAIO PC (512MB RAM). I‘m using NOD32 with Windows XP Firewall.

    I’m aware that Windows Firewall is only one way but I’ve tried third-party firewalls and ended up with problems of one sort or another. Would a program like WinPatrol provide any benefit?

    Thanks for any advice.
     
  2. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    See the features that WinPatrol offers, it is entirely opt-in.

    ESET offers ESET Smart Security or ESS this offers a third-party firewall, if that interests you.

    Support for ESS is Here
     
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  3. focus

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    A router with Windows firewall is good. You do not get as robust outgoing firewall protection as some of the others but you are fairly safe in terms of incoming threats. WinPatrol is not a firewall, I have it on all the time and it will tell me if something tries to add to the startup programs, but I view it more as an informational tool.
     
  4. siljaline

    siljaline Former Poster

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    Most if not all current routers have firewall rules built-in, the features of WinPatrol have already been posted in this thread.
    We thank you for your comments

     
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