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Router/Firewall question...

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by IndyGunFreak, Nov 19, 2005.

  1. IndyGunFreak

    IndyGunFreak

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    I just got cable access last week(SOOOo much better than dial up), and everything is going along swimmingly. Just a couple questions...

    I'm using a Netgear FVS114 ProSafe VPN Firewall. I ran a port scan that D.C. posted a couple weeks ago (http://scan.sygate.com:443/cgi-bin/probe/stealthscan.cgi )and I'm coming back "blocked" on everything. I'm using the standard Windows XP Firewall now, but was thinking I might download Zonealarm. According to the test site though, all is working well right now.

    Any other concerns I should have???

    Thanks all..

    IGF
     
  2. vanRichten

    vanRichten

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    I personally don't like software firewalls. I would recomend just keeping the Netgear in place and running with it. I don't even use the XP "firewall" anymore...
     

  3. johnstrr

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    You're good with just those two... just keep the updates going (firmware for the router also) and be smart.