do i need Zonealarm or is xp's firewall good

By dustin_ds3000
Oct 28, 2007
  1. i have blackice and Zonealarm pro on cd but not installed. i been using xp's firewall for some time now and i was wondering if im at risk
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    I definitely recommend you use a third party firewall.

    The Windows firewall isn`t very good and won`t protect your pc as good as a third party firewall will.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 869   +8

    i just installed blackice and i have Avast Pro installed too so im protected
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Providing you take sensible precautions, you should be fine.

    You might want to take a look at this thread HERE. It`ll give you some good ideas on how to keep your system more secure.

    Regards Howard :)
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