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Firewall and antivirus

By circusboy01
Jan 21, 2011
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  1. I got a notice on my Pc that my windows firewall and my PC tools firewall were both on.
    so I turned off my windows firewall (Don't know how it got turned on in the first place.)
    After that I clicked on security and found that Avast and windows defender were both on.Am I right in thinking that they should not be running at the same time? CB
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,342   +622

    basically YES

    Only one Firewall should be active

    Only one A/V product to scan Email and Weblinks should be active.

    It is common to have more than one A/V installed, just be sure than only one is active.
     
  3. circusboy01

    circusboy01 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 799   +16

    That's what I thought. Next question. How do I turn Windows Defender off? Not uninstall just off. Thanks CB
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,342   +622

    don't have so can't comment

    anyone ????????
     
  5. circusboy01

    circusboy01 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 799   +16

    I'm guessing "don't have" Is short for "dont have a clue how to turn off Bit Defender"
    and " can't comment" means You can't answer the question.:haha::grinthumb
     
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,342   +622

    don't have ~= not installed

    can't comment ~= refuse to :eek: self :wave:
     
  7. circusboy01

    circusboy01 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 799   +16

    Oh O.K.:eek:
     

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