Firewall

By LyricallyIsane1
Mar 12, 2007
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  1. Does any1 know how to keep the firewall from turnin off? everytime I boot up my system I always have to turn on the firewall & configure it.

    Your help is appreciated
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +19

    What firewall are you using and do you have any antivirus software installed?

    Regards Howard :)
  3. LyricallyIsane1

    LyricallyIsane1 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 30

    I use my regular firewall plus my Zone alarm Internet security suite firewall. But the one im talkin about is the regular firewall Microsoft provided. So everytime time I boot up my system I always have to turn on the firewall cuz it always appears to be turned off. So how can I keep it on or doesn't matter since im usin ZA's firewall?
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +19

    Zonealarm`s firewall will automatically disable the Windows firewall, This is by design, in order to stop any conflicts.

    However, it`s not really a problem as Zonealarm`s firewall is far better than the Windows firewall.

    In any case, you shouldn`t have more than one firewall running at the same time due to possible conflicts.

    Just forget about the Windows firewall altogether and stick with Zonealarm.

    Regards Howard :)
  5. LyricallyIsane1

    LyricallyIsane1 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 30

    Ok thank you Howard. You've very helpful & your're molding me into a better tech.
    Your help is appreciated
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