Need advice on settings of a Firewall.

By akshay
Aug 14, 2003
  1. After getting infected by MSBLAster, I decided to intall a firewall as well, Today when I did the virus scan again, It found two viruses, named W32 Randex.E
    The AV says it cannot be deleted, so it'ss itting in quarentine.
    What should I do?
    The firwall I installed is OUTPOST, the free version, should I install some other fire wall? What really is teh difference between the hardware based Firewall and the one that I have.
    I tried to activate the firewall in XP, it started with teh networks deal, which said that this option will let you set up networks, and configure Firewalls.
    I have XP professional.
    The comp is running fine, but don't know for how long.
  2. kapsi

    kapsi TS Rookie Posts: 29

    I would advise installing Norton Internet Security - I have been using it since a few days and it works GOOD has been able to detect intrusions and even has a FIREWALL ... so its GREAT!

    TRY IT !

    - Kapil
  3. akshay

    akshay TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 35

    Will look in to that.
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837

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