Online Gaming Without Firewall On

By tech4ward
Nov 18, 2005
  1. Hi all,Just joined the forum today:)
    Kinda of a noob here,but not so new to computers.
    Are there any substantial risks to playing online without my firewall on?(UT)
    The reason i ask is simple.With the firewall on my ping stinks,with it off its great!
  2. kirock

    kirock TS Rookie Posts: 1,221

    I do it all the time, I feel the chances of a gamig server being infected is low. As soon as I log off the game I turn my Firewalll back on.
  3. Parrey

    Parrey TS Rookie

    Thats what i do ,i hate having to configure my firewall and keep testing it for hours so i just turn it off when i'm playing
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