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Whats a good firewall to go with windows defender on win 8

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    Whats a good firewall to go with windows defender on win 8


    Hi all i have win 8.1 and use windows defender and have been using the windows firewall but i never get any promps for outbound stuff so was looking for a better firewall to use what is a good one to use with the built in windows defender Someone told me comodo firewall was a good one.

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    It is very configurable. It takes some getting used to at first. Make a restore point before installing just in case you don't like it.

    You can look at the user manual for it here & decide if you want to try it:

    http://help.comodo.com/uploads/helpers/Comodo_Internet%20Security_ver.6.3_User_Guide.pdf


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    is it hard to uninstall is that why make a restore point
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    It will make changes to your system. For that reason make a restore point to avoid any possible problems.
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    is this the same thing as that internet security Firewall | Download Free Firewall Software From Comodo
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    Yes.

    It also comes with a program called Defense Plus. The firewall & defense plus work together. As I said, it is very configurable.

    Anytime you install new software, it's a good idea to make a restore point before doing so.

    Read though the user manual & you'll get an idea of all the various settings & capabilities.
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    is better then windows firewall i take it then
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    Not necessarily better. It's more configurable. Most people use Windows built in firewall without any problems. It's your choice.
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    ok thanks
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    There are some tutorials for Windows firewall if your interested in checking those out

    Windows 8 - Tutorial Index
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