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Hey there Guys its pretty much in the title. Also any other Software apps for Vista that you may reccomend are good also .
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software firewalls are a joke.. use a router.. and doesnt vista come stock with a firewall .. if it does.. disable it and use the router
    
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What Kind of Answere is that ?. Anyways as for Software Firewall anyone ?
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maybe zone alarm? definitely use something, i used vista for 2 weeks with no antivirus or firewall and i was getting popups constantly.
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Bitdefender 10. (dont know 10.XXX) But i had that when i was on vista.
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Well Im looking for something with Vista support. I know some XP apps work O sim wondering if mt Norton 2005 will be ok.
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What Kind of Answere is that ?. Anyways as for Software Firewall anyone ?
that is the best answer to your question... .. do you not have a router already .. if not then use the built in 2 way firewall for vista.. its probably going to be your best solution if you dont desire to use that one you can go with pc-cillin internet security .. or nortons antivirus package but when it comes down to it nothing beats a router.. software firewalls are really easy to exploit

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http://labnol.blogspot.com/2006/04/z...ows-vista.html

nice little read.. also zonealarm for vista is what a lot of people seem to use its free and easy to setup
    
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I Use to have a router..However changed ISP......I dont need a router anymore im fine..However thanks for the software info im going to try Norton is 05
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Personally, I hate norton - it has always seemed a resource-hog. I would use ZoneAlarm vista release if I had no router.
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I Use to have a router..However changed ISP......I dont need a router anymore im fine..However thanks for the software info im going to try Norton is 05
im confused with how changing an isp means ya dont need the router.. your a smart guy enterprise all your post and stuff show it.. if your on the net you need a router ... wait.. unless you went to dialup then i can understand
    
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