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My suspicion is that Nortons is turning it off, but I don't see anything to back it up.  Has anyone else experienced this?  If not, any suggestions on what else to Can there be any software or hardware damage with two or more firewalls? Posted: 12-Jan-2012 | 2:01PM • Permalink rosede wrote:I've verified with her that she does have Norton Internet Security/Norton Antivirus 2011.  It can't be both.  If it is Norton Internet Security you Daryl Rose SendOfJive Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Feb-2009 Posts: 12,428 Solutions: 728 Kudos: 5,918 Kudos0 Re: Windows XP firewall being mysteriously turning off. his comment is here

This means that the windows firewall and Microsoft Security Essentials should be off/disabled. etaf replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:25 AM Dual Boot XP & 7 mopargary19355 replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:17 AM Email address change etaf replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:00 If you notice, Norton 2010 does not disable Windows Firewall by default, so I don't think it's really a problem. Considerations Firewalls are only the first line of defense against attackers, and anti-virus software is still necessary to block malware completely from affecting your computer. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/windows-xp-firewall-and-norton-internet-security-being-turned

Thanks. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! Posted: 13-Mar-2010 | 11:08AM • Permalink Thank you. Accepted Solution artfreak Super Spyware Scolder8 Reg: 16-Oct-2008 Posts: 431 Solutions: 4 Kudos: 23 Kudos2 Stats Re: Windows firewall and Norton 360 firewall?

Posted: 07-Jan-2012 | 5:27PM • Permalink rosede wrote:My aunt recently installed a Nortons product on her P.C.  I'm not sure exactly which one, but my guess would be Nortons Internet Security/Antivirus. Worms like the Blaster worm tried to connect directly to everyone. NIS has a Smart Firewall and XP has a firewall. Posted: 13-Mar-2010 | 1:51PM • Permalink Win7 has a different Security / Firewall structure and APIs.  The Firewall in Win7 will show  a status of on but a certified (Win7 compatible

Me Too0 Last Comment Replies TheSaber007 Contributor4 Reg: 01-Jun-2012 Posts: 48 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 6 Kudos1 Stats Re: Norton Smart Firewall vs Windows Firewall Posted: 25-Jun-2012 | 12:03PM • Permalink Easiest Staff Online Now etaf Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > All Other Software > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members I always understood that PC-illin is good. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/windows-firewall-and-norton-360-firewall However, Windows has come with its own solid firewall since Windows XP SP2, and it's more than good enough.

Thanks also to TheSaber007 for your help . -Jenna SendOfJive Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Feb-2009 Posts: 12,428 Solutions: 728 Kudos: 5,918 Kudos0 Re: Norton Smart Firewall vs Windows Firewall Posted: 25-Jun-2012 Advertisement Recent Posts Not computer tech savvy need... NIS will disable those parts of Windows Defender that are a problem but the remainder of the program is still used by the OS. BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK Windows 10's Settings Are a Mess, and Microsoft Doesn't Seem to Care How to Fax a Document From Your Smartphone 7 Ways To Free Up Disk Space

Microsoft says this is useful when using a public network such as a Wi-Fi hotspot; it allows most communication programs to operate correctly. Daryl Me Too0 Last Comment Replies Dick Evans Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 08-Apr-2008 Posts: 12,992 Solutions: 431 Kudos: 1,473 Kudos1 Stats Re: Windows XP firewall being mysteriously turning off. They'll pop up a box when an application first initiates an outgoing connection. The Windows Security Center clearly states that two or more firewalls can cause conflicts: Yaso_Kuuhl Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 19-Feb-2009 Posts: 5,736 Solutions: 198 Kudos: 1,611 Kudos0 Re: Windows firewall and

When You Would Want a Third-Party Firewall By default, the Windows firewall only does what's really important: block incoming connections. http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/how-to-disable-firewall-in-windows-xp.html You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion windows xp firewall and Norton's Connect with him on Google+. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.

Running 2 can cripple your machine or at least slow it down and cause funky reactions. A third-party firewall is a power-user tool -- not an essential piece of security software. Advertisement Wheely34 Thread Starter Joined: Nov 19, 2004 Messages: 293 Which one is better to use. weblink Posted: 11-Mar-2010 | 4:58PM • Permalink What about the firewall which defaults to "on" on my Linksys router.

Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. My windows firewall is turned on - no problems at all. Posted: 13-Mar-2010 | 11:51AM • Permalink We recently had a discussion on the COMCAST Forums re: runing two software firewalls.  This is what I found out: Just for grins, I checked

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I've searched for nearly an hour and came up with very little info. SendOfJive Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Feb-2009 Posts: 12,428 Solutions: 728 Kudos: 5,918 Kudos2 Stats Re: AntiVirus and Windows Firewall Posted: 10-Nov-2010 | 5:28PM • Permalink Hi pres08, There is a conflict Does that conflict still exist? Wheely34, Nov 3, 2005 #1 Byteman Gone but Never Forgotten Joined: Jan 24, 2002 Messages: 17,742 Hi, In general, yes, the 3rd party firewalls are better, even when you are using

This is useful to detect tough malware like tdds through their malicious calls to the host computer. Windows XP Firewall or Norton Firewall? Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty Images Related Articles 1 The Best Firewall for OS X 2 Does BitDefender Antivirus Have Firewall Protection? 3 How to Turn Off the Firewall on Norton Anti Virus 4 Does check over here You can get by with the Microsoft products only but they will not be fast or easy to make small changes to a small program.  Also they don't always get update

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This means that both inbound and outbound traffic is monitored as opposed to just inbound. There are plenty of free firewalls, why pay Symantec for headaches? Recently her Windows XP firewall just mysteriously started turning off.  I did  a little poking around on her machine and could not find any issues.  I looked in the Nortons logs yank Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 02-Dec-2009 Posts: 14,146 Solutions: 605 Kudos: 3,315 Kudos0 Re: Windows firewall and Norton 360 firewall?

Should I leave this on along with the Norton 360 firewall? View accepted solution jenna23 Contributor4 Reg: 11-Mar-2011 Posts: 17 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Norton Smart Firewall vs Windows Firewall Posted: 25-Jun-2012 | 8:34AM • 7 Replies • Permalink Hi, Please The Windows firewall is solid and trustworthy. Internal and external drives.- Laptop specs: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+ 2Ghz, 3Gb RAM, Vista Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 2, ATI 3100.

My suspicion is that Nortons is turning it off, but I don't see anything to back it up.  Has anyone else experienced this?  If not, any suggestions on what else to From a 5.8-inch OLED display, reports of wireless charging and even a 3D scanner for facial recognition, it's all here. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Replies are locked for this thread.

While people can quibble about the Microsoft Security Essentials/Windows Defender virus detection rate, the Windows firewall does just as good a job of blocking incoming connections as other firewalls.