I haved installed a wirless router on the computer that has the cable modem

Question

I haved installed a wirless router on the computer that has the cable modem, and a wireless network card on the second computer. We have a firewall on the first computer that is hooked up to the router.

Do I need to install a firewall on the second computer that has the wirless network card?

the first computer is windows98/ the 2nd computer that has the wirless network card is Windows XP

Thanks

Michele Rando

Answer

This question was answered on April 6, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The firewall only protects the computer you installed it in Some routers have a firewall capability, to be in the safe side i suggest you install the firewall in the other computer.

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Posted by jose of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on April 6, 2003