Does XP's firewall really work? The activity light on my cable modem is very active

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Does XP's firewall really work? The activity light on my cable modem is very active - much more than I'd expect from what I'm doing and much more than when I had a seperate firewall programing running when I had ME.

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This question was answered on May 12, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Is Windows XP's firewall good enough? yes Or you could also try using a two-way firewall.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on May 12, 2003