Windows Firewall acts as the first layer of defense against malware, so it is always advisable to keep it turned ‘ON’ – unless you are using a third-party firewall software. If for some unknown reason if you find your Windows [...]
Firewalls, no doubt, are one of the most important components of your computer (network). You know you need a firewall, so that your computer (network) is not visible on the Internet to the bad guys. These are bad guys who [...]
The default Windows Firewall is good. You do not have to configure and mess up with it even initially. Just turn it on and it will take care of your software, computer ports and surroundings (home, office and public places) [...]
Among the many firewalls available in the security market are the router firewalls. Unlike the software firewall, the router firewall attempts and blocks incoming query requests at server level thereby keeping your entire network safe. As the router is the [...]
According to your needs, you can configure Windows 8 Firewall settings (block or open port in Windows 7 or Windows 8 firewall) and restore defaults if you are unsatisfied with the default Windows Firewall settings. However for this, you need [...]
ZoneAlarm the leading firewall for Windows is now offering a combination of Antivirus and a Firewall. Yes, you heard it right. ZoneAlarm by Check Point Software Technologies has launched a new and free security suite that combines the power of [...]
The importance of a firewall cannot be over-emphasized. A Firewall can block threats that your antivirus may miss. Not only that, it can prevent hackers from breaking into your computer! The in-built Windows firewall is great – and just good enough for [...]
Most of the computer users are familiar with the term Firewall. Firewalls are Hardware or Software programs that monitor incoming and outgoing connections analyzing the packet data for malicious behavior. Like the definition says, there are both Software and Hardware Firewall. [...]
We are delighted to giveaway 10 license of Emsisoft Internet Security Pack to the readers of The Windows Club. The Emsisoft Internet Security Pack comprises of Emsisoft AntiMalware & Online Armor Firewall. Emsisoft Anti-Malware includes Antivirus, Anti-Trojan, Anti-Spyware, Anti-Bot and protection. It [...]
The Windows 7 Firewall is quite robust and for most users, its best set to default and let alone to do its job – which it does pretty well! While one can always configure the Windows 7 firewall natively, some [...]
You might find this issue where when you try to turn on Windows Firewall it would say the service is not running. Then when you try to start the Windows Firewall service you’ll get this error message: Windows could not [...]
Windows 7 already has a built in default, free and powerfull firewall. And while Windows 7 now allows you to access the advanced settings, including configuration of filtering for outbound connections, through its Control Panel, Management Console, Netsh utility, or [...]
With Online Armor 5.0, Emsisoft introduces the next major release of the popular Windows Firewall, which is available in a Freeware version and two different shareware versions. Version 5.0 of the PC security solution has a completely reworked user interface [...]
Windows Firewall with Advanced Security (WFAS) in Windows Server 2008 R2, combines a host-based firewall and an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)-compliant implementation of Internet Protocol security (IPsec).
If you find that one of more of the following specified services may fail to start on your computer that is running Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 7, then this article may interest you.
Alert : Your PC may be in danger! Risk: High. Get protection now! Buy XXX! Sounds familiar? These are how most scareware alerts are worded! Scareware are those software with malafide intent, that scare you into buying their products. UPDATE: [...]
Is your Windows Firewall giving you problems? Maybe you get a security warning telling you that the Windows Firewall is turned offand you are unable to start it … or maybe you cannot access shared files or printers. If so, [...]
ZoneAlarm Pro is a powerful firewall software that not only protects your computer from hackers, your personal data by blocking spyware and adware, but also protects your identity with the myVAULT utility, thereby keeping your computer safe.