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Have you had any problems? Norton used to make great products, but System Works in particular and Norton in general became bloated and intrusive and I remove them from every PC I work on. I'm using Norton Security and it's firewall. However, you can use a hardware firewall (a router) and a software firewall (i.e. have a peek at this web-site

If you decide to use that, please read the warning before you use it. PLEASE HELP !! by Carol~ Forum moderator / March 6, 2008 1:25 PM PST In reply to: Thanks Paranoiddude..I don't know how much more I can really add, since I'm unfamiliar with the products. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

We will email you a link to recover your password. Symantec refers to their IWP as a "mini-firewall". Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Unlike some 3rd-party Firewalls which can often bombard users with confusing prompts, Norton's Firewall is configured to require no, or minimal user interaction.

I have my microsoft updates scheduled automatically. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. If not Norton, then what? I would uninstall all Norton products and get AVG free and Windows Defender and make sure the Windows Firewall is turned on.

Norton 360 comes with a software firewall which is why Windows Firewall isn't necessary. Tried uninstall again and success. I'm not familiar with the Norton 360 user interface. Carol Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - two software firewalls by paranoiddude / March 7, 2008 4:09 AM PST In reply to: You're welcome..

fairnooks, Nov 12, 2007 #6 makomyday325 Thread Starter Joined: Jul 19, 2005 Messages: 96 Thanks everyone for your input. Windows 10 Pro 64-bit / Norton Security v.22.9.x bjm_ Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Sep-2008 Posts: 13,891 Solutions: 283 Kudos: 2,038 Kudos0 Re: Norton & Windows Firewalls clashing causing Store problems Posted: I'm a Windows firewall user, but I should add that I have a NAT router, which provides a lot of protection in itself. Forum Editor 14:38 18 Dec 05 If you can let us know that we're more likely to be able to offer advice.

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  6. I now have a problem accessing the internet when the firewall are turned on.
  7. What is being blocked by the Smart Firewall?
  8. I may be wrong, but I believe with the Firewall Service still running, it would permit the Windows Firewall to begin running if Norton Firewall was disabled/Norton program removed. @SendOfJive  may

What also puzzles me is why this issue has suddenly appeared, after using the W8.1 Tablet with Norton for several months without having Firewall difficulties. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-firewall-norton-together.650848/ Further more the IP address is from a russian polytech universitywww.spbstu.ru And we know how much stuff is going on there with hacking and all. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Is it not the case that Norton switches off Windows Firewall if it detects it, or am I mistaken about this?

With that being said, it's always been understood to ALWAYS have the Windows Firewall turned off in all three network setups, when there's another firewall installed like Norton, McAfee and the http://midsolutions.org/windows-firewall/windows-firewall-ballon-says-not-on.html I can venture some guesses as to what I think it means, but that's all it would be. the main problem is that the Norton AV2008 indicates that it has a mini firewall (which they call internet worm protection) So it's not real clear if the Norton AV2008 is I did not use the Windows Firewall because it did not have the protection offered by other firewalls.You write that you are not able to get a clear answer anywhere and

The lock is useless, if you (unknowingly) open the door and "allow" a stranger in. Thanks for the info. When you said, "except that my NAV is 2008", I presume you did so because the thread referenced NAV 2007. Source I really like its "immunize" feature.

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Local time:12:14 AM Posted 27 June 2012 - 10:25 PM To NoKno, On Norton Internet Security, it has a smart firewall and a full firewall, when I turned this on, I That error code concerns the Windows Firewall Service which, as was stated earlier, is not the same thing as the Windows Firewall itself, and needs to be running.  Here is the I just want to state that you always want to keep the nasty people out or you are hosed no matter what. Thanks.

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Am I better served with the Windows firewall than Norton?