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Those systems are basically "read-only." I only open up 21 a few times a year when I have major files to FTP from work. SP2 DISABLE FIREWALL Disable firewall from regestry settings in windows XP SP2 Firewall ON/OFF Windows Firewall in Xp/SP2 Help - can't enable or disable firewall How to disable Windows Firewall service Next, choose the specific firewall you're going to install on your PC to replace the XP firewall. Any video transfers I do are outbound to an FTP server on a VPN connection...but they do take HOURS sometimes. get redirected here

Reply With Quote 11-16-2002,04:43 AM #5 yngwie98 View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Hammerhead Shark Join Date Oct 2000 Location West Chester, PA, USA Posts 1,932 Unless they improved XP's I changed the port and limited access to users who have my cellphone provider's IP address. SM never seemed to be all that important to me. Tried McAfee - it constantly stopped working for me and required reinstalls.

And this includes the more recent SP2 version. If it yes, then windows xp probably did this by default. Ron Message Edited by Raideron on 02-16-2008 03:27 PM February 16th, 2008 #8 oldsod View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Senior Member Join Date Dec 2005 Location Canada Posts 9,006

I guess I'll just try to see what happens by assigning them both the same port number... No I have not found anything relating to NIS?? How Firewalls Work And Security Terms Explained. Nothings, changed, just the default settings switched on by Windows XP.

What are their System Requirements ? I have tested the routers firewalls til I'm blue in the face and it's always stealth and secure, IMO your router and the XP firewall is more than secure for a Never tried it or needed it. oldsod February 17th, 2008 #9 GeorgeV View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Guru Join Date Jun 2006 Location The 3rd Coast - South Central Texas Posts 11,150 Re:

Are you playing your mate in the same house, or through the internet? Is XP Firewall Safe?... It may be a SM7 problem, as when I fist connected the two computersto the internet via the hub there was a program update for SM7 sitting in the task bar.... Continue Next Questions HTML Comment Box is loading comments...

I've turned off the Windows Firewall while using Sygate and have had no problems (and my system is online 24 hours a day and is also an FTP server)."Bruce Chambers" wrote:> Some of you will be using the built-in Windows XP firewall. Never again. There are three different places that you can find temporary files on your computer.

What should we do? Get More Info Safe mode is an alternate boot method for Windows operating systems that makes it easier to diagnose problems. Thanks Quick Navigation PressF1 Top Forums PressF1 PC World Chat Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar Don't ever count on having both at once. - RAH AnonymousAug 14, 2005, 3:33 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.basics (More info?)That's what I thought...thanks...I'll just disable it if I switch to

But just consider the following facts, to see whether it sounds like it's going to give you the security you feel you want. PCWorld Home Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Who's Online What's New? It's like a bridge between computer and ordinary telephone lines. http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-oem-licence-question.html oldsod February 15th, 2008 #3 raideron Guest Re: Network and firewall Question Thanks Oldsod, Yeah all seems to be going good so far..

Good point on 80. If so how?> > TNX> > > You don't _have_ to disable the built-in firewall, but it would be a good idea. Not an issue.

The name of the game (at the momement is Motorcross 2) Yes both computers do have IP addresses which I have assigned myself I havent checked or changed anything yet.

The network cameras, of course, are visible on a browser. I'd used Sygate for several > > years and it seemed ok...> > > > > > > Until I switched to WinXPx64 and had to find a 64-bit firewall, I Still do from trials time to time. With basic security configuration, a wireless connection can be accessed by other computers and crackers in the vicinity.

MORNING WOOD Lumber Company Guinness for Strength!!! Imagine what it would feel like to connect to the Internet and know you are fully protected from intruders. I will have a look at them settings. http://midsolutions.org/xp-pro/xp-pro-re-install-question.html I have used various applications years ago to do what I normally can do for maintenace and cleanups.

Good firewalls encrypt these settings in a file that can't be tampered with. The router firewall alone? Follow the steps to access registry on XP computer. * Click Start * Click Run * Type REGEDIT * Click OK * The Registry Editor will now open . > Where Control Panel > Windows Firewall > Off.-- Bruce ChambersHelp us help you:http://dts-l.org/goodpost.htmhttp://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.htmlYou can have peace.

I have ZASS on this XP pro, and on the Vista Utl. And enabled file sharing. Can u play motocross 2 then?? Here Are The Issues Amongst XP users, an often asked question is, "Is XP firewall safe?".

Thanks, Stonecat ... but my question... Routers then emit the digital signal.

a modem is a device that modulates an analog carrier signal to incode digital information. All Rights Reserved.

This is switched on by default in new systems, but not in older PCs. That shut them down instantly and I've never had a recurrence. OC Crusaders Sharky Forums Folding Team Reply With Quote 11-16-2002,01:07 PM #6 Turner67 View Profile View Forum Posts Reef Shark Join Date Apr 2001 Location Fort Worth Tx Posts 306 I Dell does makes little lies, but they do have the satifaction guaranteed or your money back policy.

A One Way Firewall

The XP firewall filters traffic coming in to a computer, but won't stop information leaving our computer. Cheers, Oldsod. Logon to Windows with Administrator rights. I tried every antispyware, firewall and antivirus under this sun.

Are you playing your mate in the same house, or through the internet? Switching off the XP firewall is simple.