marshfart
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Windows firewall?

Can anyone provide any info on the Windows Firewall that is installed with Vista. I am currently using the McAfee 30 day trail on a new Dell E521 and I am leaning towards the AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition by Grisoft when my trial expires.  Do I need to run this Windows Firewall along with the the AV software by Grisoft? or wil the AV software do the job?
 
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joe53
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Re: Windows firewall?

AVG Free does not include a firewall, and you certainly need one. Windows firewall will not conflict with AVG Free.
 
You might also consider getting a router/hardware firewall to complement Windows firewall. The combination provides much better protection.

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