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Old 05-16-12, 01:07 AM   #3
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Default Re: If I have a firewall in my router do I need one installed in Windows 7?

Originally Posted by Redeemed View Post
Well, this is kinda' like asking your mechanic "Ford or Chevy?"

Me? I'd just use both. Unless you experience any problems, then what is the harm in running both? It's an added layer of security and if it doesn't hurt performance in any way that you could notice- what's to lose?
Ok thank you Redeemed! I don't know much about firewalls so that's why I am asking the professionals here. I have not noticed any issues running both that I know of. Also, i have never tried using just my router firewall.

Just read that my router has "Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention" too. Don't know what that is but I will look it up.

Thanks again.
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