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Router and Firewall Question

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by pmbuzz, 31 Jan 2006.

  1. pmbuzz

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 25 Jan 2003

    Posts: 2,286

    Location: Weston-Super-Mare

    I've just bought a Netgear DG834 and got it set up on my main PC with a view to connecting my daughters via wireless at the weekend.

    My question is do i still need to have ZoneAlarm installed now that i have the router or can i safely uninstall it and rely on the routers hardware firewall?
  2. xb8browney


    Joined: 19 May 2005

    Posts: 5,811

    Location: North East

    You need a software firewall to block outgoing
  3. tolien


    Joined: 16 May 2003

    Posts: 25,368

    Location: ::1

    Provided you exercise some common sense, it isn't necessary - just might be a good idea.