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    This is a discussion on Firewall within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; I really want to use my software firewall. I can`t see how I could turn off the hardware one providedon ...

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      Firewall

      I really want to use my software firewall. I can`t see how I could turn off the hardware one providedon the Sagem router. Any ideas please?


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      Re: Firewall

      There is no reason why you should not use a software firewall in conjunction with the router one.

      Disabling the router firewall is not recommended, but if you really want to leave your network wide open, then go to the Firewall Rules and change the setting in Inbound Services to Allow Always. Be aware that no software firewall is as good as the router one and that a good solid firewall will have to be installed on all the devices you use to access the router. I will repeat, disabling the router firewall is not recommended.

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      Re: Firewall

      totally agree i run netgear router firewall and comodo you can never be over-secure

     

     

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