XP SP2 Firewall Configuration

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Windows XP Service Pack 2 Firewall dos'nt block any programs for access to
the internet !

How to solve this problem?
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    WinXP SP2 Firewall blocks incoming traffic only.
    If you wish to block outgoing traffic, you should obtain another firewall
    e.g. Zone Alarm.

    Dusko Savatovic


    "Mehrad.K" <mehrad.k@msn.com> wrote in message
    news:E4ED2A41-C457-41EB-920A-72F803393F44@microsoft.com...
    > Windows XP Service Pack 2 Firewall dos'nt block any programs for access to
    > the internet !
    >
    > How to solve this problem?
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.security_admin (More info?)

    Mehrad.K wrote:
    > Windows XP Service Pack 2 Firewall dos'nt block any programs for access to
    > the internet !
    >
    > How to solve this problem?


    It's no a "problem." WinXP's built-in firewall isn't intended to block
    outgoing traffic.

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    Bruce Chambers

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