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XP SP2 Firewall Configuration

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Anonymous
January 11, 2005 4:19:03 AM

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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?
Anonymous
January 11, 2005 5:04:55 PM

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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?
Anonymous
January 11, 2005 10:39:42 PM

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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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