Enable router firewall Tags: Configuration Routers Firewalls Wireless Network Wireless Networking Last response: January 13, 2010 11:37 AM in Wireless Networking Share Anonymous January 13, 2010 2:44:44 AM i would like to firewall my router to get rid of unsecured wireless network.as i understand i have to disable my software firewall windows xp then what? More about : enable router firewall | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove vibe January 13, 2010 11:24:34 AM most router firewalls are on by default to any incoming connects from the outside that did not originate from inside the network. post your router model to confirm. You do not HAVE to turn of software firewalls - nothing "wrong" with running multiple firewalls, most people choose not to as it only adds to complications when creating firewall exception. Normally if a hacker/malware etc is good enough to break a hardware firewall (the router) it will be able to break a windows firewall as well. | Report abuse Anonymous January 13, 2010 11:37:08 AM I would like to know how a router firewall is going to "get rid of unsecured wireless network". | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Wireless Networking>Enable router firewall> Related ressources: ForumDI-604 router/firewall : how to enable steam for more than .. ForumWindows 7 Firewall/Router Question ForumHow to enable hardware firewall on MSI K8N Neo2 MB ForumXP Firewall will not enable at system boot ForumTwo networks firewall , switch and router ForumHow to disable firewall from net gear router wnr2000v2 ForumTurning old PC into a router / firewall Forumrisks of using a router instead of a firewall ForumUse XP Firewall with Router & Firewall ? ForumRouter a Firewall ? ForumHelp needed for IVS ...settingup router/firewall (SMC2804W.. ForumHelp needed for IVS ...settingup router/firewall (SMC2804W.. ForumLinksys Wifi/Switch/ Router has no firewall ? ForumLinux as a Firewall/Router ForumFirewall (Watchguard Edge x20e) and Wirless Router Setup ForumHow to see firewall logs on lynksys router ForumNo incoming connections in bittorent, no firewall/router ForumNAT Firewall on router blocking sonicwall VPN... ForumLinksys router and Norton Personal Firewall ForumVerizon Modem into Router More resources Read discussions in other Wireless Networking categories Configuration Security Connectivity !