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Hi I am using 1mbps BSNL connectionI have only virus(mcafee with latest update) scanner. in my PC.Is it must to have software like firewall /spyware checker etc?what is the simple ways to prevent others using my bandwidth & machinethanks in adavance Siva
 
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firewall is a must. antispyware and antivirus are also very crucial.u can try using combined packages like:zonealarm security suite or nortan internet security stuff...preventing others to use ur bandwidth and machine?requires common sense and knowledge of how things work on networks and internet.
 
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make sure the software u use dont take a lot of memory otherwise it beats the purpose.....if u want u could do away wiht spyware scanners (ie u visit only trusted sites)u may install spyware chkers when u find suspicious activity!?but install them! better safe than sorry!
 
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setup the firewall on the router. that should be sufficient. also make sure that you have a good anti-virus.
 
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how I can enable the firewall in BSNL modem.if any settings is there give detail i am using UT Starcom UT-300R
 
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Originally posted by [email protected] 20 2005, 12:35 PM
how I can enable the firewall in BSNL modem.
if any settings is there give detail i am using UT Starcom UT-300R
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my bsnl modem firewall was already ON but ,well no diff !
 


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