Re: Firewall for Win98/Me/2000 that filters incoming only?

From: Kerodo (
Date: 07/12/05

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    In article <>, says...
    > On 11 Jul 2005 07:43:47 GMT, elaich <a@b.c> wrote:
    > >Tim S <> wrote in
    > >
    > >
    > >> For my sister or people that have a hard time with a more advanced
    > >> firewall, something that just filters incoming only maybe?
    > >
    > >Incoming is not what you need to filter. It's outgoing.
    > too advanced. just something similar to XP firewall. must be something
    > i can put on there for a bit of protection instead of wide open...
    > hmm...

    If you just want to filter incoming traffic, you might try CHX-I. It's
    a great packet filter. No app control, so no prompts etc. Will do what
    the XP firewall does but better. Register for a serial, it's free.

    Read the online docs for a basic understanding of it, and download the
    sample rule set, then modify if necessary for your needs. Pretty
    straight forward.


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