Re: Which (free) firewall runs as service

From: Volker Birk (
Date: 09/14/05

Date: 14 Sep 2005 11:29:50 +0200

Duane Arnold <> wrote:
> I would think any personal FW that runs on the NT based O/S such as XP will
> be running as a service with the exe being ran as the graphical User
> interface.

Unfortunately you're not right.

BTW: the filtering software has to be a kernel module, if it should work
correctly, not only a service.


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