Re: Need Alternative to Norton
- From: Panda_man <Pandaman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 08:13:09 -0800
Because you have a home network your LAN's settings should allow file and
printer sharing.That's why turn on Windows Firewall and goto Exception list
and put a tick on file and printer sharing.This will allow you share files
and hardware between the networked PCs.
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> "Frank Saunders, MS-MVP OE" <franksaunders@xxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > "WhoTurnedOffTheLights" <Lights@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > 5Lfwf.1818$rS4.755@trndny05">news:5Lfwf.1818$rS4.755@trndny05
> >> Hey all,
> >> I'm finally ready to drop this piece of crap that's caused me nothing
> >> but trouble, many lost hours and self inflicted injury from banging
> >> my head up against the darn wall!
> >> I'm referring to Norton Antivirus/Internet Security.
> >> I'm already running a number of anti-spyware programs but would like
> >> something that also:
> >> - Scans My Emails
> >> apart from all the other basic stuff.
> >> Any ideas?
> > I use Free AVG (www.grisoft.com) and Windows XP firewall. Plus Microsoft
> > Anti-Spyware beta.
> Hi Frank and thanks, But,
> you see, I would like to be able to disable my Windows XP firewall
> occasionally for sharing of files in my home network. Using Norton, I was
> able to do this. I know I could of course just disable Internet access and
> such while doing so but....... (or am I way off in my understanding of any
> of this?).
> This all pertains to my laptop mind you.
> I already have MS Anti-Spyware along with CW Shredder, Ewido, Smitren and
> Webroot Spy Sweeper.
> As for AVG, I'll take a look.
> PS....I apologise for my post here. I realised afterwards that there
> might've been more appropriate NGs, but I'm open still to suggestions. :-)
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