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Leeeeeeelo Newcomer 19 posts since
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Nov 29, 2009 10:32 AM

Mcafee Firewall and Windows 7 Firewall

Hello everyone !

 

I recently installed Mcafee Virus Scan Plus on Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits ( RC ) , and I just noticed in the Control Panel that Windows Firewall and Mcafee Personal Firewall are both turned on . It seems weird because on my other PCs ( Windows XP and Vista ) , when I installed my Mcafee product, Windows Firewall was automatically disabled ( turn off ) . Well this doesn't seem to be the case in Windows 7 . Is this normal or is it a bug ? I donno if this usually happens on Windows 7 or it just happened with me due to some error , did it happen with anyone running Windows 7 ? Should I manually turn off Windows Firewall ?

 

I have an additional question , is there a way I can test the performance of Mcafee Personal Firewall ? I am worried about the security Mcafee offers on Windows 7 ( I do not doubt the great security it offers on Windows XP and Windows Vista , I am actually a very happy Mcafee Customer for more than 2 years ) .

 

Thank you in advance ,

 

Sincerely ,

 

Leeeeeeelo .

 

 

Message was edited by: Leeeeeeelo on 11/29/09 9:31 AM

 

 

Message was edited by: Leeeeeeelo on 11/29/09 9:32 AM

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