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and Security Essentials provides you with pretty complete coverage," Muglia says.
The authors also stress the importance of Vista's many security features, including Security Center, User Account Control, Windows Defender and Windows Firewall
Make sure you have a firewall on your network or you have turned Windows Firewall
Certain firewalls will only partially block Bonjour packets, so if you experience intermittent behavior, check the flrewall settings and verify that Bonjour is listed as an exception and is allowed to receive incoming connections Bonjour will configure the Windows firewall
appropriately during installation on Windows XP Service Pack 2 and above.
Similar to, but less robust than third-party firewalls, such as ZoneAlarm, the Windows Firewall
will notify you when a program is attempting to access the network.
In Windows XP where Service Pack 2 (SP2) is installed and Remote Desktop is enabled, the Windows Firewall
will be automatically configured to allow Remote Desktop connections to the Host computer.
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Microsoft Corp expects users of its forthcoming Windows XP Service Pack 2 to run the new Windows Firewall
alongside existing personal firewalls, but rivals are expected to update their products to automatically turn the Microsoft software off.
Auto-Configuration -- The new Vipre Business installation process automatically configures and provisions Windows Firewall
settings on all endpoints to ensure communication with all deployed VIipre agents, removing another time-consuming task IT admins may face when managing an antivirus solution.
Later chapters explain data communication on the network, active directory domain services, group policy, routing, remote access, WINS, terminal services, the Windows firewall
, IPSec, certificate services, and performance monitoring.