Re: firewall shutting off all the time????
You are on the right track, Chase,
Windows One Care has its own 2 way firewall and shuts the windows firewall
Only one firewall is required, so you are well protected.
One thing money can't buy,
The wagging tail of a dog.
"chase" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "David ****inson" wrote:
>> "chase" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> >i am not very computer savvy. so any info would be great.
>> > running vista home basic on a hp pavilion
>> Hi, Chase,
>> We need more information about your computer. For instance:
>> What antivirus software are you running and is it part of a package that
>> includes a firewall (for instance McAfee or Symantec)?
>> Are you talking about the Windows Firewall shutting off?
>> What is telling you that the firewall is shut off?
>> Which version of Windows Vista do you have?
>> Also, anything else that you can tell us about your computer, its
>> and the type of internet connection that you have will be helpful.
>> David ****inson
>> eveningstar at die-spammer-die dash mvps dot org
>> Please reply only to the newsgroup, not by email.
>> hey thanks dave,
> i think that i may have deduced what the problem was. tell me if this
> any sense.
> i am using vista home basic, the connection is a 'wlan'.
> when i bought the computer i also purchased 'windows live onecare', which
> is the spyware, anitvirus and firewall package. so that firewall was
> conflicting with the windows vista firewall, which is the firewall that
> turning itself off. the notifications were showing up in the "hp total
> so i believe that the fw's were just screwing with each other. right???
> i now just leave vista firewall off and keep all of "wlco' package
> let me know what you think. anyone.
> thanks for the support