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Posted 07 March 2013 - 12:43 AM

HI,I looking at how to protect my PC better and it was suggested to install a better firewall then the one used by M/S.

So i searched the program called privatefirewall and if you can believe the reveiws about it i decided to download it and

it appears to give you more info and options then the M/S product.

My question right now is about the icon in the lower task bar that has the cop with flashing red stop sign, is that there to show

you that it is working and to catch your eye,thanks

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 01:38 PM

This isn't one that I have used or tested, but the reviews are mostly very good.  Let us know how it works out. 


There is a User Manual.  As far as I can tell, the system tray icon just shows you that the firewall is active, and alerts are signalled by popup messages.

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 05:54 PM

Thank you cnm for the manual i looked for it and for some reason could not locate it,it  APPEARS IF I READ THE MANUAL RIGHT the flashing red light will run for 3 days because

of what they call a training period will see what it looks like next monday.

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