1.    22 Apr 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10

    AV software is set for firewall


    Which is the better way to go? Right now I have Vipre AV set for my firewall instead of MS. They are both good but which would be the better way to go.
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  2.    30 Apr 2017 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 471
    Win 10 Pro 15063.332 (ex-Insider)

    IMHO, the MS firewall (at default settings) is all you need for inbound protection; however, some 3rd party AV software offers inbound and outbound protection. This article gives you the basic comparisons:

    https://www.howtogeek.com/172349/why...or-desktop-pc/

    Good luck with your decision on which way to go,

    WOT
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