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Windows Vista pp 389-404 | Cite as

Implementing the Windows Firewall

Abstract

As you are probably aware, the Windows Firewall was introduced in Windows XP Service Pack 2 and was a great improvement to overall client security. With Vista, the Windows Firewall is further improved, with better security features built into the standard product that cover many users’ most common complaints. For example, Microsoft has fixed the age-old concern that the previous version protected computers only from unsolicited inbound connections and not from unsolicited outbound ones—now you can do both, although you’ll have to dig into the advanced firewall to make this happen.

Keywords

Connection Request Domain Environment Advance Setting Incoming Connection Security Rule 
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© Jonathan Hassell and Tony Campbell 2007

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