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Kudos0

Windows Firewall

Talked to Norton support and he connected me to Microsoft..  They say I must have Windows Firewall and for $600.00 I can have "Lifetime" protection.. Felt like i WAS TALKING TO A "USED CAR SALESMAN"...    Can anyone please explain what Is going on...

linksys Router has firewall and I've been running "Security Premium" for years...     I'm confused

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Kudos0

Re: Windows Firewall

Um, did you talk to Official Norton Support?
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Kudos0

Re: Windows Firewall

Robert. The Microsoft bit was a scam, its highly doubtful ANY Norton support tech would send you to that as well. I seriously hope you didn't fall for the $600 bit. What is the actual issue you were having which prompted you to contact Norton support? We can help with that here.

When you install Norton on a Windows machine it will disable most features of the Windows security suite and manage the Norton firewall in its place. The Windows firewall on W10 service will remain enabled for Windows Update to properly function. Without a third party antivirus program Windows Security will manage the Windows system firewall in the absence of a third party software install taking its place.

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