Windows Firewall or NAV Internet Worm Protection?

I understand it's not a good idea to have 2 firewalls turned on at the same time. I have Norton AntiVirus 2005 and it includes an "Internet Worm Protection" feature, which is not quite a full firewall, I think. Of the 2, Windows Firewall (Window XP SP2) and NAV Internet Worm Protection, which one offers me the better protection?

Thank you.


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Brenda M
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When is an AV application a FW or has any reminisce of being a FW? I don't think that it has anything to do with a FW this Worm Protection feature of Norton AV 2005 and an AV application is NOT a FW application. Therefore, you should be able to run the XP FW and Norton AV 2005 with Worm Protection at the same time as they have different functions. One is a FW application and the other is an AV application.

Duane :)

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Duane Arnold

a good firewall stops worms from getting in, a virus scanner removes them after they have entered, thus having both gives twice the protection

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