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Windows 7: have you checked you security lately

07 Feb 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Never heard of this before, but got good reports:



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07 Feb 2011   #12

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
I'm okay, altho' my husband questions it
I question it too because at times I've changed my security settings just to see what the results will be, and it seems the results come back the same.

I've found a couple other sites, but they mostly test the browser. I'd like to find another site or two like this just to see if the results correspond to Shields Up.
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07 Feb 2011   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

I turned my Firewall off and got the same results ?
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07 Feb 2011   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ciara View Post
I turned my Firewall off and got the same results ?
Yes it's normal if you are behind the hardware router.
Enable your firewall and then connect Internet cable directly from your modem to Network interface controller in your computer.
Right now you are probably connected this way:
http://www.subtraction.com/pics/0501...me_network.gif
So hardware router is the first line firewall in this scenario and also this is why you have tests passed even with your software firewall disabled.
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07 Feb 2011   #15

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1
 
 

I see ... Thanks

Ciara ... x
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07 Feb 2011   #16

Window's 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

You have to do all his test try the Leak test and see if your penetrated and the all posts test. Been using his site since windows 98 or Xp not sure which one we were using when first came across the web site.
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08 Feb 2011   #17

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lost Colonist View Post
Full stealth just like all the other times

But I think you'd have to put your computer into the router's DMZ to get an accurate scan, else wise it just gets blocked by the router (yay.)


what is DMZ ?


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08 Feb 2011   #18

Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pacinitaly View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lost Colonist View Post
Full stealth just like all the other times

But I think you'd have to put your computer into the router's DMZ to get an accurate scan, else wise it just gets blocked by the router (yay.)


what is DMZ ?
Have a look here:
Verizon | FiOS Internet - Opening the DMZ on your Verizon or Actiontec MI424WR router

What is DMZ:
Verizon | FiOS Internet - DMZ (Demilitarized Zone)
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08 Feb 2011   #19

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Creer View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pacinitaly View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lost Colonist View Post
Full stealth just like all the other times

But I think you'd have to put your computer into the router's DMZ to get an accurate scan, else wise it just gets blocked by the router (yay.)


what is DMZ ?
Have a look here:
Verizon | FiOS Internet - Opening the DMZ on your Verizon or Actiontec MI424WR router

What is DMZ:
Verizon | FiOS Internet - DMZ (Demilitarized Zone)

thank you so much !

I've never played any games on my computer.. last game i played was missle comand for $.25
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08 Feb 2011   #20

Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
 
 

You are welcome
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