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03 Oct 2012   #1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
advice required

ok i have just done a fresh install on a home premium in the advanced firewall i have disabled unicast response, can anyone think of any other action that is required to secure my pc please. its running windows essentials with windows firewall, remote access has been disabled via system allow remote access


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03 Oct 2012   #2

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit

Sorry mate but don't quite understand what you mean by unicast and can I assume you are running Microsoft Security Essential or is that Essentials the Windows Live Essentials you are running.

If it is the latter then you need some security on my friend.
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03 Oct 2012   #3

windows 7 home premium 64bit

its on the advanced firewall section as for security on how should i go about applying that please? by blocking programs windows firewall is on but by default settings only, the unicast is in the advanced firewall setings in windows firewall properties, does this need to be altered?

i dont supose there are any links that could point me in the right direction towards correctly setting it up is there please
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03 Oct 2012   #4

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)

You do not need to concern yourself with unicast.
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03 Oct 2012   #5

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit

Well there you go so I am guessing you have some security of some sort?
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