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Windows 7: Windows firewall and outbound connections notifications

02 Oct 2009   #11


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Flik View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by diodorus View Post
It looks "lighter" (in resources) than PC Tools Firewall Plus (but please correct me if you know more about this...)

In task manager I have 2 processes running 1 (Windows7firewallcontrol) is using 1,956 and the 2nd (Windows7firewallservice) is using 2,024
And neither one of them is the actual firewall. What you're looking at is the UI configuration apps. The firewall "engine", if you like, is a driver down in kernel-mode. It does not show up as a separate process.

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