RodM1956

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RodM1956

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Spyshelter is not really a firewall, it is more like Windows firewall control?

It does NOT replace windows firewall, when installed?
I mean the above as a question....Does it replace the windows firewall or just a door keeper like Windows Firewall Control ?
 

shmu26

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I mean the above as a question....Does it replace the windows firewall or just a door keeper like Windows Firewall Control ?
It does not replace Windows Firewall. It does give you granular control over outgoing firewall connections.
But that is not all there is to SpyShelter Firewall. The Firewall version, on top of the standard SpyShelter features, gives you Application execution control. This is a powerful anti-exe feature with parent/child control, it is especially effective when you run SpyShelter in Ask user mode.
 

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@RodM1956 Firewall module in SpyShelter is not the essential part of this app...this is an additional component that...historicaly...replaced Anti-Network Spy module in Premium version. The main advantagies/features are those related to anti-logger protections and system/processes control (HIPS), file/folder protection, process/location restrictions. More info you can find looking at this thread
 

RodM1956

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@RodM1956 Firewall module in SpyShelter is not the essential part of this app...this is an additional component that...historicaly...replaced Anti-Network Spy module in Premium version. The main advantagies/features are those related to anti-logger protections and system/processes control (HIPS), file/folder protection, process/location restrictions. More info you can find looking at this thread

Thanks.... Wonder if a person could run spyshelter firewall with a full suite or just an Anti-Virus, maybe Panda Dome Complete or Panda Free AV.
 

shmu26

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Thanks.... Wonder if a person could run spyshelter firewall with a full suite or just an Anti-Virus, maybe Panda Dome Complete or Panda Free AV.
It is likely to have conflicts with a full suite, but it depends on the suite.
The lighter and less intrusive your other security software is, the better luck you will have with Spyshelter.
Windows Defender is more than enough, if you have SSFW.
However, the key to using spyshelter right is making the right decisions when you get prompts. It all depends on you.
There is no automated protection. It is the diametric opposite of an AV program.