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Mississauga, ON
·TekSavvy Cable
reply to DarkStar33

Re: Do I need a firewall being behind a router?

Ok ok. I'll see if i like Bitdefender for this trial and if i do I'll buy it, it seems to have a pretty good firewall and overall virus protection from reviews.

Problems I have with software firewalls is P2P... I don't torrent but a lot of what I do for work we share files via P2P sometimes (most of the time it's dropbox) and with a software firewall up like AVG's internet security or Bitdefender my download speeds via p2p for work or World of Warcraft downloading patches is severely crippled.

When I got my new computer and was re installing World of Warcraft, it was moving REALLY slow. Like, 200-500kb/s. Downloading an 18gb that's PAINFULLY slow. I turned off my AVG's firewall (Bought 2012 avg internet security last year) and it skyrocketed to 3.5 mb/s.