Is there any need of the firewall if I run the latest anti-virus program in Windows 8?

asked Mar 26, 2012 in Security by bwben (2,230 points)

2 Answers

Windows 8 is the most user friendly and fully proctected OS.It does not mean that you dont need the firewall.It'll give you extra protection though you've a latest anti-virus program.It'll secure your PC from external unwanted things.Thanks.
answered Mar 26, 2012 by mrmorph (2,460 points)
No, in case that you run the latest anti-virus program, it`s not needed to turn on the firewall. However, firewall will not protect ou against hackers. Using the newest anti-virus programs is the best way to protect yourself from the worst viruses.
answered Mar 27, 2012 by irishgob (1,880 points)