Norton Antivirus 2006

When installing NAV on a Windows XP machine, it propts you to use it's own worm protection and to disable the Windows firewall.  Is this good practice?  Which one should be on, or should it be both?

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
The Windows Firewall is basic.  The norton one is considerably more advanced.  I would use that.
Hi tmckinney01,

The article below may give you a bit of insight.  Symantec advises to disable Windows Firewall if you are to use worm protection as using both may degradate system performance.  While I consider neither Windows (at this time) or symantec's firewall to be sufficient (only scans inbound), there is no need to have both turned on as they perform the same duties.  You can swap back and forth to determine which gives you better performance...

tmckinney01Author Commented:
Which article?
Sorry -

It is concerning NA 2005 where the worm protection (firewall) first appeared in its current state....

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