will a firewall stop spyware?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by vadislav, Jan 25, 2003.

  1. vadislav

    vadislav Guest

    it's outpost's.
    thank's.
     
  2. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    it will stop some but not all. depends
     
  3. Kr0m

    Kr0m Moderator

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    Almostfamous88 would be correct. It would depend on how you have the firewall's options set. I know with the one I use, if a program tries to access the internet it asks for permission to do so. Mind you theres so many 'bugs' out there we sometimes never know for sure whats getting in or out.

    Maybe use a program to clean your system of the spyware(if you think you have it) often.

    You can try SpyBot Search & Destroy, get it

    or

    You can try Adaware(I'm not real sure if they are still doing updates), get it HERE HERE