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Is firefox a security system for the computer ?

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Is firefox a security system for the computer ?

I would like to know if firefox is a security system for my computer?

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Re: Is firefox a security system for the computer ?

Firefox is a web browser only as it does not have a firewall nor a antivirus client.

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/features/

The security related features Firefox has. http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/features/#advancedsecurity

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Re: Is firefox a security system for the computer ?

No, Firefox is a web browser. If you need security software, you could start with Microsoft Security Essentials, which is available free from Microsoft.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/security-essentials-download

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Re: Is firefox a security system for the computer ?

Firefox is a web browser only as it does not have a firewall nor a antivirus client.

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/features/

The security related features Firefox has. http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/features/#advancedsecurity

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Re: Is firefox a security system for the computer ?

Thank-you for your answer. doughgirl