Did I buy the correct DSL router?

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  1. Alf S

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    My friends at work insisted that I install a hardware router that has some firewall protection to use in conjunction with my Norton Firewall.

    Being new to this DSL/ network stuff I want to make sure THIS indeed acts as a firewall even though the box just says it has a "NAT"??

    I don't plan on networking anything since I only operate the one PC.

    Any pointers to setting this up, or is at simple as plug and play so to speak?

    Thanks for any input you may have.

    NOTE: I'm using Valor DSL on a Windows 2000 HP.

    Alfer
     
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    That should be perfectly fine. Routers are generally shipped with all software ports closed and/or stelthed which is all a firewall does. If you're using that along with Norton, you should be fine.
     
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    Thanks Seth
     

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