Vista Compatible Firewalls

  • Windows Firewall (Windows Vista Firewall is part of Windows operating system and includes both inbound and outbound protection) (32 and 64 Bit)
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Features and Tutorials

64-Bit Support

Backup and Recovery Center
Fixing Windows Vista (Five-Part Series by Ed Bott)
General Information + Tips & Tricks
Setup and Installation
Windows Easy Transfer
Windows Flip and Windows Flip 3D
Windows ShadowCopyWindows System Assessment Tool (WinSAT)
Windows Vista Defrag Tool
Windows Vista Snipping Tool
Windows Vista Speech Recognition


Vista Security Features

BitLocker Drive Encryption

Data Exception Prevention (DEP) (32 Bit)
Encrypting File System Enhancements
Internet Explorer Protected Mode
Parental Controls
PatchGuard (Kernel Patch Protection)
User Account Control (UAC)

Windows Defender

Windows Firewall
Windows Security Center
Security-Related Topics


Vista Compatible Antivirus Software

Free for Personal Use Versions Available:

Subscription Antivirus Software

Note: Unless specifically stated in system requirements that 64 Bit supported, it is assumed the product only supports 32 Bit systems.