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Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms
A glossary of computer and Internet terms with definitions that are easy to understand.
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ICF (Internet Connection Firewall) is a form of computer protection that is a feature of Windows XP. When ICF is enabled it will log in Windows of each request that is incoming from other systems that are also on the Internet. If a user has requested something it will not be affected as it is only unsolicited requests that are blocked. As ICF will only limit incoming traffic it means that any data that is sent from your computer can still be infected by a virus. Multiple computers should have ICF enabled through the router.