Trend Micro Firewall Booster is automatically activated to provides additional network-level protections, including a Network Virus Scan and Anti-Botnet protection.

To enable it manually:

  1. Open Trend Micro, then click Settings .

    Main Program Settings

  2. Select Internet & E-mail Controls > Network.


  3. Put a check beside Activate the Firewall Booster to enhance the protection given by the Windows Firewall and detect botnet programs that can hijack your computer by remote control.

    Activate Firewall Booster

  4. Click Apply, then click OK to save the changes.

Enabling Firewall Booster does not automatically turn ON Windows Firewall, and it does not register itself to Windows Security Center (WSC).

Key Features

  • Works with Windows Firewall, but runs independently
  • Link to Window Firewall provided within the configuration setting
  • Works with third-party firewalls
  • Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
  • Generic Stream Scan (GSS)
  • Botnet detection
  • Manually block incoming and outgoing connections of programs

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