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Best Firewall program???

Discussion in 'General' started by Pearl Jammzz, Jun 7, 2002.

  1. Pearl Jammzz

    Pearl Jammzz Member

    I am getting DSL soon and need sum firewall programs. What are the best ones out there that are free? Thanks all, Later.
  2. ExCyber

    ExCyber Staff Member

    ZoneAlarm is usually highly recommended, but I haven't used it myself.
  3. Quadriflax

    Quadriflax New Member

    As ExCyber mentioned, Zone Alarm is a great choice. If you're just looking for something simple like me then it's probably the best choice out there. It doesn't let you customize it to what ports get what access etc. So if you're looking for advanced features I'd skip it and be ready to shell out some cash for one. It's very, very easy to use. I've only had a few problems with it which are usually circumvented by disabling ZA while you run whatever program is incompatible with it (so far only a handful of multiplayer games). Great, free, simple protection for an "always on" type of internet connection.
  4. antime

    antime Extra Hard Mid Boss

  5. Mysticales

    Mysticales New Member

    Zonealarm is fine cept that it is a TRUE blocker, no config nor updates that really are good, also had issues on XP where IF it wasnt loaded, internet wouldnt work.

    Norton Firewall is good as it has a database of auto config and so on. Works well, can even block ping requests etc....
  6. mal

    mal Member

    It's not normally free though is it?
  7. Mysticales

    Mysticales New Member

    Trial version is, but i mean I have mine, I have from 2001 to 2002, (Good to be the Pc tech!)

    Also have internet security but I recommnd to my clients unless they have XP, they should use normal 2001 stuff.

    Good to buy however....
  8. Pearl Jammzz

    Pearl Jammzz Member

    I am straped for cash though. I have 5 dollars to my name and no job or anything. So once that 5 dollars is up, I am flat broke! I REALLY need to get a job....... If anyone knows where I can get a slighly less legal copy of this please message me and let me know. I don't want anything illegal, just sumthing a little less legal than the origional. Thanks all for the advice, u have really helped a lot.
  9. Mysticales

    Mysticales New Member

    LOL slightly less copy would mean selling you the one that comes with compaq pcs =P Ill see what I can do and send it =)

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