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Thread Starter 
I realize this has probably been asked before. But that was then... this is now.

What is everyone's opinion on the best free standalone firewall? (I'm running NOD32 as antivirus)
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Zone Alarm
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I am not COMPLETLY sure

But first

are you on Vista
or Xp?

I know that the XP firewall isn't too bad (what I've been told)
but I'm DEFINITLY not sure about the Vista one


EDIT: ZOne Alarn Is definitly good (thanks for reminding me 'bou it)
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post #4 of 14
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
I am not COMPLETLY sure

But first

are you on Vista
or Xp?

I know that the XP firewall isn't too bad (what I've been told)
but I'm DEFINITLY not sure about the Vista one


EDIT: ZOne Alarn Is definitly good (thanks for reminding me 'bou it)

XP Pro... but I'm gonna be dual-booting soon
post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by falcon2099 View Post
XP Pro... but I'm gonna be dual-booting soon
Well the windos one is pretty good.

But ZOneALarm is definitly a god stand alone program.

P.S. Rember use only one firewall or the other.
I've heard if you use two then it con "confuse" them and make them LESS effective
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post #6 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
I am not COMPLETLY sure

But first

are you on Vista
or Xp?

I know that the XP firewall isn't too bad (what I've been told)
but I'm DEFINITLY not sure about the Vista one


EDIT: ZOne Alarn Is definitly good (thanks for reminding me 'bou it)
You can find out his OS via http://www.overclock.net/system.php?i=6777, just click his my system button and it tells you, for future reference.

To answer your question, I just use XP's stock one Can't be doing with all the fuss
    
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Zone Alarm is good.
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Quote:
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I am not COMPLETLY sure
I know that the XP firewall isn't too bad (what I've been told)
but I'm DEFINITLY not sure about the Vista one
How come?
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post #9 of 14
Sunbelt PF is one of the best if not the best. I'm using it right now.
You can download the trial and when the trial expires it's still working with a couple features disabled.

You can get it here
Also, 20 bucks isn't that much to keep your PC secure now, is it?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sniperscope View Post
How come?
it was in a magazine awhile back.

They said that onse the stock XP one was patched it did the job.

But I forget where....

Just like I said Correct me if I'm wrong
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