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#1 daystar

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Posted 14 July 2004 - 10:06 AM

Hey is there a trustworthy free firewall software?

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#2 Doctor J

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Posted 14 July 2004 - 10:12 AM

ZoneAlarm offers a decent free firewall, though its becoming a little bloated (do not activate its anti-virus monitoring, & dont touch the Ebay password thing). It is very user friendly, if you are more technically inclined, Kerio v.2 is highly regarded around here.
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Posted 14 July 2004 - 10:32 AM

I use free KPF rev 2.15 and like it a lot.
http://www.kerio.com...kpf2-en-win.exe

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Posted 14 July 2004 - 02:41 PM

KPF rev2.15 is good. It takes more "tweaking" to get it set up than Zone alarm. ZA just works, "straight out of the box!"
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#5 daystar

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Posted 14 July 2004 - 05:36 PM

Hey, I installed Kerio Firewall and could not get online. Is there something I need to do to use the firewall and get online/ i had to uninstall to get online.

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Posted 21 July 2004 - 12:59 PM

Rules-based firewalls (and any corporate/digithead grade firewall) will stop any and all traffic when first installed. If you don't know about firewall rules, download and install the free version of ZoneAlarm instead. It is is much easier to use by folks that aren't firewall literate, as it has a pretty good out-of-the-box configuration.




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