Firewall software?

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  1. Maffy29

    Maffy29 Active Member

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    So on my old computer (Windows XP) I used Zone Alarm Pro. Just picked up a new Vista computer and want to get something similar on it. I was about to install Zone Alarm Pro and got a message about known compatibility issues. What are the Vista folks using as a firewall?

    I'm running Vista Ultimate 32 bit.
     
  2. Bruticus

    Bruticus half dead OT Supporter

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    The newest ZoneAlarm works with Vista. Most of the usual XP ones don't work yet, which kills your choice a fair bit. I do know PC Tools Firewall Plus works.

    A few of those "security suites" work, but they tend to be bloated pieces of crap.
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    hardware firewall and standard "windows" firewall.

    none of that faggot spyware shit you are used to.
     
  4. mdaniel

    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    Zone Alarm is great. It makes my phone ring when it breaks people's computers or slows them to a crawl.
     
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    Router + Windows firewall + IE pop-up blocker sould be more than enough protection...
     
  6. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    You already have a firewall and you don't need another one. Yeah, the Windows firewall only blocks incoming traffic, but if shit can't break into your machine, then it can't break out again, can it?
     
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    Screen your emails and don't pirate software...you'll be fine.
     
  8. EvanD

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    Agreed
     

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