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Old 02-21-2005, 05:36 AM   #1
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Question Which Firewalls ??

i am looking to buy a new firewall for my new computer and can not make my mind up, should i go for McAfee Personal Firewall Plus or buy Norton Personal Firewall or any others out there??

what i am looking for it a firewall where i can manage what programs access the internet and block programs i don't want to access the net. i would also like a firewall that stops hackers, Trojans, viruses and protect me from any other threats.

please tell me what firewall you are using to help me decide.

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Old 02-21-2005, 07:34 AM   #2
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Zone alarm should more than match your needs and it's also free.
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well i am not too sure, i thought about buying one but not sure, i need the best protection, thanks root.
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I'd also say go with ZoneAlarm 5.5 Free.
I tried using the built in firewall in Windows XP, but just gave up on it after awhile.
I've used ZoneAlarm off and on ever since it was first released......never had any problems.
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Old 02-22-2005, 04:37 AM   #5
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i am willing to pay, what Firewalls are the best what you pay for?
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Old 02-22-2005, 12:57 PM   #6
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Use ISS BlackICE!
No doubt the best firewall I've ever tried out..
And konfigureable/suitable for all who knows abit about the internet and using Windows.

Great GUI (Graphical User Interface) that makes it easy to use =) + Low prize.. Correction: GREAT firewall!
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how much does it cost and where can i get hold of it
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Old 02-22-2005, 01:53 PM   #8
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http://www.blackice.com/PCProtection-Firewall.htm

try the demo before you buy it...

have a look at this one as well
http://www.agnitum.com/products/outpost/

and this one...
http://www.kerio.com/us/kpf_home.html


pick which one best suits your needs.
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prevx is good u getit free of download.com
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thanks root for the weblinks i will check them out,

B1kesrule i have never heard of prevx, take it you like and use it?
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