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Offline Otaku Ichise

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Best Firewall to run with Avast?
« on: November 10, 2009, 07:55:03 PM »
Latest version of PC Tools Firewall Plus seems starting a bit slower than before  :-\

So im here asking you great team avast, what is your preference of the available Firewall's to run with Avast?
What Firewall can ofer best performance or security together with Avast?
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Re: Best Firewall to run with Avast?
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2009, 08:08:28 PM »
Go to "Old Sygate" and get the last version that works with your OE prior to their buyout by Symantec. It's free and good.
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Re: Best Firewall to run with Avast?
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2009, 08:24:45 PM »
lol after searchign around, i gess PC Tools might be the best available yet...  ::)

I surely wouldnt mind to go read on using a more advanced firewall like comodo,
but i need to buy glasses for my dear eyes yet, lol working on a comp everyday did hurt my eyes  :'(
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Re: Best Firewall to run with Avast?
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2009, 08:50:08 PM »
I'm not found of PC TOOLS products, except for browser Defender web browser tool bar, they all slow or interfere with other programs. Like I uninstalled Threatfire because it interfered with starting of Sandboxie and in the past with some Firefox extensions.  :-[
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Re: Best Firewall to run with Avast?
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2009, 08:59:06 PM »
Have you tried this http://free.agnitum.com/. I have been testing this for a couple of weeks after DavidR always recommend it.
And i like it, it ask very few and easy questions,
i am normally a firewall hater and is satisfied with windows firewall because they tend to ask difficult questions
Remember my first firewall from Norman it would ask questions like " do you want 628 to access the internet "   ???     so i say yes to every question
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Re: Best Firewall to run with Avast?
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2009, 09:46:15 PM »
Have you tried this http://free.agnitum.com/. I have been testing this for a couple of weeks after DavidR always recommend it.
And i like it, it ask very few and easy questions,
i am normally a firewall hater and is satisfied with windows firewall because they tend to ask difficult questions
Remember my first firewall from Norman it would ask questions like " do you want 628 to access the internet "   ???     so i say yes to every question
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Re: Best Firewall to run with Avast?
« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2009, 02:04:45 AM »
avast! Web Forum has lots of threads about firewalls, use the forum search function!

Also state which operating system you're using & whether it's 32bit or 64bit.

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Re: Best Firewall to run with Avast?
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2009, 10:08:57 PM »
Thanks Pondus  :)

Im using XP SP3 32bit, and yes this last version of PC Tools Firewall Plus isnt so great as before so wotn miss it.
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