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timcan

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Privatefirewall is now free
« on: July 28, 2009, 11:39:29 AM »
Previously a paid software is now freeware. :)

http://www.privacyware.com/personal_firewall.html

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2009, 12:16:07 PM »
Thanks for this information!

I just didn't find out if it also offers more languages... German for example... ;D
But actually I'm happy with my Windows Firwall...

This firewall has also some quiet good results at Matousec's Security Challenge... (see the picture)

kind regards
onlysomeone



EDIT: oops... forgot to add the picture...
« Last Edit: July 28, 2009, 04:52:13 PM by onlysomeone »

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2009, 04:39:25 PM »
Previously a paid software is now freeware. :)

http://www.privacyware.com/personal_firewall.html
Thanks. Excellent find. Just finished installing it on one of the Windows 7 systems.
I noticed that this also works on Windows 7 64 bit systems. Very easy to install and use.
Seems to totally hide my WIFII
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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2009, 07:21:37 PM »
Hope to see Avast! 5 Firewall in October on this test :D

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2009, 12:00:31 AM »
Previously a paid software is now freeware. :)

http://www.privacyware.com/personal_firewall.html
Thanks. Excellent find. Just finished installing it on one of the Windows 7 systems.
I noticed that this also works on Windows 7 64 bit systems. Very easy to install and use.
Seems to totally hide my WIFII

You're welcome. :)  Hope it works well for you.

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2009, 12:50:53 PM »
hello, was also exited on this turning freeware, however on my system not all ports were stealthed and also the firewall logging did not work.  HIPS part ok however...
brgds,
mack

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2009, 03:41:26 PM »
I have taking a look at it and i did no find any picture for it. For sure also how mush ram and ressource and space he would use.

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2009, 05:17:20 PM »
After an initial test and after the first reboot after install, I've removed it. :(
It tied my system into knots.  Everything crawled and it took forever to finally get it un-installed.
Now the system is back to normal (using the Windows 7 firewall).
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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2009, 10:38:59 AM »
No problems for me yet :)

edit : using in windows 7
« Last Edit: July 31, 2009, 10:51:47 AM by nmb »

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #9 on: July 31, 2009, 04:42:00 PM »
No problems for me yet :)

edit : using in windows 7
What other security products are you running ???
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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2009, 05:02:34 PM »
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hey bob,

windows 7 32-bit
avast home- latest version
mbam-latest version

edit:mbam free version

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2009, 05:24:30 PM »
@bob3160

hey bob,

windows 7 32-bit
avast home- latest version
mbam-latest version

edit:mbam free version
Maybe the difference is in what I'm running:

Win 7 32 bit
Microsoft Security Essentials
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IOBit Security 360 Beta
ThreatFire
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WinPatrol Plus
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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2009, 05:26:01 PM »
@bob3160

oh! sorry.. i forgot windows defender. thats there on  my system too.

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2009, 07:01:39 PM »
Thanks, but ı use comodo firewall, it is the best firewall  :)

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Re: Privatefirewall is now free
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2009, 07:37:17 PM »
There are many that will give you an argument about what is the best firewall ;D
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