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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #15 on: October 27, 2010, 04:51:43 PM »
My Aqnitum Outpost Firewall Pro is relatively user friendly in that way and there are others that don't constantly bombard the user with decisions to make.
Agree! Agnitum is the only standalone firewall that I really trust and relay, even because of some reason I'm in touch with their support daily via mail and has a really nice customer support too (Though, a poor forum, not friendly and useful like avast forum).
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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #16 on: October 27, 2010, 05:06:59 PM »
Agreed on their forum (though for some strange reason it isn't actually an official forum), nowhere close the the usefulness and friendliness of the avast forum ;D
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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #17 on: October 27, 2010, 06:17:41 PM »
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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2010, 11:27:10 PM »
I've tried a zillion firewalls, I will only recommend two.

ZoneAlarm Pro & ZoneAlarm Free.  They're the best.

Which do you want....Free or Pro?

http://www.filehippo.com/download_zonealarm_free/

http://www.zonealarm.com/security/en-us/zonealarm-pro-firewall-anti-spyware.htm


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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #19 on: October 28, 2010, 05:19:29 PM »
I haven't use ZA in ages, nowadays it's not what it used to be (according to every review I've seen). my top pick is Outpost Firewall Pro (after trying lately Online Armor, PC Tools firewall 5 & 6, Outpost Firewall free).

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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #20 on: November 09, 2010, 07:49:47 AM »
comodo in my option is the best firewall around 

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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #21 on: November 14, 2010, 05:46:22 PM »
I've tried a zillion firewalls, I will only recommend two.

ZoneAlarm Pro & ZoneAlarm Free.  They're the best.

Which do you want....Free or Pro?

http://www.filehippo.com/download_zonealarm_free/

http://www.zonealarm.com/security/en-us/zonealarm-pro-firewall-anti-spyware.htm



If you have a computer with good resources, this can be a good alternative. I used it before, and don't like to me because it used a lot of resource. But since it latest version, have greatly improved this important condition (the use of resources) a lot.

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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #22 on: November 17, 2010, 07:49:59 PM »
Have anyone tried Privatefirewall 7.0.21.1 in Win 7 x64? or maybe Comodo 5 (firewall only)?
I've seen many posts regarding this firewall but can't find any post about the impact of using third party firewall (either Privatefirewall or CIS 5) to the internet connection speed.

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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #23 on: November 19, 2010, 06:33:52 PM »
Have anyone tried Privatefirewall 7.0.21.1 in Win 7 x64? or maybe Comodo 5 (firewall only)?
I've seen many posts regarding this firewall but can't find any post about the impact of using third party firewall (either Privatefirewall or CIS 5) to the internet connection speed.
Privatefirewall is very good, lite and fast with no slow down at all.
There should be a new version out very soon that will minimize the popup's even more and some new feature's as well.

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Re: Battle of Firewalls - Which one is the best?
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2010, 06:54:26 PM »
Comodo 5 Firewall only is very good. You can choose to use the HIPS portion or not at installation. I chose just the basic enterprise strength firewall option and it works very well indeed.