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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #15 on: April 15, 2011, 03:32:58 AM »
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ZA Free CANNOT protect you any better then Windows Visat/7 Firewall. Thats a fact.

One of my nephews was sent a malicious file with yahoo im that infected his laptop.  He was using the Win7 fw.

I was finally able to get him to install ZA Free.  On next day he was sent another file, but ZA popped up asking if he wanted to allow it, he quickly clicked NO.

ZA Free saved the day. :)

I still can't keep him away from Yahoo im. :(
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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #16 on: April 15, 2011, 03:37:19 AM »
ZA Free CANNOT protect you any better then Windows Visat/7 Firewall. Thats a fact.
But it is much more easy to configurate and use.
Also allows outbound protection with easy.
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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #17 on: April 15, 2011, 04:09:28 AM »
If ZA Free was is so great then download this test and show me your score. I can score higher with Windows 7 Firewall then with ZA Free installed. Keep it simple. Windows Vista/7 Firewall w/Advanced Security and a router w/NAT is all you need. Why does everyone want to pack on so much extra processes and ram usage to there pc.  ::)

http://www.testmypcsecurity.com/securitytests/firewall_test_suite.html

And what exactly was the malicious file sent through Yahoo Messenger? Why didn't your real time av stop it? How do you know it was malicious? I would tend to look at what kind of friends you nephews is chatting to that are sending him malicious files.
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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2011, 04:33:54 AM »
i recommend comodo firewall rather than zone alarm :D but its your personal choice......
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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #20 on: April 15, 2011, 06:23:58 AM »
i got 120/340 with the clt with the windows firewall, if i were to go with a 3rd party firewall, id prefer one that has good protection and be light on ram and such

« Last Edit: April 15, 2011, 06:26:23 AM by Castayr »

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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #21 on: April 15, 2011, 06:33:56 AM »
Well I have tried ZA firewall free but find it difficult and inadequate for me that why I chose Outpost Firewall Pro.
I feel extremely confident online with it. And why not???? As Bullguard,AVG,SophoX and many other uses firewall from Agnitum's Outpost. If these companies are relying on Outpost Firewall then why not me..??
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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #22 on: April 15, 2011, 06:40:11 AM »
i got 120/340 with the clt with the windows firewall, if i were to go with a 3rd party firewall, id prefer one that has good protection and be light on ram and such



There is no way you got a 120/340. Windows 7 firewall and Vista firewall are just about the same. With Windows 7 firewall set to advanced security I get a 230/340. Vista firewall should get about the same. Previous firewalls have already been mentioned to you. Take your pic but be warned.

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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #23 on: April 15, 2011, 06:50:58 AM »
i got 120/340 with the clt with the windows firewall, if i were to go with a 3rd party firewall, id prefer one that has good protection and be light on ram and such



There is no way you got a 120/340. Windows 7 firewall and Vista firewall are just about the same. With Windows 7 firewall set to advanced security I get a 230/340. Vista firewall should get about the same. Previous firewalls have already been mentioned to you. Take your pic but be warned.
thats what i got, i can take a SS for u or post the log.

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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #24 on: April 15, 2011, 06:51:09 AM »
Watch my score with Outpost firewall Pro 7.5 beta 2
(340/340)
Yaahooooooooooooooo

I will suggest you to buy Outpost Firewall as its now offering lifetime license in price of one year..
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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #25 on: April 15, 2011, 12:02:37 PM »
There is no reason to buy any firewall.

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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #26 on: April 15, 2011, 01:07:36 PM »
Watch my score with Outpost firewall Pro 7.5 beta 2
(340/340)

I get the same score with my old Comodo FW... ;)
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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #27 on: April 15, 2011, 01:30:05 PM »
There is no reason to buy any firewall.
I feel the same.
Ashish Singh, about the leak tests limitations: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=29259.msg247460#msg247460
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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #28 on: April 15, 2011, 05:13:00 PM »
Ya i read that already... ;D
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Re: 3rd Party Firewalls
« Reply #29 on: April 16, 2011, 08:44:33 PM »
Well i choose a firewall finally, Online Armor since i seemed not to be able to configure the others to get above 120.