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Hey,

Now I'm using norton anti-virus; Ad-aware and spywareblaster.
But I think its time to install a firewall.
I have no idea which ones are suposed to be good.
and perhaps there exists a free one?
BTW i'm using windows Me on a 1.5GHz pentium 4.

Thanks, Fabien
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You should get one as soon as

http://www.filehippo...ware/firewalls/
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Thanks Keith
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try zonealarm, you can get it free. its probably the best free firewall out there
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I agree. Zonealarm is the one of the best so far that i used.
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If you have an old spare machine and a couple of network cards, build a hardware firewall !! This one at Smoothwall.org can be configured at any time from a browser window and it doesn't use any resources on your machine.

I always found that both Zonealarm and Norton Firewall were very memory hungry and my machines were faster without them!! I've used a Smoothwall system for a few years now without any major hiccups at all, the learning curve is only marginally more that a normal software firewall and there is a very good support network on the smoothwall website.

HTH :tazz:
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