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SpaceCowboy706

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Im having firewall issues and I need to find a temporary firewall that I can download for free off the net. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated (please include Link to download)
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gust0208

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The three main free firewalls that I am aware of are:

Sygate Personal Firewall: http://smb.sygate.co...pf_standard.htm

Kerio Personal Firewall 4: http://www.kerio.com/kpf_download.html

Zonealarm: http://www.zonelabs....d=dbtopnav_zass

I have always liked and used Sygate Personal Firewall, and I know many people also seem to like the Kerio firewall.
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I used to use the Sygate personal firewall back in the day... until i started paying a monthly fee for mcafee's firewall. Now mcafee is messing up so I cancelled the subscription. I just reinstalled the Sygate firewall and afterwards I have no internet access. i have tried all the usual settings with it, to no avail, so i uninstalled it and now im fixing to try the kerio firewwall...

thanks for the info

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starjax

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ok, have you uninstalled all the mcafee apps? post a hijackthis log so we can make sure its been properly removed.
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I used Agnitum's free firewall when I got my comp. for a while until I found a good permanent one. It works well and is free for 30 days. it's called Outpost Firewall Pro and you can get it here http://agnitum.com/p...st/download.php . Happy Downloading!
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If you have XP PRO with SP2 why not use the windows firewall built in. It can be turned on and off in the security center icon start-programs-accessories-system tools-security center. it works, dependable, and dont have to purchase cause it's alreadt there.
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Hello,

Most users choose to use a more advanced firewall since, as far as I understand, since the Windows firewall only controls incoming communications and has no control over outgoing communications. This limitation is a main reason users look at other options. But the Windows firewall is definitely better than no firewall.

Cheers,
Tom

If you have XP PRO with SP2 why not use the windows firewall built in. It can be turned on and off in the security center icon start-programs-accessories-system tools-security center. it works, dependable, and dont have to purchase cause it's alreadt there.

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