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#1 Paulrenno

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 06:37 AM

Can anyone recommend a free firewall that I can use on WinXP.

I currently have Zone Alarm free but fed up with a recent pop up screen tellling me ZA is initializing etc..

I dont want anything too complicated. I need it to run alongsided AVAST antivirus.

Thanks for your time.

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 06:44 AM

You could simply use Windows Firewall and focus on preventing malware from getting on your computer.

If you want to add some simple outbound protection you could use Sunbelt Personal Firewall or PC Tools Firewall Plus.

And if you want full security at the cost of more complexity there's Online Armor, Comodo Internet Security with the antivirus disabled and Outpost Firewall free.

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 08:44 AM

Thats great. Thanks for your time. Ive heard a lot about PC Tool Firewall, so I will give that a go.




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