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Zonealarm free firewall ?


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#1 blop

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:19 AM

Having used Zonealarm on XP (old version with lock engage), is it worth using this (Checkpoint version) in conjunction with / as an alternative to Windows 10's firewall?

 

It's good to have the lock and know what programs (such as installed anti-virus etc) are trying to perform updates / call home.

 

What are people's thoughts?

 

 



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Posted 17 February 2017 - 08:18 AM

I have been using ZA on W7 Ultimate for a year now and I like it. I also especially like that ease with which I can block outgoing sends from programs. It's always nice to know which programs are calling home when there is no need for it. Especially after I have blocked auto-updates in the program itself!


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