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#1 Kyle

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Posted 01 March 2007 - 12:00 PM

Is the Vista firewall good enough to keep? If not, are there any free firewalls for Vista?

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#2 nigglesnush85

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Posted 01 March 2007 - 01:31 PM

If the firewall in vista is configured correctly, it will be good enough to keep, just make sure both inbound and outbound monitoring are on.

If you don't like the vista firewall, try Agnintium Outpost, or Zone Alarm.
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Posted 02 March 2007 - 12:31 PM

Tried zone alarm and it was not compatible

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Posted 02 March 2007 - 12:38 PM

Neither was Agnintium Outpost, I had to delete it in Safe Mode. Any other ideas? Kerio Free also doesn't work.

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Posted 02 March 2007 - 12:46 PM

If you are going through a router, that is usually configurable, free, and good enough

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Posted 02 March 2007 - 12:56 PM

I have an internet connection through my LAN, but I still need a firewall for that PC. Sygate Free doesn't work either.

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Posted 02 March 2007 - 05:26 PM

In that case, I would stick with the vista firewall, and configure it to your needs http://searchwindowssecurity.techtarget.co...1217062,00.html might help.
Zone alarm i'm stunned that they don't have a vista ready package, they should do very soon.
Try jetico firewall, I read somewhere that it was compatible. if not mcaffee or symantec will

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Posted 24 May 2007 - 03:20 PM

You could also try Comodo Firewall Pro (FREE)
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Posted 24 May 2007 - 03:59 PM

You could also try Comodo Firewall Pro (FREE)


the comodo firewall is not compatible with Vista at this time.

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Posted 24 May 2007 - 04:38 PM

You can download a free firewall that works with Vista (not the 64 bit version)

from the PC Tools folks h e r e.

I've been using it for awhile, and haven't had any problem so far.

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Posted 27 May 2007 - 03:40 PM

JohnWho, I've had a heck of a time trying to use PC Tools Firewall! I'm on dial-up and all I can get is "limited" connectivity with it.... I'm back to Windows Firewall with Sphinx Software - VistaFirewallControl http://members.rushmore.com/~jsky/id34.html

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Posted 29 May 2007 - 09:10 AM

windows vista firwall seems to work great.
maybe a little to good.
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