Filewall

  ntlman 14:55 04 Apr 2004
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As anybody used outpost filewall by agnitum with windows xp pro and did they have a anyproblems with it

  Diodorus Siculus 15:03 04 Apr 2004

No but used it for a day on 98 lite and it did not liek the OS - more to do with 98lite than Outpost, I suppose.

  spuds 15:17 04 Apr 2004

A bit about firewalls click here which might be of interest.

  Terrahawk 15:24 04 Apr 2004

i have used the outpost firewall with xp pro and it hasnt caused me any problems

  Graham ® 15:32 04 Apr 2004

30 day trial from agnitum click here

  TommyRed 15:40 04 Apr 2004

I had Outpost firewall but when I ran 'Shields Up' test it showed two ports open. I was able to stealth one but not the other (1025 I think). I uninstalled it and ran Zone Alarm free edition, this passed the test. Outpost is well respected on here, in fact, I initially got it because it was recommended on here. Try 'Shields Up' click here HTH TR

  GANDALF <|:-)> 15:50 04 Apr 2004

It is well-documented that some professionals regard 'Shields Up', ZoneAlarm and Steve 'barrow boy' Gibson as one step from barking. ZA is resource hungry and Steve Gibson's lurid sites are only there to engender paranoia.

Your chance of getting hacked on a home computer is less than nil so Outpost will do the job admirably. Use the free version as there is no need to pay for a firewall.


G

  ntlman 16:19 04 Apr 2004

Didn't like zonealarm
it stop msn messanger from working properly
and kept crashing the pc making it run slowe whats the best option to set oupost to for allowing acces to the internet I have set it to allow most at the moment because the rules one stoped everything from working

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