I need advice on firewalls!

  ali_baby 08:03 07 Dec 2009


Ive looked at alot of firewalls but they all seem really complicated so i was wondering if there is one that takes all the hard work out of it for you?
Last night i tried installing ZoneAlarm but windows stopped it and tried to find a solution but none were found so i ended up taking it off the pc.
Im a novice to computers and im scared incase i click on something im not meant to which is why id like a fw that does it all for you.
Any advice would be appreciated. XX

  ali_baby 08:12 07 Dec 2009


i have vista home premium and avast antivirus.
ive been told that the basic firewall thats comes in windows isnt enough so thats why im trying to find one thats easy!

  Halmer 08:13 07 Dec 2009

you probably don't need one.

I use click here which is a combined firewall and anti-virus for free. Works fine for me.

  Halmer 08:21 07 Dec 2009

and Vista.

This one works click here with Vista and is fine.

  Halmer 08:22 07 Dec 2009

Replying to my question before I posted it! Weird.

  ali_baby 08:27 07 Dec 2009

Lol!!! is sunbelt easy to use? is it just a case of installing it and thats it?

  ali_baby 08:40 07 Dec 2009

im not sure but i think it was the latest one. If that makes any sense lol. I'll try sunbelt...fingers crossed!

  Halmer 08:41 07 Dec 2009

as any in my humble opinion.

Download it and have a go.

You can always uninstall it easily if you don't like it but I'm sure that you will be fine.

  Halmer 08:42 07 Dec 2009

which version of ZA were you trying to install?

  Graphicool1 10:06 07 Dec 2009

You don't say what system you are running. I have WinXP and I use the Ashampoo Firewall. It is very easy to use and free. click here

  AL47 10:08 07 Dec 2009

yes, only ceratian versions of ZA work with vista

i have ZA firewall on 7 and its the ONLY one i like!

i forget which version works..i do have it on my laptop saved as an exe probably

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