zonealarm vs Sygate personal firewall

  mammak 15:35 04 May 2004

I had been running zonealarm for some time
without many problems untill lately' but have just installed Sygate to give it a try'
i would be intrested to know others veiws on these two firewalls. Regards Mammak.

  Diodorus Siculus 16:51 04 May 2004

My preference is for Sygate as it is "quiet" and seems less resource hungry than ZA.

  GaT7 16:54 04 May 2004

You may be interested in these recent freeware Firewall Group tests which include the ones you've mentioned: click here.

Many folks here use one or the other & seem to like them. 'Sygate or Zone Alarm' - click here to read recent discussion here.

PS - Just don't have both running at the same time as that can cause conflicts & unnecessary problems.

  Diodorus Siculus 16:56 04 May 2004

For what it's worth, I use a firewill simply to tell me what on my machine is trying to connect to the internet and where is is going to.

  mammak 17:13 04 May 2004

Crossbow7 very intresting read on your first click here' and no i havent got both running uninstalled zonealarm before i installed sygate'
Diodorus Siculus i have only had sygate since eary this afternoon it seems to be running nicely
in the back ground no hassle with it so far'
so i might well keep it. Regards

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